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Momentum Generation (2018)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 21 April 2018 (USA)
A group of teenagers in Hawaii enter the world of professional competitive surfing in the 1990s and rise to super stardom.
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Credited cast:
Jeannie Chesser Jeannie Chesser ... Herself
Thomas DeLonge ... Himself
Shane Dorian ... Himself
Fletcher Dragge Fletcher Dragge ... Himself
Sunny Garcia Sunny Garcia ... Himself
Bob Hurley Bob Hurley ... Himself
Peter King Peter King ... Himself
Taylor Knox Taylor Knox ... Himself
Jim Lindberg Jim Lindberg ... Himself
Rob Machado ... Himself
Al Merrick Al Merrick ... Himself
Pat O'Connell Pat O'Connell ... Himself
Mark Occhilupo Mark Occhilupo ... Himself
Martin 'The Animal' Potter Martin 'The Animal' Potter ... Himself
Kalani Robb ... Himself
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For the first time in their careers, the core members of surfing's most legendary crew - including Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, Shane Dorian, Taylor Knox, Benji Weatherley, Kalani Robb, Ross Williams, Taylor Steele, and Pat O'Connell - have agreed to tell their story together, giving the filmmakers unprecedented access to their inner circle, and tens of thousands of hours of private archives. After leaving their families in their early teens to live crammed together in a house on the North Shore of Oahu, they courageously followed each other into Mother Nature's most dangerous waves - and when some of them didn't make it back to shore, together they found a way to mourn and adapt. Fueled by camaraderie - but even more so by a deep-seated competitiveness - this tight-knit crew became known as the "Momentum Generation" after being featured in Taylor Steele's groundbreaking films. They went on to win world titles, break records, and redefine the world's perception of the surfer, youth ...

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21 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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Inspirational documentary
22 December 2018 | by DANKmasterDANSee all my reviews

A really enjoyable documentary that recounts the progression of a group of friends, from kids having fun to legends in the sport of surfing.

And to the reviewer who was disappointed about the music in the closing credits: That is Jack Johnson, one of the surfers featured in the film, who also happened to become a world famous musician.


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