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  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Bosworth is a star in the making, but even she can't outshine the surfing footage, which is flat-out spectacular. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Just one big wipeout. show more

  • 40
    Wall Street Journal

    Be warned: Although it was filmed on the North Shore of Hawaii's Oahu island, this is a surf movie, not a surfing movie. As for the empowered-girl premise -- well, the kids may not notice, but Blue Crush is about as progressive as a Virginia Slims commercial. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    That's what Blue Crush is getting at: girls going for the gold in a sport that's traditionally been the domain of men. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Fun and frivolous, packed wave to wave with gorgeous young creatures reveling in their physical prowess. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I expected another mindless surfing movie. Blue Crush is anything but. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Surprisingly smart and satisfying. show more

  • 75
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Frankly, with so much to feast my dazzled eyes upon, I barely noticed that the plot was missing in action. And that's because the action itself is so pure. show more

  • 63
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Don't forget the waves. They're the stars of this show, and Blue Crush smartly never lets you forget it. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Not the sanctioned wet T-shirt contest you might be anticipating. The Pacific is the hottest body here. And director John Stockwell handles the frivolous material with an integrity that I have to admit I found disappointing. The movie isn't nearly dumb enough to be much beach fun. show more

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