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Chasing Mavericks -- When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is not only real, but exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.
Chasing Mavericks -- In Chasing Mavericks, directed by Curtis Hanson and Michael Apted, surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride a legendary Northern California break.
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When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Gerard Butler ... Frosty Hesson

Jonny Weston ... Jay Moriarity

Elisabeth Shue ... Kristy Moriarity

Abigail Spencer ... Brenda Hesson

Leven Rambin ... Kim Moriarity
Greg Long ... Magnificent One

Peter Mel ... Magnificent Two
Zach Wormhoudt ... Magnificent Three

Devin Crittenden ... Blond

Taylor Handley ... Sonny

Cooper Timberline ... Young Jay

Maya Raines ... Roquet

Harley Graham ... Young Kim

Jenica Bergere ... Zeuf

James Anthony Cotton ... Frank

Channon Roe ... Bob Pearson
Thomas Freil ... Bells
L. Peter Callender ... Biology Teacher (as L. Peter Callander)

Andrew Pierno ... Sonny Crew #1
Coy Coffman ... Sonny Crew #2

Richard Gross ... Brenda's Father
Gary Griffis ... Young Blond
Brandon Fleschner ... Beach Cruiser

Adam Del Rio ... Capitola Mall Druggie

Keegan Boos ... Young Sonny
Kaila Pearson ... Female Student

Christopher Sweeney ... Eli
Elina Wells ... Melia

Brandon Hooper ... Photographer on Boat
Nate Feix ... Little Grommet
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael Acosta ... Pickup Driver (uncredited)

Derek W. Adam ... Driver in Firebird (uncredited)
Elliott Arcelis ... Sexy surfer (uncredited)

Andy Arness ... Blue-Collar Worker (uncredited)
Samuel Baca ... Driver / Neighbor (uncredited)

Rodolfo C Barrios ... Migrant Worker (uncredited)
Riko Bay ... Blue-Collar Worker (2012) (uncredited)
Breezy the Beagle ... Jay's childhood dog (uncredited)

Erin Bell ... Student (uncredited)

Matt Bingham ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Alex Bretow ... Beach Cruiser (uncredited)
Joaquin Cano ... Migrant Worker (uncredited)
Cabran E. Chamberlain ... Neighbor (uncredited)

Nestor Cuellas ... Blue Collar Worker (uncredited)

Robert Cure ... Surfer #2 (uncredited)
Galen Davis ... Student (uncredited)
Leesha Davis ... Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)

Scott Eastwood ... Gordy (uncredited)

Sammy Elliott ... Cute surfer (uncredited)
Douglas Gawoski ... Young Frosty's Dad (uncredited)

David Gizzarelli ... Background (uncredited)

Jonathan Grebe ... Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)

Mark Daniel Hodge ... Neighbor (uncredited)

Mike Howard ... Neighbor / Bike Rider (uncredited)
Kymberly Jenal ... Bon Fire #1 (uncredited)

Jeffrey W. Jenkins ... Funeral attendee (uncredited)

Alexander Kanellakos ... Surfer #1 (uncredited)
Ainslee Kate ... Surfer (uncredited)
Diana Kibunguchy ... Extra (uncredited)
Mark Lavell ... Santa Cruz Local (uncredited)

Janean Christine Mariani ... Mavericks Videographer (uncredited)

Deanna Marks ... Molly (uncredited)
Jay Moriarty ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Cloud Mykals ... Surfer #3 (uncredited)

Lourdes Nadres ... Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)

Steven Jon Nichols ... Featured Spectator (uncredited)

Nkechi ... Mavericks Photographer (uncredited)

Montgomery Paulsen ... Nosy Neighbor (uncredited)

Jekyns Pelaez ... Neighbor (uncredited)
David Alan Poe ... Driver (uncredited)

Brian Sampson ... Blue Collar Worker / Driver (uncredited)
Frank Scozzari ... Beach Goer at Bonfire (uncredited)

Jon Komp Shin ... Surfer (uncredited)

