Lords of Dogtown

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"They came from nothing to change everything"
  • PG-13
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 7.1  (52,109)
  • 56

The setting to the film, Lords of Dogtown, is Santa Monica and it takes place in the early 1970s. The basic idea of the movie is Tony Alva, Stay Peralta, and Jay Adam enjoy skating on the respective pier with their manager Skip Engblom. Skip owns a shop named Zephyr Skate Shop. His skate team decides to test their new skate boards to see if they like it, and Skip's team is form. They decide that it can be just as fun to skate on flat surfaces as it can be to surf in the ocean. Todd Levy is probably the best skate on their team, and Todd decides to join Skip's team. The group of skaters call their team the Z-Boys. The team is able to win many contests in Venice and they become popular in Italy. When the drought causes swimming pools to go unoccupied, the skaters use this opportunity to use the pools as their skating rink. They beings to ignore Skipp's practice session, and this angers Skip. They begin to appear in magazines, and the boys begin to get offers from other coaches. When Skip holds a party for his team's success, Tony convinces Skip that Tony is being held back. Tony's goal is to go world wide, and so he make the decision that he has outgrown the Z-Boys team. Jay also exits the Z-boys because he takes a better paying skate job to better assist with mom with her rent. When Jay leaves the team for better offers, Skip decides to shut the team down. The three skates all compete for money, and they become big stars. They are now skating against each other; Stacy is on Charlie's Angels and Tony promotes his own products on the television. Jay does not accept an offer to appear in a commercial for Slinky. It isn't long before things start getting out of control for the skaters, and it starts with Tony getting into a brawl with another skater during a competition. Tony is hospitalized because of it and has to put his career on hold. Jay no longer works for the company he endorsed because they decided to sacrifice quality for quality. This leaves Stacy to win the competition. Another bad thing happens the Z-Boys former pier burns down. Nobody seems to be able to catch a break in the film. You will have to watch the movie to see how the rest plays out!

Lords of Dogtown
Lords Of Dogtown Webisode
Lords Of Dogtown Webisode

Clip - 2 min 58 sec

Lords Of Dogtown
Lords Of Dogtown

Trailer - 2 min 29 sec

Lords Of Dogtown Scene: Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire
Lords Of Dogtown Scene: Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire

Clip - 1 min 13 sec

Lords Of Dogtown Scene: The End Of The Line
Lords Of Dogtown Scene: The End Of The Line

Clip - 51 sec

Lords Of Dogtown Scene: Skitching The Bus
Lords Of Dogtown Scene: Skitching The Bus

Clip - 47 sec

Lords Of Dogtown Scene: We've Got To Shut Them Down
Lords Of Dogtown Scene: We've Got To Shut Them Down

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

Description
The setting to the film, Lords of Dogtown, is Santa Monica and it takes place in the early 1970s. The basic idea of the movie is Tony Alva, Stay Peralta, and Jay Adam enjoy skating on the respective pier with their manager Skip Engblom. Skip owns a shop named Zephyr Skate Shop. His skate team decides to test their new skate boards to see if they like it, and Skip's team is form. They decide that it can be just as fun to skate on flat surfaces as it can be to surf in the ocean.

Todd Levy is probably the best skate on their team, and Todd decides to join Skip's team. The group of skaters call their team the Z-Boys. The team is able to win many contests in Venice and they become popular in Italy. When the drought causes swimming pools to go unoccupied, the skaters use this opportunity to use the pools as their skating rink. They beings to ignore Skipp's practice session, and this angers Skip. They begin to appear in magazines, and the boys begin to get offers from other coaches.

When Skip holds a party for his team's success, Tony convinces Skip that Tony is being held back. Tony's goal is to go world wide, and so he make the decision that he has outgrown the Z-Boys team. Jay also exits the Z-boys because he takes a better paying skate job to better assist with mom with her rent. When Jay leaves the team for better offers, Skip decides to shut the team down. The three skates all compete for money, and they become big stars. They are now skating against each other; Stacy is on Charlie's Angels and Tony promotes his own products on the television. Jay does not accept an offer to appear in a commercial for Slinky.

It isn't long before things start getting out of control for the skaters, and it starts with Tony getting into a brawl with another skater during a competition. Tony is hospitalized because of it and has to put his career on hold. Jay no longer works for the company he endorsed because they decided to sacrifice quality for quality. This leaves Stacy to win the competition. Another bad thing happens the Z-Boys former pier burns down. Nobody seems to be able to catch a break in the film. You will have to watch the movie to see how the rest plays out!

Lords of Dogtown is a 2005 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 56.

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  • Release Date
    2005
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 47 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (52,109)
  • Metascore
    56