A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there - they also find love...
Who will be crowned King of the Surf?
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Did You Know?
The Waimea footage in the movie was actually shot by the Napoleons, who traveled to Hawaii specifically to capture surfers taking on the giant waves. A series of weather conditions had come together to produce one of the longest uninterrupted periods of big waves in recent memory in late 1962 through March 1963. The Napoleons, equipped with these spectacular shots, went back to California and wrote the script around them. See more
When Jody Wallis (Fabian) takes refuge from a rain storm in a closed hut, outside in the rain his short is soaked, but when he comes through the door inside his short is mostly dry with a few water spots on it. See more
[to Jody Wallis
You're a funny boy. One minute you're shooting harpoons at someone and the next, you're very nice.
Featured in Riding Giants
Ride the Wild Surf
by Jan Berry
, Brian Wilson
and Roger Christian
Sung by Jan & Dean
(as Jan and Dean) See more