Etienne Vick ... Driver 1966 VW (uncredited)
Steven Wiig ... Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Apted 
Curtis Hanson 
 
Writing credits
Kario Salem (screenplay)

Jim Meenaghan (story) &
Brandon Hooper (story)

Produced by
Gerard Butler .... executive producer
Kathleen M. Courtney .... associate producer
Curtis Hanson .... producer
Brandon Hooper .... producer
Mark Johnson .... producer
Georgia Kacandes .... executive producer
Jim Meenaghan .... producer
Alan Siegel .... executive producer
David Weil .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Chad Fischer 
 
Cinematography by
Bill Pope 
 
Film Editing by
John Gilbert 
 
Casting by
Nina Henninger 
Venus Kanani 
Mary Vernieu 
 
Production Design by
Ida Random 
 
Art Direction by
Chad Owens 
 
Set Decoration by
John Micheletos 
 
Costume Design by
Sophie De Rakoff  (as Sophie Carbonell)
 
Makeup Department
Karen Bradley .... makeup artist
Gretchen Davis .... makeup department head
Elvia Felix Herrera .... makeup artist
Robert Mrazik .... key hair stylist
Charlotte Parker .... hair department head
Charlotte Parker .... personal hair stylist: Gerard Butler
Yvette Rivas .... hair department head
Jennifer Tremont .... hair stylist
Jenny-King Turko .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Heidi Erl .... production supervisor
Carl Hampe .... second unit production supervisor
Luke Homeres .... Manager: Physical Production
Douglas Jones .... executive in charge of production
Georgia Kacandes .... unit production manager
Douglas C. Merrifield .... unit production manager: second unit
Liz Richards .... post-production manager
Jesse Torres .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Philip Boston .... second unit director
Craig Comstock .... second assistant director
Julie Cummings .... assistant director: second unit
Eric Heffron .... first assistant director
David Mendoza .... key second assistant director: second unit
Jayson Merrill .... first assistant director: surf unit
Anastacia C. Nemec .... assistant director: second unit
Anastacia C. Nemec .... second second assistant director
Christopher T. Sadler .... second second assistant director
Matthew D. Smith .... second assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Karen Baker .... set dec assistant (as Karen L. Baker)
Eric Beaumonte .... construction utility
Eric Beaumonte .... shop laborer
Carina Berlin .... art department intern
Tracy Boyko .... on-set painter
James Burke .... greensman
Jason Byers .... lead scenic artist
Nick D'Abo .... construction general foreman
Halsted Craig Hannah .... photoshop artist
Mike Helbig .... leadman
Jason Hoobyar .... set dresser
Peter Hudson .... set dresser
Kelli Lundy .... art department coordinator
William C. Martin .... assistant property master
Doni McMillan .... set dresser
Brian Meek .... propmaker
Carrie Nardello .... scenic artist
Nanci Noblett .... art director: pre-production
Jason Michael Noel .... on set dresser
Doug Pierce .... set designer
Anna Rogers .... assistant props
Stephan C. Sadler .... propmaker (as Stephen Sadler)
Mitt Seely .... storyboard artist
James Shefik .... scenic artist
James Shefik .... scenic foreman
Chris Ubick .... property master
Louis Visco .... set dresser
Christian Wadman .... prop master: marine unit
Doug E. Williams .... construction coordinator
Trenton Winslow .... construction gang boss
Adam Bennes .... propmaker (uncredited)
Edward J. McNicoll .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Paul Apted .... sound editor
James Ashwill .... foley mixer
Benjamin Beardwood .... dialogue editor
Jim Brookshire .... dialogue supervisor
Jim Brookshire .... supervising adr editor
Alan H. Chang .... boom operator: second unit (as Alan Chang)
Cary Clark .... technical support
Blake Collins .... foley mixer
Brian Copenhagen .... utility sound technician
John T. Cucci .... foley artist
Peter Deutscher .... boom operator: second unit
Richard Duarte .... foley mixer
John-Thomas Graves .... adr mixer
John Guentner .... foley mixer
Craig Henighan .... sound re-recording mixer
Edward J. Hernandez .... re-recording engineer
Keenan Jensen .... sound mixer: second unit
Scott Kinzey .... boom operator
John A. Larsen .... supervising sound editor
Wayne Lemmer .... sound effects editor
Skip Longfellow .... 1st Assistant Sound Editor
Eric Maldin .... adr mixer
Paul Massey .... sound re-recording mixer
Rob Nokes .... field sound effects
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist
Erin Michael Rettig .... dolby atmos mix tech
Dan Sharp .... sound re-recordist
Nelson Stoll .... sound mixer
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
J.D. Streett .... special effects coordinator
Robert J. Urban .... key special effects (as Robert J. Urban)
 
