Athletes. This film could’ve just been an hour-long montage of big-wave surf porn. It was a throw-back to those movies that were not CG'd out, action flicks, super-heros, etc. All these guys – the filmers and the surfers – were so willing to help us with this project. Es ist schon beeindruckend, wenn Menschen scheinbar furchtlos diese Monster bezwingen! [6] Luckily, enormous swells arrived. When 15 year old Jay discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is not only real, but exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. Medina felled in rematch after another kegging day at the End of the Road. It has a home-grown feeling with interesting colors and nice photography. I tried the whole snowboarding route, and I was sponsored and living Park City, then Mammoth for two years. But then I got really injured when I was 24 – I fractured my hip. [9][22][30] Corliss called it the most dangerous stunt that has ever been filmed for a movie. He wakes aboard a yacht with the surfer, Bodhi (Édgar Ramírez), and his team Roach (Clemens Schick), Chowder (Tobias Santelmann), and Grommet (Matias Varela). [40] Including revenues from five other Asian markets, the total opening was $14.1 million. 35 of 41 people found this review helpful. TV. Add the first question. After presenting his analysis, Utah is sent undercover to France under a field agent named Pappas (Ray Winstone). Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. An American-German-Chinese[4] co-production, the film is a remake of the 1991 film of the same name. [31] Chris Sharma served as a stunt double for Johnny Utah,[30] whereas Teresa Palmer was filmed in a climbing scene separately in the Alps. [28] The five fliers includes two times World Wingsuit League champion and four times Guinness World Records holder Jhonathan Florez (cameraman, who died in July 2015),[28] Red Bull Air Force former manager Jon DeVore (portrayed Utah), who previously worked on the wingsuit sequence for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and served as the aerial coordinator,[9] Mike Swanson (Bodhi), Julian Boulle (Grommet), Noah Bahnson (Roach), and James Boole. View production, box office, & company info. The 15 most epic surf movies We count down the best, most gnar-shredding surf movies of all time, from feel-good flicks to big-wave docs By Kate Wertheimer Posted: Tuesday March 22 2016 Bodhi gives him an initiation fight and soon he is accepted into the circle. Although no U.S. team has ever won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team of underdogs. A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. [Laughs.] A set of crew first went to Jaws, a surf break in Maui, months before principal photography began on the film. She explains further that Ozaki actually completed his third ordeal, despite what was widely believed. Bodhi escapes because Utah cannot stand up after the crash. “These are those days you dream about before you make the tour.” -Ace Buchan. [6] Core hired Linh Nguyen, a longtime Southern California climber and former climbing consultant to a TV sports series, who Core described as his "oldest friend", as the Climbing Unit Supervisor. The 2012 Volcom Fiji Pro at Cloudbreak. Since then, surfing became everything to me. [25] DeVore knew that the sequence was going to be difficult to enact, especially in supertight, choreographed formations. Was it hard for you, as a somewhat unknown filmmaker, to gain their trust to talk about these things? He attends a briefing on a skyscraper heist, in which the criminals stole diamonds, escaping by parachute, in Mumbai. Peter Croft, a well-known Canadian climber and soloist, was hired as a backup climber and a stunt rigger, and to help lend credibility to the free-soloing scenes. I had always been into videography and I fell into filming weddings. Surfing is a tight community, esp. And Brian reached out to all these ridiculously amazing cinematographers, they all wanted to help out, and the story just started building from there. It’s more than just a montage with music and epic surf porn. It just came to the point where we realized, if these things are just little social media posts then they’ll soon be forgotten. [6][25] Core brought in Jeb Corliss, a professional sky diver, to help coordinate the scene and handpick wingsuit athletes to perform the stunt. A romanced story of Attila the Hun (Gerard Butler), from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. "[51] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 34 out of 100, based on 21 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". [6][27] The production canceled planned flights on a number of days because of poor weather conditions, eventually completing it only after two weeks in August 2014. The whole film spans about 10 months, and if you ask anyone who’s interested in surfing, they could tell you about Code Red and that Fiji swell. Directed by Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson. A lot of people don’t understand what these guys are doing and the risks that they’re taking. That helped make this thing so special. Title: When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. The task went to Florez and Boole,[29] who had never done camera work before. [20], James LeGros and BoJesse Christopher, two of the actors who played Ex-Presidents in the 1991 film, were cast as FBI directors. [37] In its opening weekend, it earned $9.8 million from 2,910 theaters, finishing 8th at the box office, and last among new releases. If you know Brian, you know that he carries this personality – he’s a super cool dude, he’s friends with everyone, and he makes everyone feel so comfortable. After blowing his cover, Utah chases Bodhi, managing to trip his bike. Watching the film in an actual theater makes all the difference, with the speakers and the big screen. The inspirational true story of real life surfing phenomenon Jay Moriarity. As he goes in, there is already another surfer riding the wave, leaving Utah unstable. "[55] Norl Murray of the Los Angeles Times remarked that "while Bigelow's version featured charismatic lead performances and ample pop, Core's cast mumbles slowly and sparingly at one another until it's time to jump off something. Chasing Mavericks Up close and personal at XXL swell at the End of the Road, Partner of USATODAY Lifestyle/Action Sports. The film received negative reviews from critics, and grossed $133 million from a $105 million budget. [9], In 2011, it was announced that a remake of Point Break was being developed by Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. As of December 2015, it has grossed a total of $39.4 million in China. ", Title: Written by Moments after nearly drowning, Bertish takes the world by storm. A similar heist happens over Mexico where the criminals unload millions of dollars in bills, then disappear into the Cave of Swallows.