Surf movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant surf movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic and serious films and TV shows about / with surf, beach, surfing, teenager, friends, youth, coming of age, friendship, surfer and surfboard plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as surf: The Last Shark (1981), Surf Ninjas (1993), 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007), The Brice Man (2005), Dish Dogs (2000), Bikini Beach (1964), The Big Bang (1987), Windrider (1986), Ride the Wild Surf (1964), Age of Summer (2018).

List of surf movies

The Last Shark (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An enormous and angry 35 foot Great White Shark takes revenge on humans when they build a beach just for swimmers by a coastal town. After several shark attacks, and the Mayor does nothing to stop it, James Franisscus and Vic Morrow sail in pursuit ...
Style: exciting, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, beach, massacre, shark attack, scuba diving, surf, gore, danger, ocean or sea, loss of partner, escapades, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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 5.0
 7K
Surf Ninjas (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance are magically-induced martial arts prowess. Using their new powers they act to overthrow the island's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: surfing, martial arts, ninja, revolution, surf, adventure, family, escapades, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, mischievous children, daring rescue ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, vietnam, asia, southeast asia ...
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5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, scenic, sad, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teenage love, train, young lovers, love and romance, lovers apart, hopes, friendship, letter, life philosophy, surf, dreaming, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, future ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Brice Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: surf, disorder, ambition, friends, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, failed attempt, surfer, mermaid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, riviera, europe, france, mediterranean sea
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 4.7
 616
Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, love, youth, friendship, college, young lovers, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, introspection, culture clash, best friends, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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 5.5
 1K
Bikini Beach (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, beach, teenager, teenage life, culture clash, music, love and romance, golden years, artists and showbiz, romance, youth, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, new jersey, hawaii, minnesota
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 5.8
 210
The Big Bang (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In 1995, Italy annihilates Libya, which destroys Israel. Africa bombs Germany, which in turn attacks France. Luxembourg conquers England. Sweden, Monte Carlo and Switzerland immolate themselves.The Russians decide to liquidate the Americans, who ...
Style: dark humor, sexual
Plot: nuclear bomb, dictator, wet clothes, homophobic slur, nuclear war, pretending to be gay, racial stereotype, heaven, manipulative person, nuclear explosion, sexual arousal, man dressed as woman ...
Time: year 1995, near future, 1990s
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 5.3
 456
Windrider (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rock star falls for a rich man's son who competitively board-sails the coast of Western Australia.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, love and romance, contests and competitions, romance, ambition, father son relationship, competition, beach, artists and showbiz, fall in love, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
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Ride the Wild Surf (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of friends go to Hawaii during the height of surfing season, to compete with other surf bums and find girlfriends along the way.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: sport, surfing, youth, coming of age, friends, ambition, lifestyle, romance, adventure, love and romance, twentysomething life, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 5.6
 262
Age of Summer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards of Hermosa Beach while juggling relationships and challenges in the summer of 1986.
Plot: lifeguard, beach, teenage boy, surf, teenage girl, coming of age, sun, first love, best friend, friendship between boys, sea, summer
Time: 80s
Place: california
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 4.9
 2K
Solo (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After falling off a cliff and suffering substantial injures, for 48 long hours a young surfer must face a merciless nature and his own physical and mental agony to try to survive.
Plot: sunrise, wave, sunset, water, cell phone, swimming, survival, beach, hospital, night, urine, ship ...
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And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, realistic, intellectual, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sexuality, age difference, masturbation, friendship, road trip, sex, teenager, jealousy, on the road, infidelity, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, spain
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 6.2
 1K
Newcastle (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 17-year old Jesse lives in the shadow of his older brother Victor's failure to become surfing's Next Big Thing. Even when he's in his natural habitat of magnificent surf breaks, his blue-collar future is brought home by the coal ...
Style: realistic, feel good, sexual, sexy, serious
Plot: friendship, youth, family relations, surfing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, buddies, twins, lifestyle, siblings relations, teenage love, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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Gewoon Vrienden (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about two young men, their relationship and their relationship with their mothers.
Plot: gay relationship, gay, homosexuality, gay love, gay brother, gay son, gay couple, love, romance, youth, cultural difference, homophobic slur ...
Place: amsterdam
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 5.8
 2K
Stoked (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stoked is a Canadian animated TV series produced by Fresh TV Inc. It is produced by Jennifer Pertsch and Tom McGillis and premiered on Teletoon on June 25, 2009. It airs on Teletoon in Canada and ABC3 in Australia, and formerly aired on Cartoon ...
Style: exciting, epic, offbeat, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: surfing, young lovers, longing, family, down on your luck, teenage life, friends, aging, resort, island, youth, teenager ...
