A surf-skate action-thriller about five best friends who set out on a road trip that quickly turns into an epic battle for survival.


Tito da Costa





Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Gray ... Bruce
Chris Blasman ... Rob
Renee Dorian ... Mel
Michael Buffo Michael Buffo ... Jimmy
Amanda Wing Amanda Wing ... Jody
Matt Lasky ... Rabid Madman
Michael Saad Michael Saad ... Sheriff Joe
Buddy Daniels Friedman ... Deputy
Holt Boggs ... Duke
Matthew Prater Matthew Prater ... Paul
Circus-Szalewski ... M
Eric Gerleman ... Cal
Ithaka Darin Pappas Ithaka Darin Pappas ... Ithaka
Ron Baker Ron Baker ... Tim R.B.
Charlie Chappell ... Johnny


High in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, a local sheriff finds world skateboard champion, Paul McGuiness' abandoned hearse parked at a remote alpine lake, a surfboard floating on the surface of the freezing water, but no trace of his body. Rumors immediately go viral that the troubled sports icon has committed suicide or overdosed on drugs from the relentless pressure being put on him to maintain his number one position as world champion. Paul's brother and manager, Bruce McGuiness, soon becomes haunted with the fear that he has caused the death of his younger sibling by having pushed him too hard to compete. Stricken with guilt and shame, he sets out on an epic road trip with four of Paul's best friends to restore his missing brother's honor and skateboard legacy. What begins as an adventure of a lifetime to make skateboard history, quickly turns into an ominous battle for survival as Bruce discovers that what happened to brother, is now happening to him.

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Michael Saad who played the Sheriff, had such a great time during the production, and believes in the film so much that he invested his own money into the project says, "I wanted to insure that this amazing film, this labor of love that captures so beautifully the authentic experience of the surf-skate subculture makes it to the big screen. A film like this comes along maybe once in a generation, and Road to Red is that film." See more »


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5.6? Noooo
22 March 2020 | by shaunewuSee all my reviews

B grade.. if you got nothing better to do otherwise I'd pass and watch your favourite movie for the 50th time... Big thumbs down

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Release Date:

3 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Darkslide See more »

Filming Locations:

Big Sur, California, USA See more »


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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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