Visual Effects by
Dave Isaac Santos Abuel .... digital compositor
Casey Allen .... lead flame artist: Walden Media
Scott E. Anderson .... visual effects supervisor
Ashley Beck .... visual effects artist (as Ash Beck)
Ashley Beck .... visual effects artist
Niccolo H. Bodner .... digital lab assistant: Digital Sandbox (as Tyrell Lloyd)
Zach Brinkerhoff .... digital compositor
Bruce Buckley .... modeling and texturing
Edgar Burcksen .... visual effects editor: dsb
Brian Chen .... CG artist
Mark Chernausek .... visual effects technical assistant
Heather Davis Baker .... compositing supervisor
Miller Drake .... visual effects editor
David S. Dranitzke .... visual effects producer
Bob Finley III .... visual effects director of photography
Brent Gilmartin .... visual effects artist
Scott Gudahl .... digital compositor
Martin Hall .... senior compositor: Digital Sandbox
Brian Jochum .... visual effects producer (credits sequence)
Matt Kelly .... digital compositor
Didier Levy .... cg supervisor
Olek Lyzwanski .... fx technical director
Roni McKinley .... visual effects producer
Nicole Olmsted .... executive assistant: Scott E Anderson, Digital Sandbox
Clark Parkhurst .... lead Flame artist
James Polk .... pipeline software developer
Leigh H. Rens .... animator
Zack Rosenblatt .... visual effects production assistant
Penny Runge .... visual effects coordinator
Christopher Russell .... visual effects producer
Philip Sisk .... compositor
Paul Van Camp .... water technical director: DSBX
Derek Weil .... visual effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Ryan Augenstein .... stunt player
Grant Baker .... stunt player (as Grant 'Twig' Baker)
Ion Banner .... stunt player
Jeffrey G. Barnett .... stunt player
Adam Bartlett .... stunt player
Holly Beck .... stunt player
Shavi Blake .... stunt player
Gabe Boucher .... stunt player
Rocky Capella .... stunt player
Jeffrey Clark .... stunt player (as Jeff Clark)
Sam Coffey .... stunt player
Craig H. Davidson .... stunt player (as Craig Davidson)
Shawn Dollar .... stunt player
Colin Dwyer .... stunt player
Nate Feix .... stunt player
Jeremy Fitzgerald .... stunt player
Tyler Fox .... stunt player
Kai Garcia .... stunt player
Kilian Garland .... stunt player
Mike Gerhardt .... stunt player
Jack Guhin .... stunt player
Mark Healey .... stunt player
Kris A. Jeffrey .... stunt player (as Kris Jeffery)
Noah Johnson .... stunt player
Jeff Kafta .... stunt player
Alex Krimm .... stunt player
Abe Lerner .... stunt player
Brock Little .... stunt coordinator
Josh Loya .... stunt player
Marty Magnussen .... stunt player
Michael McDermott .... stunt player
Colin McPhillips .... stunt player
Nathan E. Mertz .... stunt player (as Nathan Mertz)
Travis Payne .... stunt player
Chayne Pearson .... stunt player (as Cheyne Pearson)
Max Pepperdine .... stunt player
Taylor Pitz .... stunt player
Josh Redman .... stunt player
Frank Solomon .... stunt player
Anthony Tashnick .... stunt player
Sean Taylor .... stunt player
Frank Torres .... stunt player
Darryl Virostko .... stunt player (as Darryl 'Flea' Virostko)
Grant Washburn .... stunt player
David Wessol .... stunt player
Tim West .... stunt player
Ben Wilkinson .... stunt player
Jeffrey G. Barnett .... stunt coordinator: second unit (uncredited)
Gabe Boucher .... stunt double: Johny Weston (uncredited)
Craig H. Davidson .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Jon H. Epstein .... stunt coordinator: second unit (uncredited)
Nathan E. Mertz .... stunt double: Jonny Weston (uncredited)
Frank Quirarte .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Anthony Tashnick .... stunt double: Gerard Butler (uncredited)
Sean Taylor .... stunt double: Gerard Butler (uncredited)
Michael Trisler .... stunt double: Jonny Weston (uncredited)
Grant Washburn .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph J. Allen .... grip
Joseph J. Allen .... second unit: best boy grip
Miles Anderson .... lighting technician
Ben Booker .... digital loader: second unit
Phil Bowen .... first assistant: second unit
Dane Brehm .... chief digital imaging technician: second unit
Michael Ryan Burns .... best boy grip: Marine Unit
Michael Ryan Burns .... best boy rigging electric
Ryan J. Calkin .... rigging electrician
Dave Childers .... key grip
Gregory M. Childers .... "b" dolly grip
Ian Chriss .... best boy's best boy grip: Marine Unit
Ian Chriss .... best boy's best boy rigging electric
Tom Cloutier .... electrician (as Thomas Cloutier)
Gregory Collis .... grip
Ron Condon .... camera operator
Evan Davies .... condor operator
Kelly Diehl .... libra head technician
Andrew Dumas .... first assistant camera: second unit
Tyler Emmett .... second assistant camera: second unit
Chad Eshbaugh .... crane technician
Bob Finley III .... gaffer
Jeph Folkins .... second assistant camera
