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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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Anthony Kiedis Genre: Narrative

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    most listed & added by All Genre Movies Lists Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis Genre: Narrative

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Bruce Brown, Miki Dora, Robert August Genre: Narrative

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    added by Kyle Townsend Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb Genre: Narrative

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    often listed & added by All Genre Movies Lists Nia Peeples, Gregory Harrison, John Paragon Genre: Narrative

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    often listed & added by All Genre Movies Lists Kelly Slater, Laird Hamilton, Pat O'Connell Genre: Narrative

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Gary Busey, Jan-Michael Vincent, Barbara Hale Genre: Narrative

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger, Jeremy Renner Genre: Narrative

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Stacy Peralta Genre: Documentary

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Genre: Documentary

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    often listed & added by All Genre Movies Lists Jan Kuehnemund, Kane Hodder, Janet Gardner Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Genre: Documentary

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Zooey Deschanel, Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges Genre: Narrative

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Bret Michaels, Brion James, Brian Keaulana 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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    Young Guns 3

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Gerry Lopez, Mark Richards

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    Young Guns 3

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    Campaign

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    Young Guns 2

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ewan McGregor, Jenny Agutter Genre: Narrative

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    The Show

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    often listed & added by All Genre Movies Lists Teri Hatcher, Louis Gossett, Jr., Daniel Dae Kim Genre: Documentary

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    ranked low on reranks & added by JeffLee Drift Sam Worthington, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Xavier Samuel About the birth of the surf industry in Australia. Great movie 

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Keith Malloy, Shane Dorian, Chris Malloy Genre: Documentary

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Yvonne Craig, Cliff Robertson, Sandra Dee Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Jeff Johnson, Tom Curren, Keith Malloy Genre: Documentary

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    added by AmineBoucetta Sharni Vinson, Roxy Louw, Sally Fitzgibbons

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Nat Young Genre: Documentary

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Don Rickles, Annette Funicello, Linda Evans Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Barbara Eden, Shelley Fabares, Fabian Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Yvette Vickers Genre: Beach Party Movies

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    added by All Genre Movies Lists Genre: Documentary

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