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Chasing Mavericks (2012)

PG
116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.
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Writers
Kario Salem (screenplay) | Jim Meenaghan (story) | Brandon Hooper (story)
Composer
Chad Fischer (score by)
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Budget
$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,268,274
Gross (USA)
$ 6,002,756
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Release date
Oct 26, 2012 (United States)

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82 cast members
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Gerard Butler
Frosty Hesson Frosty Hesson   See fewer
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Jonny Weston
Jay Moriarity Jay Moriarity   See fewer
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Elisabeth Shue
Kristy Moriarity Kristy Moriarity   See fewer
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Abigail Spencer
Brenda Hesson Brenda Hesson   See fewer
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Leven Rambin
Kim Moriarity Kim Moriarity   See fewer
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Greg Long
Magnificent One Magnificent One   See fewer
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Peter Mel
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Zach Wormhoudt
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Cooper Timberline
Young Jay Young Jay   See fewer
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Maya Raines
Roquet Roquet   See fewer
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Harley Graham
Young Kim Young Kim   See fewer
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Channon Roe
Bob Pearson Bob Pearson   See fewer
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L. Peter Callender
Biology Teacher (as L. Peter Callendar) Biology Teacher (as L. Peter Callendar)   See fewer
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Andrew Pierno
Sonny Crew #1 Sonny Crew #1   See fewer
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Coy Coffman
Sonny Crew #2 Sonny Crew #2   See fewer
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Richard Gross
Brenda's Father Brenda's Father   See fewer
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Gary Griffis
Young Blond Young Blond   See fewer
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Brandon Fleschner
Beach Cruiser Beach Cruiser   See fewer
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Adam Del Rio
Capitola Mall Druggie Capitola Mall Druggie   See fewer
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Keegan Boos
Young Sonny Young Sonny   See fewer
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Kaila Pearson
Female Student Female Student   See fewer
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Brandon Hooper
Photographer on Boat Photographer on Boat   See fewer
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Nate Feix
Little Grommet Little Grommet   See fewer
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Michael Acosta
Pickup Driver (uncredited) Pickup Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Derek W. Adam
Driver in Firebird (uncredited) Driver in Firebird (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kimberly Allen
Beach Goer (uncredited) Beach Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kate Bonfire Hostess (uncredited) Kate Bonfire Hostess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elliott Arcelis
Sexy surfer (uncredited) Sexy surfer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Arness
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Riko Bay
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Erin Bell
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Beach Cruiser (uncredited) Beach Cruiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacquie Cardinale
Surfer Girl (uncredited) Surfer Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cabran E. Chamberlain
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nestor Cuellas
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Robert Cure
Surfer #2 (uncredited) Surfer #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Galen Davis
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leesha Davis
Mavericks Spectator (uncredited) Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Deborah de Alva
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordy (uncredited) Gordy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cute surfer (uncredited) Cute surfer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Quint Gabriel
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Gawoski
Young Frosty's Dad (uncredited) Young Frosty's Dad (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Gizzarelli
Background (uncredited) Background (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jonathan Grebe
Mavericks Spectator (uncredited) Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Daniel Hodge
Neighbor (uncredited) Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Howard
Neighbor / Bike Rider (uncredited) Neighbor / Bike Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bon Fire #1 (uncredited) Bon Fire #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey W. Jenkins
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Alexander Kanellakos
Surfer #1 (uncredited) Surfer #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ainslee Kate
Surfer (uncredited) Surfer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diana Kibunguchy
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Santa Cruz Local (uncredited) Santa Cruz Local (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janean Christine Mariani
Mavericks Videographer (uncredited) Mavericks Videographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Deanna Marks
Molly (uncredited) Molly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julian Martinez
Surfer (uncredited) Surfer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Moriarty
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cloud Mykals
Surfer #3 (uncredited) Surfer #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lourdes Nadres
Mavericks Spectator (uncredited) Mavericks Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Jon Nichols
Featured Spectator (uncredited) Featured Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Montgomery Paulsen
Nosy Neighbor (uncredited) Nosy Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rene Rivas
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Surfer (uncredited) Surfer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frosty's Neighbor (uncredited) Frosty's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 28,187 votes