Larry Haynes .... additional director of photography: second unit
Richard A. Hunt .... grip
Brook Johnson .... key rigging grip
John Johnson .... still photographer
Steve Kagan .... lighting technician
Aaron Kirby .... camera utility
Michael Kleiman .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Steve Koster .... klauscam operator
Todd Kuhn .... key grip: Marine Unit
James Kumarelas .... rigging gaffer
Ryan Kunkleman .... digital imaging technician: second unit
John Lacy .... best boy electric
Rick Larson .... electrician
Anne Lee .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Gregory Lundsgaard .... camera operator (as Greg Lundsgaard)
Greg Luntzel .... first assistant camera
Chris Mack .... second unit
Robert 'Boomer' McCann .... best boy grip
Thomas C. Miller .... aerial operator
David Mong .... electrician
Darin Moran .... camera operator: "a" camera: second unit
Tim Morgan .... electrician
Erik Gunnar Mortensen .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Spencer Mulcahy .... electrician
Andy Neddermeyer .... video assist: second unit
Orlando Orona .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Mike Ozier .... director of photography: second unit
Daniel Pershing .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Vance Piper .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Mike Prickett .... director of photography: second unit
Lisa Quinn .... rigging electrician
Gaston Richmond .... second assistant camera: second unit
Omar Sabeh .... rigging electrician
Paul Santoni .... first assistant camera: "a" camera second unit
Sophie Shellenberger .... lighting technician
Bryce Shields .... video assist
Mario Signore .... camera operator: second unit
Liam Sinnott .... second assistant camera: second unit
Dane Spelman .... grip: Marine Unit
Brent Spencer .... perfect horizon tech.
Kevin Stanley .... digital imaging technician
K.E.J. Stover .... additional set electrician
K.E.J. Stover .... rigging grip (as Kevin Stover)
Bret Suding .... digital imaging technician: second unit
John Trunk .... video assist
Will Wacha .... second assistant camera
Marc Wall .... grip
Grant Washburn .... camera operator
Will Weprin .... camera pa
Brook Willard .... digital imaging technician: additional photography
Mike Ozier .... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Kyle Davidson .... casting assistant
Marcy Guiragossian .... casting assistant
Colleen Kenneavy .... extras casting
Sarah Kliban .... casting assistant
Vanessa Portillo .... extras casting: los angeles
Michelle Wade Byrd .... casting associate (as Michelle Wade)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jessica Albertson .... assistant costume designer
Tiffany Amundson .... tailor
Diana Banas .... costume production assistant
Andrea Cooper .... key costumer
Michael Crow .... costumer
Sharon Fauvel .... head ager/dyer
David Perrone .... set costumer
Deirdre Scully .... set costumer: background
Leslie Weir .... costume supervisor
Valerie White .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Ben Baker .... digital workflow supervisor
Frank Canales .... post-production assistant
Pete Conlin .... post production
Nathaniel G. Fuller .... apprentice editor (as Nathaniel Fuller)
Jason Gandhi .... r&d
Morgan Heller .... dailies operator
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Ramon Huggins .... avid technician
Nicholas Hunt .... post-production IT production assistant
Alexander Johnson .... assistant editor
Dan Lebental .... additional editor
Dan Muscarella .... color timer
Michael Smollin .... digital intermediate colorist
Justin Staley .... dailies operator
Todd Zongker .... first assistant editor
Eliot Milbourn .... additional colorist (uncredited)
Ian Joseph Sly .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Joe Zappia .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Fernand Bos .... music editor
Stephen Coleman .... orchestrator
Brad Haehnel .... score mixer
Tanya Noel Hill .... music editor
Andrea von Foerster .... music supervisor
Patrick Houlihan .... music executive (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Beau Bean .... stakebed driver
Al Burton .... transportation coordinator
Kimberly Burton .... transportation dispatcher
Jack Carpenter .... camera car driver
Joe Handley .... driver: art department
Erik Hattan .... driver
Jesse Hynes .... production driver
Lynsey Tamsen Jones .... production assistant
Dannie Lenz .... local transportation captain
Brian Joseph Moore .... transportation captain: reshoots
Esteban Munoz .... mechanic
John Petty .... transportation captain: second unit
Frank Quirarte .... boat operator
Greg Rogers .... teamster driver
Eric Solmonson .... picture car coordinator
Mike Van Item .... production driver
Jay E. Vigil .... transportation captain
Rick Wiley .... driver: camera car
 
