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Waveriders (2008)

The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.


Joel Conroy
7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cillian Murphy ... Narrator (voice)
Kelly Slater ... Himself
Richard Fitzgerald Richard Fitzgerald ... Himself
Gabe Davies Gabe Davies ... Himself
Chris Malloy Chris Malloy ... Himself
Keith Malloy Keith Malloy ... Himself
Dan Malloy ... Himself
Rabbit Kekai Rabbit Kekai ... Himself
Kevin Naughton Kevin Naughton ... Himself
Craig Peterson Craig Peterson ... Himself
John McCarthy John McCarthy ... Himself
Easkey Britton Easkey Britton ... Herself (as Easky Britton)
Fergal Smith Fergal Smith ... Himself
Arthur Verge Arthur Verge ... Himself
Drew Kampion Drew Kampion ... Himself


WAVERIDERS tracks the previously untold story of surfing pioneers all linked to Ireland and incorporates an unexpected twist that spins the story across the globe to Hawaii, California and back again. Written by Joel Conroy

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The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.


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Release Date:

3 April 2009 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »


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Technical Specs



Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


Color (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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