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"The ride of a lifetime."
  • R
  • 1986
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 5.1  (759)

Windrider is a 1986 Australian movie that tells the story of a young windsurfer who falls in love with a rock singer. The movie stars Tom Burlinson, Nicole Kidman and Jill Perryman. It is a coming-of-age story that takes audiences on a journey of self-discovery, love and redemption. The main character in the movie is Stewart "P.C." Simpson (Tom Burlinson), a talented windsurfer who is obsessed with the ocean and the thrill of riding its waves. He dreams of competing in the World Championships, but his strict father disapproves of his passion and wants him to focus on his studies instead.

One day, while practicing on the beach, P.C. meets a beautiful and free-spirited singer named Jade (Nicole Kidman). They quickly fall in love, and P.C.'s life takes a new direction as he learns to balance his love for windsurfing and his feelings for Jade.

As P.C. and Jade's relationship flourishes, they encounter obstacles that threaten to tear them apart, including Jade's volatile ex-boyfriend, Colin (Simon Chilvers), and P.C.'s father, who disapproves of their relationship. P.C. also faces challenges in his windsurfing career, including a fierce rival named Terry (Chris Haywood), who has won the world championship several times.

Through it all, P.C. remains determined to follow his dreams and win the world championship, as well as keep his relationship with Jade alive. With the help of his friends and family, he learns to overcome his fears and embrace his passion for windsurfing, and eventually finds the courage to take on Terry and compete for the biggest prize in the sport.

Windrider is a heartwarming and entertaining movie that captures the magic of windsurfing and the beauty of the Australian coast. The performances by Tom Burlinson and Nicole Kidman are excellent, and the chemistry between them is palpable. The supporting cast is also strong, with Jill Perryman giving a memorable performance as P.C.'s grandmother.

The film's soundtrack is also worth mentioning, as it features several catchy and memorable songs, including the title track "Windrider" by The Party Boys. The music adds to the movie's uplifting and energetic vibe, and makes it a joy to watch.

Overall, Windrider is a must-see movie for anyone who loves outdoor sports, coming-of-age stories, or romantic dramas. It is a movie that will make you laugh, cry, and feel inspired, and it is a testament to the enduring power of love and passion in the face of adversity.

Windrider is a 1986 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.1.

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    1 hr 32 min
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    5.1  (759)