9 Movies Where the Surf is the Star of the Show

Love them or hate them, here are Hollywood's best attempts at surf movies.

Sun, sea and surf – it’s a director’s dream. The first film to really embrace surf culture was Gidgit in 1959 and has been cited by many as bringing surfing to mainstream culture. Since then the love affair between cinema and gnarly waves hasn’t abated – often with questionable results.

Once again MPORA has scoured through the reels so you don’t have to find the highlights.


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