The Best Surf Movies Films
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The Best Surf Movies

List Criteria: Films about surfers or surfing. Fiction and documentary films are both acceptable.

A list of the best surf movies, including documentaries about surfing, narrative surf films, and beach party movies. Beach Party films, popular in the 60s, are entirely fictional and geared more towards a general audience. Whether one long-boards or short-boards, there's a surf movie for everyone. The films on this list aren't for kooks (well-- most of them aren't). Enjoy!

Use this surfing movies list to remember your favorites or learn about new titles in the genre that you may have never heard of. If you are an expert in surf movies, by all means add new ones to this list too!

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    Anthony Kiedis, Tom Sizemore, Gary Busey Genre: Narrative

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    Michelle Rodriguez, Kate Bosworth, Layne Beachley Genre: Narrative

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    Miki Dora, Bruce Brown, Robert August Genre: Narrative

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    Elisabeth Shue, Gerard Butler, Keegan Boos

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    Dennis Quaid, Craig T. Nelson, Carrie Underwood Genre: Narrative

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    Matt Adler, Mark Occhilupo, Laird Hamilton Genre: Narrative

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    Kelly Slater, Laird Hamilton, Robert Weaver Genre: Narrative

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    Gary Busey, Lee Purcell, Janet Julian Genre: Narrative

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    Heath Ledger, Bai Ling, Shea Whigham Genre: Narrative

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    Kane Hodder, Michael Miller, Roberta Collins Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    James Woods, Kelly Slater, Zooey Deschanel Genre: Narrative

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    Amy Hathaway, Matt George, Brion James Genre: Narrative

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    Clay Marzo: Just Add Water

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    Scratching the Surface

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    Shelter

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    Mark Richards, Gerry Lopez

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    Young Guns 3

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    Campaign

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    Young Guns 3

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    Edwin Starr, Steven Mackintosh, Heathcote Williams Genre: Narrative

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    Young Guns 2

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    The Show

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    Teri Hatcher, Michael Massee, Zahn McClarnon Genre: Documentary

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    Drift Xavier Samuel, Sam Worthington, Lesley-Ann Brandt About the birth of the surf industry in Australia. Great movie 

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    Keith Malloy, Shane Dorian, Chris Malloy Genre: Documentary

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    Sasha Jackson, Shannon Spooner, Sharni Vinson

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    Sandra Dee, Joby Baker, Arthur O'Connell Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    Dan Malloy, Greg Noll, Tom Curren Genre: Documentary

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    Vincent Price, Dorothy Malone, Robert Cummings Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    Fabian, Don Taylor, Catherine McLeod Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    Don Rickles, Linda Evans, Marta Kristen Genre: Beach Party Movies

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