Chasing Mavericks

PG| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
When 15-year-old surfing phenomenon Jay Moriarty (Jonny Weston) discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, actually exists near his California home, he becomes determined to conquer it. Jay enlists the aid of local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler) to train him to ride the Mavericks and live to tell about it. As Jay and Frosty carry on their quest to achieve the impossible, they develop a unique friendship that transforms both their lives.

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Genres: Drama, Adventure

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Chasing Mavericks (2012)

Release Date: October 26th, 2012|1 hr. 55 min.

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  • Chasing Mavericks manages to sufficiently overcome the obstacles with admittedly affecting results. show more

  • Chasing Mavericks is made with more care and intelligence than many another film starting with its template might have been. It's better than most movies targeted at teens. And the cinematography of the big Mavericks scene by Oliver Euclid and Bill Pope is so frightening that you sort of understand why Frosty stays on the shore, watching Jay with binoculars. show more

  • The reason to see Chasing Mavericks is the same reason why people flock to shore locations when a hurricane approaches: the waves. This is less effective as a bio-pic of Jay Moriarty than it is as a big screen National Geographic Special. show more

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  • April 27, 2013 keleighbyrd73
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    I watched this movie 3 times in a weeks time and CAN NOT explain or pinpoint exactly what this movie has done to me. All I can say is NOT ONE day has gone by since I watched it that it has not crossed my mind. I think about Jay, Kim, Frosty & Brenda EVERYDAY!!! I recommend this movie 100%. It is a MUST see!

  • November 15, 2012 ne00000000131852
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    love this movie so amazing and the actors are inspiring! LOVE JONNY WESTON OMG HES GORGEOUS AND TALENTED! go see!

  • November 05, 2012 COWBOY8490
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    SURPRISINGLY GOOD MOVIE.

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