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Going Vertical: The Short Board Revolution  2009  2.8 ★ 87 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
A stylish look at the growing surfing scene and counterculture of the 1960s, this documentary explores whether Hawaii's Dick Brewer or Australia's Bob McTavish deserves credit for inventing controllable shortboards to replace bulky longboards. Narrated by actor Simon Baker, this wipeout-filled sports movie features interviews with surfing royalty such as Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Layne Beachley and Laird Hamilton.


Warren Miller: Children of Winter  2008  3.7 ★ 98 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Narrated by Olympic gold medalist Johnny Moseley, this high-octane documentary highlights the impressive athletic prowess of some of the world's top skiers and snowboarders, including Moseley, Daron Rahlves, Marco Sullivan and Seth Wescott. The film, which features stunning cinematography and a pounding rock soundtrack, takes viewers to the slopes of Japan, Austria, British Columbia, Alaska and Iceland.


Water Man  2008  3.2 ★ 55 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Surfing legend Laird Hamilton and some of his best buddies set off on an action-sports tour of Indonesia, where they bodysurf, paddle surf, hydrofoil, tow surf, stand-up surf and even find time to ride some of the region's world-famous waves. Hamilton is joined on this exciting boating adventure by famed surfers Dave Kalama, Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado and the three surfing Malloy brothers -- Chris, Keith and Dan.


Water Man  2008  3.2 ★ 55 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Surfing legend Laird Hamilton and some of his best buddies set off on an action-sports tour of Indonesia, where they bodysurf, paddle surf, hydrofoil, tow surf, stand-up surf and even find time to ride some of the region's world-famous waves. Hamilton is joined on this exciting boating adventure by famed surfers Dave Kalama, Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado and the three surfing Malloy brothers -- Chris, Keith and Dan.


Warren Miller: Children of Winter  2008  3.7 ★ 98 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Narrated by Olympic gold medalist Johnny Moseley, this high-octane documentary highlights the impressive athletic prowess of some of the world's top skiers and snowboarders, including Moseley, Daron Rahlves, Marco Sullivan and Seth Wescott. The film, which features stunning cinematography and a pounding rock soundtrack, takes viewers to the slopes of Japan, Austria, British Columbia, Alaska and Iceland.


Great Waves: Hawaii: Waimea Bay, Pipeline & Honolua Bay  2006  2.9 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
At the center of surfing history, culture and lore are Hawaii and the waves of Waikiki, Waimea Bay, Oahu's North Shore Pipeline and Maui's Honolua Bay. This volume of the Great Waves series delves into some of the legendary tube rides, wipeouts, politics, brawls and tall tales of Hawaiian surf history. Among the interviews, surf icons Kelly Slater, Mark Richards and Ian Cairns tell their stories of championship rides and life-changing wipeouts.


Pipeline Masters  2006  3.6 ★ 83 mins Documentary Rated: NR
For decades, Hawaii's legendary Banzai Pipeline has been the spot for surfing's most ferocious and prestigious Masters competition. Tune in to witness 30 years of triumphs and gnarly wipeouts from the sport's most celebrated riders, including Simon Anderson, Kelly Slater and Michael Ho. The surf's up and the action is extreme as these competitors prove time and again that it takes guts and true grit to earn the title of Pipeline Master.


Pipeline Masters  2006  3.6 ★ 83 mins Documentaries Rated: NR
For decades, Hawaii's legendary Banzai Pipeline has been the spot for surfing's most ferocious and prestigious Masters competition. Tune in to witness 30 years of triumphs and gnarly wipeouts from the sport's most celebrated riders, including Simon Anderson, Kelly Slater and Michael Ho. The surf's up and the action is extreme as these competitors prove time and again that it takes guts and true grit to earn the title of Pipeline Master.


Hawaiian Surf Stories  2006  2.3 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Experience the ultimate in Hawaiian surfing with five short films by Jimi Berlin that showcase the sport's superstars. World champ Kelly Slater appears in "Into Cool Water"; "Tanker Re-Evolution" revisits the longboard era; "Modern Legends in Hawaiian Surf" visits Makaha's U.S. Championships; more than 50 star surfers appear in the bodyboarding film "I Don't Know Why"; and "Hawaiian Surf Stories" travels to Waimea Bay's Second Reef pipeline.