Other crew
Derek W. Adam .... production assistant
Mishan Afsari .... production assistant
John Arbuckle .... camera boat driver: marine department
Brad Beedle .... production medic
Andrew Blazensky .... assistant to Mr. Hooper
Shelley Booker .... studio teacher
Michael T. Brady .... marine coordinator
Francie Brown .... dialect coach
Ryan Carbrey .... location production assistant
Shannon Cecil .... production assistant
Darrick Chan .... location assistant
James Chandler .... lead craft service
Alan Chu .... IT/telecom tech
Dawn Todd Curfman .... production coordinator: Santa Cruz
Tasha Dabek .... second unit script supervisor
David Danberg .... catering & craft services
Drew Maximillion Davis .... set production assistant
Gabe de Kelaita .... office production assistant
Sasha Demello .... assistant to executive in charge of production
Carol DePasquale .... script supervisor (additional photography)
Roman Diaz .... production assistant
Carrie I. Dodd .... set production assistant
Emily Eckert .... assistant to Mark Johnson
Rory Enke .... location manager
Paula Frankel .... script supervisor: second unit
Bryan Gildner .... production assistant
Susan Gill .... studio teacher
Alyssa Gruhn .... set production assistant
Marcy Guiragossian .... set production assistant
Lisa Harding .... production assistant
Frosty Hesson .... advisor
Angela Higley .... office production assistant
Kristina Hontalas .... accounting clerk
Craig Hosking .... aerial coordinator/pilot
Jim Jaffe .... product placement executive
Dan Kemp .... second unit: location manager
Sarah Kliban .... dialogue coach
Ashley Kokawa .... assistant to Ms. Kacandes
Mark Kubr .... surf coach
Vishishth Kumar .... production assistant
Daniel Lee .... key assistant location manager
Josh Leith .... assistant to Curtis Hanson
Sorta Lim .... second unit production secretary
Krystal MacKnight .... assistant production coordinator
Heather MacLean .... assistant location manager
Andrea Manners .... script supervisor: second Unit
Andrea Manners .... script supervisor: second unit
Katie Mariani .... coordinator: main titles, Method Design
Brad Dirk Martin .... boat captain
Brad Dirk Martin .... production assistant
Dan Masciarelli .... producer: main titles, Method Design
Matthew S. Mayer .... key set production assistant
Schell Michael .... stand-in/double
Michael W. Miliotti .... head animal trainer
Rick Mischke .... stand-in
Peter Moody .... key assistant location manager
Kim Moriarity .... advisor
Anthony Muniz .... set production assistant
Anthony Muniz .... stand-in
Michael D. Nes .... project manager: Deluxe Digital Cinema
Lisandro Novillo .... set production assistant: vfx unit
Jill Nunley .... travel advisor
Paul J. Park .... second assistant accountant
William Passerino .... location assistant
David Alan Poe .... photo double: Gerard Butler (as David Alan Hodges)
Megan Pratt .... production assistant
Leslie Quan .... assistant production coordinator: second unit
Patrick Ranahan .... key assistant location manager
Michael Raziano .... assistant location manager: set
Sandy Reed .... craft service
Timothy Roberts .... stand-in
Leigh Rogers .... production assistant
Rocky Romano .... additional film footage
