Steve Addington is the world's preeminent surfer - cool, laid back, stoned, shirtless and barefoot, living off endorsements for surfboards and trunks, paid in cash. In Malibu his endorsement contract has been bought by Eddie Zarno, a surfer turned businessman who wants Steve to record his moves for an electronic virtual reality game. Steve just wants to surf. While Zarno tries to change Steve's mind, the Pacific goes calm - there are no waves for days on end. Steve's attracted to Danni, recently fired by Zarno, but the lack of surfing drains him. Plus, he's low on dough. Will he sign with Zarno, get paid, and lose his self-respect?
"love and waves, that's what we need in these dark days."
5 September 2008 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $5,971,
7 September 2008, Limited Release
Gross USA: $36,497, 14 September 2008
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The two connected checks offered to Steve at the party house were drawn on Broadway Bank, in Santa Monica, Ca. from a company called: Beachway Industries, for $50,000 each. The problem was, there weren't any account numbers on the checks. See more
Whats so special about surfing?
Whats so special about the wind? Surfing is to... be with that mystery. To ride that mystery for as long as you can. And then when it's over that's cool because you know what? You were there, in line and on time.
Este Amor (Carnival Version)
Written by Jorge Bermudez, Ali Olmo
and Michael Davies
Performed by Bermudez Triangle
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