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 4.3
 515
Young Hearts (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Malhação is a Brazilian television series for the teenage audience. The soap started in 1995, and was set in a fictional Gym Club called Malhação on Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Through the years the location varied slightly. Although the ...
Plot: bully, mini skirt, flashback, friend, rivalry, friendship, dancing, school, party, teenage crush, best friend, high school teacher ...
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Surf's up for Barbie as she returns as Merliah, the fun and fashionable surfing champion who's also a magical mermaid princess! In this exciting sea-quel, Merliah makes a splash when she heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing ...
Style: semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mermaid, save the day, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, contests and competitions, rivalry, danger, youth, underwater, ambition, family ...
Place: australia
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Monster Beach (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Story: An ordinary summer holiday gets complicated when two kids - Jan and her brother Dean - are packed off to stay with their drop-out uncle, Woody. It should be complete paradise: a secluded island, great waves and a relaxed adult in charge. What could ...
Plot: uncle, surfing, monster, bikini, summer, child protagonist, bare midriff, summer vacation, surf, swimsuit, beach
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Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: seductive behavior, cheating girlfriend, knitting, conscience, manipulative behavior, telegram, loss of parents, crying boy, traffic accident, fatherhood, social worker, snob ...
Place: prague czech republic
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 4.1
 553
Surf II (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its up to Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer buddies to save the day.
Style: scatology, gross out humor
Plot: mutant, surfer, blonde, sexual humor, concert, water, autopsy, shorts, high school teacher, frog, geek, arcade ...
Place: california, southern california
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 4.9
 62
Sussi (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sexy country girl Sussi comes to the big city of Santiago to find love and success 1980s-style.
Plot: big city, success, publicity, photographer, neighbor, young woman, attempted rape, pregnancy, helicopter, model, waitress, beach ...
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
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The Future of Emily (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily, a child, stays with her bourgeois grandparents during frequent periods when her mother makes films. Isabelle wraps a picture, flies to her childhood home to pick up Emily, and plans to leave for her place in France. Old wounds between ...
Plot: police, airport, hotel, house, child, witch, lunch, precocious child, dance, political protest, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fish ...
Place: normandy, berlin germany, germany
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This Side Of Resurrection (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a sister and a brother, Inês and Rafael. Since the divorce of their parents, their family never saw Rafael again. Inês runs away from home looking for him when she is told he is back at the Guincho Beach and surfing ...
Plot: prayer, faith, mother daughter relationship, bible, convent, christianity, divorced couple, sea, brother sister relationship, surfboard, monk, surf ...
Place: portugal
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 5.1
 136
Summer Dream (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Grieved over the loss of their daughter, an elderly couple has decided do spend sometime travelling around Europe. The cabdriver who takes them to the airport is Leo, who overhears their conversation and decides to think of some way to profit from ...
Plot: friendship between girls, summer, beach house, steward, surf, friendship between boys, rock band, death of sister, loneliness, soccer, mansion, housekeeper ...
Time: 80s
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 4.9
 36
Kambyo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Great story and a really touching one. It talks about a group of 4 friends going on a road trip, in search for goals and inner-self To "Macky" he's going because he's searching for his long lost best friend from college, whom he ...
Plot: poem, van, beach, surf, old love, gay, guitar, dream, gay kiss, ocean, road trip, on the road ...
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 5.0
 26
Street Poet (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In underground clubs around the country is an undiscovered phenomenon called Slam Poetry where gifted poets fresh off the street go to war with each other through words. One night during one of these rants a gifted poet, Jake Thompson is discovered ...
Plot: nightlife, surf, poetry, fight, street art, night, punk, promoter, competition
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Spring Break USA (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Porky" style teen comedy with plenty of gross out jokes and nudity. A nerd and his out-of-control friend chase a dream girl to a beach on Florida where all the expected carrying on occurs.
Style: road movie
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teen sex comedy, barefoot male, taking off clothes, topless woman, best friend, pointing a gun on someone, clothed female naked male, barefoot on street, motel, female nudity, bare breasts, female in swimsuit ...
Place: florida
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Kiss Me You Fucking Moron (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some teenagers are ambitiously setting up a famous Jon Fosse-play. They hire a well known actor to be their mentor, unaware that he's going through a life crisis. Their new mentor chooses Vegard, promising footballer and local douchebag, to ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, teenage boy, theatre group, personal growth, falling in love, soccer match, photographer, taking a photograph, party, kiss, costume ...
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Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kelly's grandpa invites the whole clique to his little hotel "The Hideaway" in Hawaii for summer vacation. They expect a marvelous time at the beach - without Belding. Upon arriving, they quickly learn that not only is Belding there, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, resort, fall in love, love and romance, romance, chaos and mayhem, high school, lifestyle, high school life, youth, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
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Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: beach, surfing, beach party, rivalry, looking for sex, love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, contests and competitions, ambition, coming of age, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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