James A. Rota .... production IT supervisor
Marissa Rousseau .... office production assistant
Virginia Saenz McCarthy .... script supervisor
Hugo Salcido .... dive master
Jason Salzman .... production coordinator - vfx unit
Michael Sausa .... associate creative director: titles, Method Design
Cary Smith .... set medic: marine shooting
Jesse Soares .... stand-in
Carolina Solorzano .... production secretary
Aaron Speiser .... acting coach: Gerard Butler
Mylan Stepanovich .... physical production executive
Melanie Tepperman .... set production assistant
Steve Viola .... creative director: main titles: method design
Grant Washburn .... surf consultant
Christopher Waters .... location accountant
Chelsea Wehner .... office production assistant
Stephanie Wescott .... payroll accountant
Jerri Whiteman .... 1st asst accountant
Serena Wong .... production assistant
Melinda Wood .... unit publicist
Andrea Devaux .... additional script supervisor (uncredited)
Liz Gutierrez .... physical production manager (uncredited)
Simon Lake .... location scout (uncredited)
Melissa Voyagis .... epk field producer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Carlos Burle .... the producers wish to thank
Jimmy Chili .... the producers wish to thank
Shane Dorian .... the producers wish to thank
Steven J. Goldfisher .... the producers wish to thank
Matt Warshaw .... the producers wish to thank
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for thematic elements and some perilous action
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USA:116 min
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Trivia:
Kirby Bliss Blanton was considered for the role of Kim Moriarity.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: When Jay is working at Pleasure Pizza, Cornershop's "Brimful of Asha" is heard playing in the background. This part of the movie takes place in 1994 but the song wasn't released until 1997.See more »
Quotes:
Brenda Hesson:There are all kinds of sons. Some are born to you, some just occur to you.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Amazing GraceSee more »

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50 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
Great movie! Both thrilling and a life story., 25 October 2012
Author: sanwelch2004 from United States

This movie was great - The filming of of the huge waves, surfers, and conditions was fantastic. I found it a beautiful story of people, the challenge of relationships, mixed with the thrill of surfing, and the athletic abilities required for the champions.

From the heart, this is a true story of a young man, Jay (Jonny Weston), who in spite of many things against him, manages to make his dream come true based on hard work. It is also the story of another man, Frosty (Gerard Butler,) who has his own personal challenges, comes to terms with some of those, and builds a relationship with a young man who needs a father. I was particularly impressed by Brenda (Abigail Spencer), Frosty's wife, who simply loved him. Maybe a strange statement, but when you see the film, you will understand.

Definitely worth seeing!

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