North Shore

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"The peak...the dream...the ultimate test."
  • PG
  • 1987
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 6.5  (2,959)
  • 31

North Shore is a 1987 movie about Rick Kane, played by Matt Adler, a young surfer from Arizona who aspires to surf the big waves on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. He leaves his job at a surf shop and his girlfriend in Arizona and heads to Hawaii with his surfboard and a desire to prove himself as a real surfer. When Rick arrives in Hawaii, he struggles to get a foothold in the local surf scene. He finds himself facing off against a group of Hawaiian surfers who don't take kindly to outsiders. Along the way, Rick meets Kiani, played by Nia Peeples, a beautiful, talented Hawaiian surfer who becomes his friend and mentor.

Despite setbacks and challenges, Rick is determined to conquer the big waves of the North Shore. With the help of Kiani and a few other friends, he enters a major surf competition, hoping to prove himself as a worthy surfer.

Gregory Harrison plays the role of Chandler, a veteran North Shore surfer and Rick's mentor. Chandler teaches Rick about the history and culture of surfing on the island and helps him hone his skills.

The movie features breathtaking footage of real surfers tackling massive waves on the North Shore, as well as a few staged surfing sequences with the actors. The cinematography is stunning, capturing the beauty and power of the ocean and the surfers who challenge it.

North Shore is a coming-of-age story about a young man chasing his dreams and finding his place in the world. It's also a celebration of the surfing culture and the passion and dedication of the surfers who risk their lives to ride the waves.

Throughout the film, Rick learns about the importance of respecting the local culture and the environment. He also discovers the true meaning of friendship and the value of hard work and perseverance.

The movie is an entertaining, nostalgic look at the surfing culture of the 1980s, with a fun soundtrack featuring classic rock and reggae music. It's a must-watch for anyone who loves surfing, adventure, and a good underdog story.

North Shore is a 1987 romance movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 31.

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    1 hr 36 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (2,959)
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