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Best Skateboarding Movies

  • Lords of Dogtown

    Lords of Dogtown (PG-13, 2005)

    Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, John Robinson (IX), Michael Angarano, Nikki Reed
    In the 1970s, a group of teenage surfers from a tough neighborhood known as "Dogtown" in Venice, CA,... read more pioneered a revolutionary new style of skateboarding. Riding the waves at the Pacific Ocean Park pier, the Z-Boys, known for their aggressive style and hard street attitude, combined the death-defying moves of surfing with the art of skateboarding and became overnight sensations and local legends. With empty pools as their canvas, the Z-Boys paved the way to what is now referred to as "extreme sports," and created a lifestyle that spread infectiously to become a worldwide counterculture phenomenon. But all of this fame would take its toll on the friendships that they thought would last a lifetime, as the sport that started out as an afternoon hobby turned into big business.
    • fb100005049942661
      fb100005049942661: I didn't believe it when my fiancé said this movie was one of the best skateboarding movies out there, but after seeing it and how great the story telling and skateboardin
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
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      fb594747508: A good movie about the birth of skateboarding and the lifestyle it launched. The most impressive thing about the movie is the 70's H
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
    • theunknownhobo
      theunknownhobo: esy of the late great Heath Ledger, this bio-pic of the Z-Boys from Venice Beach who shaped the way skateboarding was not only perceived but practised all over the world, is worth a good set of stars
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Grind

    Grind (PG-13, 2003)

    Colin McKay, Mike Vogel, Vince Vieluf, Adam Brody, Joey Kern
    While the rest of his high school graduating class is heading to the same old grind of college, skat... read moreeboarder Eric Rivers and his best friends, Dustin, a goal-oriented workaholic, and misfit slacker Matt have one last summer road trip together to follow their dream of getting noticed by the professional skateboarding world--and getting paid to skate. When skating legend Jimmy Wilson's skate demo tour hits town, the boys figure that as soon as he sees their fierce tricks, he'll sign them up for his renowned skate team immediately, right? Unfortunately, the guys are intercepted by Jimmy's road manager and they can't get their foot in the door, much less their boards. But they do get some free advice: keep skating, stay true to yourself, and stay in the game--if you're good, you'll get noticed. Following their dream-- and Jimmy's national tour--Eric, Dustin and Matt start their own skate team, reluctantly sponsored by Dustin and his college fund. After recruiting laid-back ladies man Sweet Lou to join their crew and provide the wheels for their tour, team "Super Duper" launches the ride of their lives in an outrageous road trip from Chi-town to Santa Monica. The professional scene doesn't exactly welcome "nobody" skaters, but these outsiders stick together through extreme misadventures. In their quest to go pro, they meet professional vet skating champions Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist and Pierre Luc Gagnon, skate pro Bam Margera and his crew Preston Lacy, Ehren "Danger" McGhehey and Jason "Wee Man" Acuña, as well as sexy skate chick Jamie as they grind handrails across America and force the skateboarding world to give'em a piece of the action.