Drift (II) (2013)

R  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  2 July 2013 (USA)
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In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.




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In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

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Two Brothers. One Dream. No Rules.


Drama | Sport

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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drift - Besiege die Welle  »

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AUD 11,000,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


Rick Jakovich:  One of the surf cinematographers doubles as the 'Soul Surfer' JB and Jimmy watch riding solo. See more »


Near the beginning of the movie, the characters visit the Seacliffe hotel, however at the end of the movie the "Drift" store is located next door to the "Nannup Hotel" where the movie was filmed. See more »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.199 (2011) See more »


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A movie that is very slow moving almost the whole time but the ending is very good. Surfing fans will really like this. I say B-
11 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"You know the trouble with being the last man standing? You got no one to share it with." This is the true story of Jimmy (Samuel) & Andy Kelly. They are two brothers who share a love for surfing. When they come up with an idea to open a shop to sell their own gear Andy is 100% into it while Jimmy just wants to do his own thing. Between the money problems, the dangerous waves and angry bikers things don't go as easy as the brothers planned. There have been a few surfing movies to come out in the last few years. Soul Surfer I thought was very good. Chasing Mavericks was OK. This one is a little of both. The first hour and a half were a little slow and I almost stopped it a few times, but the ending was great and I am very glad that I stuck with it. There are some movies that are good but the ending seems to ruin everything. This one is the opposite. The movie is a little slow moving but the ending makes up for it. Overall, a movie that is a struggle in some parts but the end is a great reward for sticking with it. I give it a B-.

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