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Surfwise (2007)

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Doug Pray explores the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz.

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Doug Pray

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Credited cast:
Juliette Paskowitz Juliette Paskowitz ... Self
David Paskowitz David Paskowitz ... Self
Jonathan Paskowitz Jonathan Paskowitz ... Self
Abraham Paskowitz Abraham Paskowitz ... Self
Israel Paskowitz Israel Paskowitz ... Self (as Israel 'Izzy' Paskowitz)
Moses Paskowitz Moses Paskowitz ... Self (as Moses Zyus Paskowitz II)
Adam Paskowitz Adam Paskowitz ... Self
Salvador Paskowitz ... Self (as Salvador Daniel Paskowitz)
Navah Paskowitz Navah Paskowitz ... Self (as Navah Paskowitz-Walther)
Josh Paskowitz Josh Paskowitz ... Self (as Joshua Paskowitz)
Dorian Paskowitz Dorian Paskowitz ... Self (as Dorian 'Doc' Paskowitz M.D.)
Adrian Paskowitz Adrian Paskowitz ... Self
Rob Jones Rob Jones ... Self
Brent Weber Brent Weber ... Self - Sportscaster
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Alexander Daniel Alexander ... The Duke
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The inspiring and tumultuous story of 85-year old surfer, health advocate and sex guru, Dr. Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, his wife Juliette, and their nine children who were all home-schooled and raised in a small camper on the beach, where they surfed and had to adhere to the strict diet and lifestyle of animals in the wild. Written by Doug Pray

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Rated R for language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

Soundtracks

Got You (Where I Want You)
Written by Adam Paskowitz, James Book, Nick Lucero and Peter Predichizzi
Performed by The Flys
Published by Ensign Music o/b/o itself and Coach And Hooch Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Windswept Holding LLC o/b/o Kirtland Records
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We loved it!
23 May 2008 | by TheFilmBabesSee all my reviews

We usually don't bother to review anywhere but our own sites, but we LOVED this movie! We have already recommended it to everyone we know and watched it twice! Such a cool movie, such a cool story. It would be so cool to live this guys life, except without the millions (well 9 really, same thing!) of kids. No thanks on that. But travel around the country, barley work, stop when ever and where ever, for however long you want. FREEDOM! Too bad extreme make over didn't exist back then, I would've written in to get this family a roomier ride/home. Anyway, watch and enjoy and let us know what you think! I can't imagine anyone not liking this movie......dude :)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Oikogeneia sto kyma See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$127,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,304, 11 May 2008

Gross USA:

$269,994

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$318,478
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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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