Great Waves: Australia: North Narrabeen, Kirra Point & Bells Beach  2006  2.7 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Tracing more than 40 years of surf history, this program visits world-famous breaks such as Queenland's Kirra Point, Victoria's Bells Beach and New South Wales's North Narrabeen. Highlights of major surf competitions complement anecdotes detailing legends such as the North Narrabeen Boardriders of the 1970s. All in all, dozens of surf legends are featured in this volume of &NFi;The Surfer's Journal&NFi_;'s series about global surf culture.


Great Waves: Hawaii: Waimea Bay, Pipeline & Honolua Bay  2006  2.9 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
At the center of surfing history, culture and lore are Hawaii and the waves of Waikiki, Waimea Bay, Oahu's North Shore Pipeline and Maui's Honolua Bay. This volume of the Great Waves series delves into some of the legendary tube rides, wipeouts, politics, brawls and tall tales of Hawaiian surf history. Among the interviews, surf icons Kelly Slater, Mark Richards and Ian Cairns tell their stories of championship rides and life-changing wipeouts.


Vans: Triple Crown of Surfing  2004  3.2 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Off the northern shores of Oahu, trendsetting fashion house Vans hosts a competition -- featuring such greats as Sunny Garcia -- to crown the best surfer in the nation. Catch this amazing challenge (broken down into three heats) in a documentary that preserves all the action of the Triple Crown. Extras include a behind-the-scenes peek at the action; interviews with Kelly Slater and Gerry Lopez; rarely seen footage from the contest; and more.


Sprout  2004  3.6 ★ 92 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Thomas Campbell (The Seedling) celebrates the freedom of surf culture with a film that reveals the splendor of the ocean experience, set to music by the Shins, Brokeback, Will Oldham and other artists. Featured wave riders include Joel Tudor, Dan Malloy, Alex Knost, Kassia Meador, Ozzie Wright, Skip Frye, Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado, Belinda Baggs, Dane Peterson, Mark Cunningham, Devon Howard, Mike Stewart and Monica Rose.


Sprout  2004  3.7 ★ 92 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Thomas Campbell (The Seedling) celebrates the freedom of surf culture with a film that reveals the splendor of the ocean experience, set to music by the Shins, Brokeback, Will Oldham and other artists. Featured wave riders include Joel Tudor, Dan Malloy, Alex Knost, Kassia Meador, Ozzie Wright, Skip Frye, Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado, Belinda Baggs, Dane Peterson, Mark Cunningham, Devon Howard, Mike Stewart and Monica Rose.


A Brokedown Melody  2004  3.7 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Combining striking imagery, original music and commentary, director Chris Malloy's 2004 documentary offers a unique perspective on the life of surfers, following a "tribe" as they journey from Indonesia to South America. Musician and surfer Jack Johnson, who contributed the title track, rides the waves alongside legends of the sport such as Kelly Slater, Tom Curren, Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado and C.J. Hobgood.


A Brokedown Melody  2004  3.7 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Combining striking imagery, original music and commentary, director Chris Malloy's 2004 documentary offers a unique perspective on the life of surfers, following a "tribe" as they journey from Indonesia to South America. Musician and surfer Jack Johnson, who contributed the title track, rides the waves alongside legends of the sport such as Kelly Slater, Tom Curren, Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado and C.J. Hobgood.


The Surfer's Journal Biographies: Gerry Lopez and Barry Kanaiaupuni  2000  2.7 ★ 60 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
The fourth installment of the Surfer's Journal biography series chronicles the rise of iconic wave riders Gerry Lopez and Barry Kanaiaupuni, a pair of Hawaiian athletes who represent opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to the sport of surf. On-location action footage combines with candid on-camera interviews to tell two fascinating true-life stories -- one of elegance and another of pure speed and power.


The Endless Summer II  1994  3.8 ★ 100 mins Documentaries Rated: PG
Retracing the journey Mike Hynson and Robert August made in the 1966 classic The Endless Summer, documentary filmmaker Bruce Brown follows surfers Patrick O'Connell and Robert "Wingnut" Weaver as they traverse the globe in search of the perfect wave. Highlighting how far the sport of surfing has evolved, this dazzling sequel takes viewers to top surfing spots in France, South Africa, Costa Rica, Australia and Alaska.


