Most Popular Surfer Movies and TV Shows
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1. Baywatch (2017)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.
Votes: 138,259 | Gross: $58.06M
2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Votes: 85,239 | Gross: $27.09M
4. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.
Votes: 248,062 | Gross: $63.17M
5. The Shallows (2016)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.
Votes: 107,251 | Gross: $55.12M
7. Lilo & Stitch (2002)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive.
Votes: 150,673 | Gross: $145.79M
8. Soul Surfer (2011)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.
Votes: 41,727 | Gross: $43.85M
9. Sahara (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.
Votes: 86,828 | Gross: $68.67M
11. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A man who specialises in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Votes: 241,800 | Gross: $71.99M
13. Vanishing Point (1971)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops.
17. Sharknado (2013 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.
18. Don't Make Waves (1967)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), ... See full summary »
19. Without a Paddle (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.
Votes: 41,642 | Gross: $58.17M
20. Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Spoof of 1960s Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960s Malibu, becomes "Chicklet", the first girl surfer at ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,177 | Gross: $0.27M
22. Teen Beach Movie (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 110 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Two surfing lovers, whose doomed relationship is nearing to a close, find themselves swept into a a dimension traversing wave that sends them into a beach movie musical in the 60's.
23. Airborne (1993)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,888 | Gross: $2.85M
24. Surf's Up (2007)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.
Votes: 62,770 | Gross: $58.87M
25. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.
Votes: 32,331 | Gross: $15.19M
26. 3 Ninjas (1992)
PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Family
Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.
Votes: 18,819 | Gross: $29.00M
27. Orange County (2002)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama
A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.
Votes: 44,967 | Gross: $41.03M
28. Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, History
In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.
Votes: 19,455 | Gross: $0.11M
29. Just Friends (2018 TV Movie)
80 min | Comedy, Romance
6 time Award winning romantic comedy about two young men, from mixed backgrounds, falling love ...and their clashes with their overbearing mothers.
30. Men at Work (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two garbage men uncover a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping and decide to bring the whole operation down.
Votes: 21,163 | Gross: $16.25M
31. Shelter (II) (2007)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.
Votes: 19,474 | Gross: $0.14M
32. Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) (2015)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
In the well-to-do suburbs of a small town, a group of pretty average, well-adjusted sixteen and seventeen year olds are ordinary adolescents who take a singular path.
33. Chasing Mavericks (2012)
PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 29,020 | Gross: $6.00M
34. Kaboom (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A sexually "undeclared" college freshman's clairvoyant/prophetic dreams are the first sign that something very strange is going on involving his class-mates -- with him at the center.
Votes: 11,871 | Gross: $0.12M
35. The Big Bounce (2004)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischevious, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.
Votes: 17,104 | Gross: $6.47M
37. John from Cincinnati (2007)
55 min | Drama
In Imperial Beach, California, the dysfunctional Yost family intersects with two new arrivals to the community: a dim-but-wealthy surfing enthusiast and man spurned by the Yosts years ago.
39. The ABCs of Death (2012)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Horror
A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.
Directors: Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, Hélène Cattet, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Jason Eisener, Bruno Forzani, Adrián García Bogliano, Xavier Gens, Jorge Michel Grau, Lee Hardcastle, Noboru Iguchi, Thomas Cappelen Malling, Anders Morgenthaler, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Simon Rumley, Marcel Sarmiento, Jon Schnepp, Srdjan Spasojevic, Timo Tjahjanto, Andrew Traucki, Nacho Vigalondo, Jake West, Ti West, Ben Wheatley, Adam Wingard, Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Iván González, Kyra Zagorsky, Lucy Clements
Votes: 16,981 | Gross: $0.02M
40. Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.
41. Surf Ninjas (1993)
PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two boys learn from a mysterious warrior that they are the heirs to the throne of Patusan and set out to overthrow the current monarchy.
Votes: 7,207 | Gross: $4.92M
43. American Beach House (2015)
90 min | Comedy
What happens when six lucky strangers, three handsome young guys and three beautiful sexy young women, from all over the world, win a random contest-- an all expenses paid trip to an ... See full summary »
44. North Shore (1987)
PG | 96 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Before entering art school, Rick Kane sets out to surf the big wave season on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, after winning a surfing contest in an Arizona wave pool by his home. Once in ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,088 | Gross: $3.83M
45. L!fe Happens (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy
A comedy centered on two best friends, Kim and Deena, who fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after Kim gets pregnant and has a baby.
Votes: 7,242 | Gross: $2.00M
46. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Votes: 45,275 | Gross: $0.87M
48. Seven (1979)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama
Hawaii has fallen under the control of a ruthless cartel of seven gangsters. The FBI acquires the services of an ex-agent turned assassin Drew Savano (William Smith) who in turn assemble a team of seven hitmen to stop them.
49. Back to the Beach (1987)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Frankie and Annette, having grown up and put aside their beach-partying lifestyle, visit their daughter in Southern California and discover there's still some wild times left in them.
Votes: 2,537 | Gross: $13.11M
50. The Allnighter (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
Molly, Val and Gina are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. Molly is still looking for real love and Val is beginning to doubt if that is what she's found.... See full summary »
Votes: 999 | Gross: $2.70M