Chasing Mavericks (2012) (C)
"... a sweet ride worth catching."
Mary Pols, Time.
Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue and Hollywood newcomer Jonny Weston star in this inspiring true story of courage and friendship the whole family will love.
When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it.
What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams.
Featuring the most spectacular wave footage ever captured on film, Chasing Mavericks is packed with action and drenched with excitement! -- (C) 20th Century Fox, 2012, USA.
Starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer.
Directed by Curtis Hanson and Michael Apted.
Based on the true story of California surfing phenom Jay Moriarty.
DVD Release Date: February 26, 2013.
Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter.
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