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180° South (2010)

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The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.

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Chris Malloy

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Jeff Johnson (journals), Chris Malloy (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yvon Chouinard ... Himself
Doug Tompkins Doug Tompkins ... Himself
Keith Malloy Keith Malloy ... Himself
Alicia Salome Acuna Ika Alicia Salome Acuna Ika ... Herself
Timmy O'Neill Timmy O'Neill ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Frost ... Himself
Jeff Johnson Jeff Johnson ... Himself
Kristine McDivitt Tompkins Kristine McDivitt Tompkins ... Herself
David McGuire David McGuire ... Himself
Alejandro Navarro Harrieta Alejandro Navarro Harrieta ... Himself
Ramon Navarro Ramon Navarro ... Himself
Juan Pablo Orrego Juan Pablo Orrego ... Himself
Chuck Pratt ... Himself
Royal Robbins ... Himself
David Seldman David Seldman ... Himself
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Storyline

Conquerors of the Useless follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest wave of his life - and prepares himself for a rare ascent of Cerro Corcovado. Jeff's life turns when he meets up in a rainy hut with Chouinard and Tompkins who, once driven purely by a love of climbing and surfing, now value above all the experience of raw nature - and have come to Patagonia to spend their fortunes to protect it. Written by Tim Lynch

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Conquerors of the Useless


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 January 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

180 Degrees South See more »

Filming Locations:

Baja California, Mexico See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,269, 23 May 2010

Gross USA:

$31,745

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,745
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Woodshed Films Inc. See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Yvon Chouinard: The word 'adventure' has just gotten overused. For me, adventure is when everything goes wrong. That's when the adventure starts.
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Written by Mason Jennings
Performed by Mason Jennings
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Great movie overall...motivating with excellent quotes
13 January 2011 | by zach-949-678127See all my reviews

I am a big fan of these men's (and women's) motto and lifestyle.

They have an excellent message that many people can learn from. Yvon has some great quotes and its so awesome to see him charge at age 69.

Yvon and Doug have such humility for all that they have done; its too bad there aren't more people like them.

Jeff Johnson gets an awesome trip and adventure on tape and a inspiring message to share with the world.

This movie makes me think seriously about a 6 month break from work to travel to Patagonia.

Love it


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