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The tough, gritty streets of "Dogtown" in Venice, California didn't look like much to outsiders, but to a handful of teenage surfers in the 1970s they were the hard, winding, sloping inspiration for a revolutionary style of skateboarding. Transferring the aggressive wave-riding moves to concrete from their death-defying surf skills at the Pacific Ocean Park pier, the Z-Boys--mostly kids with rough home lives and rougher attitudes--became sensations, local legends. They were freestyle wizards on urethane wheels, turning empty pools into arenas of wild, beautiful athleticism, the genesis of today's "extreme sports." Skating competitors didn't know what to make of them, girls threw themselves at them, and suddenly marketers and promoters wanted to grab a piece of them and what was fast becoming a worldwide counterculture phenomenon. But would the friendships of this tightly knit group last as a teenage pastime turned into big business, and energetic personalities became out-of-control celebrities?

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John Robinson (as Stacy )
Emile Hirsch (as Jay )
Rebecca De Mornay (as Philaine )
William Mapother (as Donnie )
Julio Oscar Mechoso (as Mr. Alva )
Victor Rasuk (as Tony )
Nikki Reed (as Kathy Alva )
Heath Ledger (as Skip )
Vincent Laresca (as Chino )
Brian Zarate (as Montoya )
Pablo Schreiber (as Stecyk )
Elden Henson (as Billy Z )
Michael Angarano (as Sid )
Mitch Hedberg (as Urethane Wheels Guy )
Benjamin Nurick (as Browser )

Directed By: Catherine Hardwicke
Written By: Stacy Peralta
Produced By: Columbia Pictures

Release Date (US): June 3rd, 2005

Length of Movie: h min

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for drug and alcohol content, sexuality, violence, language and reckless behavior - all involving teens.

Budget: $25,000,000

Opening Weekend: $5,623,373

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1. Death or Glory
2. Hair of the Dog
3. I Just Want to Make Love to You
4. Fox on the Run
5. Motor City Madhouse
6. Turn to Stone
7. One Way Out
8. Fire
9. Space Truckin'
10. Success
11. Suffragette City
12. Iron Man
13. Nervous Breakdown
14. 20th Century Boy
15. Maggie May
16. Wish You Were Here

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