Chasing Mavericks

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  116 min.
Release Date: October 26, 2012
DVD: February 26, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 4.38
based on 26 votes and 10 reviews
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Cast: Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Jonny Weston, Scott Eastwood, Taylor Handley, Leven Rambin, Abigail Spencer


A bio-pic based on the life of American surfing icon Jay Moriarity (Jonny Weston). Moriarity sets out to ride the dangerous waves along the Northern California break known as the Mavericks.

He is guided by his mentor (Gerard Butler) in his journey and the two men develop a unique and kindred bond, which ultimately transforms both their lives.

Director: Curtis Hanson
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Producer(s): Curtis Hanson, Brandon Hooper, Jim Meenaghan
Screenplay: Brandon Hooper, Kario Salem
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  • 1 star "terrible acting. very bad movie"
  • 5 stars "Absolutely great movie about Jay's fight to surf the big waves. The photography is awesome and the acting is really quite good."
  • 5 stars "Beautifal movie the actors did so well go see this movie"