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Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks
  • 2012
  • US
  • 116 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Michael Apted/Curtis Hanson
  • Cast: Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue
  • UK release: 5 July 2013

The true story of surfer Jay Moriarty (Weston) who enlisted the help of veteran surfer Frosty Hesson (Butler) to help him train for the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on earth.

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Chasing Mavericks

6 Jun 20132 stars

Gerarld Butler plays surfer/mentor in remarkable story but frustratingly inert piece of cinema

Put Gerard Butler in an action movie (300, Law Abiding Citizen, Olympus Has Fallen) or a rom-com (The Bounty Hunter, PS I Love You, The Ugly Truth) and the Scottish star seems perfectly at home. But for some reason he’s got a penchant for sports movies…

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