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Grind (2003)

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Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.

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Casey La Scala

Writer:

Ralph Sall

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Vogel ... Eric Rivers
Vince Vieluf ... Matt Jensen
Adam Brody ... Dustin Knight
Joey Kern ... Sweet Lou
Jennifer Morrison ... Jamie
Jason London ... Jimmy Wilson
Summer Altice ... Winona
Bam Margera ... Bam
Erin Murphy Erin Murphy ... Hot Mama
Baron La Scala Baron La Scala ... In Utero
Stephen Root ... Cameron
Sasha Jenson ... Greg (as Sasha Jensen)
Brian Posehn ... Orville the Scraggly Guy
Christopher McDonald ... Mr. Rivers
Donte Calarco Donte Calarco ... Buxom Girl #1
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Storyline

While the rest of his high school graduating class is heading to the same old grind of college, skateboarder Eric Rivers and his best friends, Dustin, a goal-oriented workaholic, and misfit slacker Matt have one last summer roadtrip together to follow their dream of getting noticed by the professional skateboarding world--and getting paid to skate. When skating legend Jimmy Wilson's skate demo tour hits town, the boys figure that as soon as he sees their fierce tricks, he'll sign them up for his renowned skate team immediately, right? Unfortunately, the guys are intercepted by Jimmy's road manager and they can't get their foot in the door, much less their boards. But they do get some free advice: keep skating, stay true to yourself, and stay in the game--if you're good, you'll get noticed. Following their dream-- and Jimmy's national tour--Eric, Dustin and Matt start their own skate team, reluctantly sponsored by Dustin and his college fund. After recruiting laid-back ladies man Sweet... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deszkások See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,511,403, 17 August 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,111,630, 14 September 2003
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The scene with Sweet Lou and the high school girls is an allusion to Matthew McConaughey's line in Dazed and Confused (1993), "That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age." See more »

Goofs

When Matt pushes Dustin in the water Eric is in the background laughing hysterically, when the shot changes Eric isn't laughing at all. See more »

Quotes

Sweet Lou: What's up?
Denise: [Shoots a clown gun that shows a flag] Bang.
Sweet Lou: I can't believe you're Matt's sister.
Denise: Me either.
Sweet Lou: So you want to... Wanna...
Denise: [She takes his glasses off and put them on the table] "You want to...?" Do you wanna learn how to throw a pie?
[puts a plate of pie on his hand]
Denise: Bet you never turn down pie.
[Licks her finger]
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes during the credits, mostly skateboarding spills. See more »

Connections

References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Pitiful
Written and Performed by Blindside
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Nothing Spectacular, Except for the Skating
26 September 2005 | by Stoli_Raz_N_7See all my reviews

This film is just plain fun. The story isn't anything spectacular, but the skating is sick, the babes are all top shelf, and the main characters are just four guys having fun. Their adventures are enjoyable, and the show is slathered with multiple layers of humor and style. Of course this isn't going to be on any critics' top ten lists, nor will it win any awards anywhere, but the extraordinary films that wind up in those categories often have little to no replay value - once you've seen them, they're pretty much done. "Grind" is a film that's so enjoyable, it's easy to watch it over and over and over again. I've already seen it eight times.


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