The Endless Summer II  1994  3.8 ★ 100 mins Documentary Rated: PG
Retracing the journey Mike Hynson and Robert August made in the 1966 classic The Endless Summer, documentary filmmaker Bruce Brown follows surfers Patrick O'Connell and Robert "Wingnut" Weaver as they traverse the globe in search of the perfect wave. Highlighting how far the sport of surfing has evolved, this dazzling sequel takes viewers to top surfing spots in France, South Africa, Costa Rica, Australia and Alaska.


Farewell to the King  1989  3.1 ★ 114 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13
After fleeing his Japanese captors in Borneo during World War II, American prisoner of war Learoyd (Nick Nolte) hides out in the jungle, where he's taken in by a tribe of headhunters who consider him sacred because of his intricate tattoos. When British soldiers discover Learoyd two years later, they're astonished that he's been crowned king. Now, they want him to rejoin the Allied fight, but Learoyd resists -- until his tribe is threatened.


Farewell to the King  1989  3.5 ★ 114 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13
After fleeing his Japanese captors in Borneo during World War II, American prisoner of war Learoyd (Nick Nolte) hides out in the jungle, where he's taken in by a tribe of headhunters who consider him sacred because of his intricate tattoos. When British soldiers discover Learoyd two years later, they're astonished that he's been crowned king. Now, they want him to rejoin the Allied fight, but Learoyd resists -- until his tribe is threatened.


North Shore  1987  3.6 ★ 96 mins Drama Rated: PG
Determined to conquer the perilous waves of the legendary North Shore, a brash teenage surfing champ moves to Hawaii for the summer. But his aging "soul surfer" mentor shows him that true surfing is about more than shredding the waves.


North Shore  1987  3.6 ★ 96 mins Dramas Rated: PG  until 01-Jan-2025 
Determined to conquer the perilous waves of the legendary North Shore, a brash teenage surfing champ moves to Hawaii for the summer. But his aging "soul surfer" mentor shows him that true surfing is about more than shredding the waves.


Storm Riders  1982  2.7 ★ 128 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: PG-13
Travel back in time and across the globe for an exciting ocean adventure with some of the most radical surfers in the sport. A classic rock soundtrack featuring bands such as The Doors and Men at Work complements the thrilling action that takes you from Hawaii and Indonesia to Australia and Africa. This 1982 feature showcases wave riders Mark Richards, Wayne Lynch, Rabbit Bartholomew, Gerry Lopez, Shaun Tomson, Joe Engel, Peter McCabe and more.


Conan the Barbarian Nominated For/Won Awards 1982  3.5 ★ 129 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: R
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in his breakout role as Conan, who -- after his parents are killed by an evil sorcerer (James Earl Jones) -- is sent to a slave camp, where he trains to be a gladiator. Once granted freedom, the bruiser seeks to avenge his parents' deaths. This pure swords-and-sorcery epic is one of the best of its kind, sparking a wave of fantasy films (as well as a sequel) in the early 1980s.


Conan the Barbarian Nominated For/Won Awards 1982  3.6 ★ 129 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R RT:75%
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in his breakout role as Conan, who -- after his parents are killed by an evil sorcerer (James Earl Jones) -- is sent to a slave camp, where he trains to be a gladiator. Once granted freedom, the bruiser seeks to avenge his parents' deaths. This pure swords-and-sorcery epic is one of the best of its kind, sparking a wave of fantasy films (as well as a sequel) in the early 1980s.


Storm Riders  1982  2.7 ★ 128 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: PG-13
Travel back in time and across the globe for an exciting ocean adventure with some of the most radical surfers in the sport. A classic rock soundtrack featuring bands such as The Doors and Men at Work complements the thrilling action that takes you from Hawaii and Indonesia to Australia and Africa. This 1982 feature showcases wave riders Mark Richards, Wayne Lynch, Rabbit Bartholomew, Gerry Lopez, Shaun Tomson, Joe Engel, Peter McCabe and more.


Tubular Swells / A Day in the Life of Wayne Lynch  1976  2.9 ★ 90 mins Sports & Fitness Rated: NR
Two classic surf films from the 1970s spotlight the burgeoning creativity of the time by profiling the athletes who carried the sport of surfing to the next level. Tubular Swells (1975) applies a dreamlike vibe to the action filmed in Hawaii and then-undiscovered spots like Indonesia and Bali. A Day in the Life of Wayne Lynch (1978) profiles the legendary surfer who helped pioneer the concept of shortboard ripping.

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