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 humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, melancholic and stylized films and TV shows about / with surf, beach, surfing, friends, youth, friendship, coming of age, teenager, surfer and bikini plots mostly in Drama, Comedy 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), Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2003), Dish Dogs (2000), Bikini Beach (1964), Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010), The Discovery (2017), The Big Bang (1987).

List of surf movies

The Last Shark (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, beach, scuba diving, shark attack, surf, massacre, gore, deadly, partners, gory, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: surfing, ninja, martial arts, revolution, surf, adventure, family, mischievous children, escapades, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, legends and myths ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, southeast asia, asia, vietnam ...
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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, love and romance, lovers apart, young lovers, romance, hopes, friendship, letter, life philosophy, surf, dreaming ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, surfer, life turned upside down, failed attempt, disorder, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, surf, comedy of errors, friends, mermaid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, europe, mediterranean sea
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Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lilo & Stitch: The Series is the animated television spinoff of the feature film, Lilo & Stitch and the follow-up to Stitch! The Movie. It was aired on Disney Channel worldwide, but has only been released on DVD in Japan, in four box sets.
Style: feel good, sincere, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, friends, friendship, benign alien, family, island, friend, beach, alien, imaginary, escapades, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 4.6
 626
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: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, love, friendship, college, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, young lovers, introspection, buddies, love and romance, romance, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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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: semi serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, beach, teenager, teenage life, culture clash, gang, love triangle, rock, campaign, teenage love, youth, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, new jersey, hawaii, minnesota
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Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Barbie stars as Merliah, a surfer who learns a shocking secret: she's a mermaid! She and her dolphin friend set out for an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, barbie, youth, best friends, young lovers, contests and competitions, teenage life, rivalry, ocean or sea, rescue, follow your dream, princess ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 26K
The Discovery (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, bleak, philosophical, suspense ...
Plot: suicide, life after death, interview, mystery, plot twist, mental illness, science, self discovery, dreams, alternate reality, afterlife, depression ...
Time: future
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 5.6
 223
The Big Bang (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
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: bossy wife, disembodied head, sexist, stabbing, swastika, cartoon violence, castration, masked man, death of protagonist, science, gunshot, robot ...
Time: 1990s, year 1995, near future
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 5.1
 479
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, touching ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, love and romance, contests and competitions, romance, ambition, father son relationship, competition, beach, fall in love, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: sport, surfing, lifestyle, friends, friendship, youth, ambition, romance, adventure, love and romance, contests and competitions, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 5.5
 461
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, teenage girl, sea, summer, surf, coming of age, sun, best friend, first love, friendship between boys
Time: 80s
Place: california
Is relevant ?
 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: dune, coast, weather, sand, pride, injury, blood, delusion, friendship, hallucination, urine, night ...
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And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: 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, erotic, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexuality, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, hot and sexy, masturbation, coming of age, road trip, sexual relations, strong sexual content, self discovery, sexual activity, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, spain
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 6.1
 2K
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, sexual, feel good, sexy, serious
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, surfing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, teenage love, twins ...
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, gay lead character, homosexuality, gay couple, gay son, gay brother, gay love, gay protagonist, gay romance, youth, cultural difference ...
Place: amsterdam
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 6.3
 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: epic, humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: surfing, youth, friends, resort, longing, young lovers, aging, island, family, down on your luck, teenage life, bare midriff ...
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 526
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: dancing, friend, rivalry, party, mini skirt, bully, karate, rock band, bar fight, flashback, friendship, school ...
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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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, danger, escapades, contests and competitions, adventure, young heroes, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, save the day, family, underwater, youth ...
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: child protagonist, summer, bare midriff, summer vacation, surf, beach, swimsuit, uncle, monster, surfing, bikini
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Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: manipulative woman, responsibility, parenthood, rabbit, underage smoking, social worker, rebel, nipples visible through clothing, athlete, telegram, competition, breaking a window ...
Place: prague czech republic
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 570
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: gross out humor, scatology
Plot: mutant, surfer, frog, exhibitionism, contest, fat, high school principal, soda, beach party, wetness, summer, marching band ...
Place: california, southern california
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 4.9
 64
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: sand, pregnant, big city, boarding house, praying, attempted rape, pregnancy, helicopter, young woman, advertising, diary, fashion ...
Place: chile, santiago de chile, santiago 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: husband wife relationship, anger, restaurant, telephone call, airplane, world war two, precocious child, dance, political protest, lunch, late night, 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: divorced couple, father son relationship, prayer, mother daughter relationship, faith, surf, sea, surfboard, christianity, convent, brother sister relationship, bible ...
Place: portugal
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 4.5
 139
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: impostor, sister sister relationship, childhood trauma, food fight, coming of age, depression, summer, housekeeper, summer camp, surfer, beach house, beach ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 39
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: guitar, highway, old love, surf, sex, resort, closeted homosexual, marijuana, anal sex, gay asian, volkswagen bus, pot smoking ...
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 27
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: competition, nightlife, surf, street art, poetry, night, fight, punk, promoter
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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: female nudity, fat man, bikini, surf, drunken woman, topless girl, camera shot of bare feet, clothed female naked male, pointing a gun on someone, barefoot on street, taking a bath, hotel ...
Place: florida
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