Best Surf Movie List Ever

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rule303 started the topic in Sunday, 13 Jun 2010 at 7:31am

Storm Riders
Crystal voyager only for the echoes scene at the end.
Billabong surf into summer
Surfers of fortune.

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udo commented Friday, 8 Mar 2019 at 10:19am

Bottom contours at 29 secs ?

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Pops commented Friday, 8 Mar 2019 at 10:24am

Thanks! Looks like a pretty old website so hopefully the contact details are still right. It's the old fella's birthday next week; I reckon seeing that'd make his day.

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stunet commented Friday, 8 Mar 2019 at 10:24am

Erle Pedersen inspired. Maybe even an original.

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stunet commented Friday, 8 Mar 2019 at 10:25am

Bruce Usher is pretty active on FB. If need be, you could contact him there.

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Pops commented Friday, 8 Mar 2019 at 10:28am

Cheers.
If the email to Phil doesn't work I'll track him down
You really are an encyclopedia for this stuff!

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truebluebasher commented Friday, 8 Mar 2019 at 5:43pm

'A Winter's Tale' I remember seeing at Palm Beach Cinema (1975)
When I checked that Hippy poster... I thought I was mistaken.
Just so you know Gold Coast crew never saw (Original?) Hippy Poster.

Goldie Groms got the 3D Hand Poster +(Blue Background +Black bottom Band)
https://posteritati.com/posters/000/000/037/485/winters-tale-md-web.jpg

So so many 70's surf flix at cinemas back then...never a bad one!

Palmy used to run (Groms vs Bert) marathons of 5 Surf Flix.
I reckon this film would have featured in one of Bert's marathons...for sure.
https://www.facebook.com/280745045301771/photos/bert-cockerills-golden-c...

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simba commented Monday, 11 Mar 2019 at 6:39am

This is old footage around Lennox with GG.......awesome ....freeride you seen this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glyebZAlsmw

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freeride76 commented Monday, 11 Mar 2019 at 9:17am

Yeah I have. I worked for George helping him with the edit and remaster of Innermost Limits of Pure fun.

These are all fragments of film he found while doing it.

how sick is that double-up bank at Lennox.

You could walk around the rocks at low tide that year.

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Pops commented Saturday, 16 Mar 2019 at 10:32pm

Phil posted me a copy of A Winter's Tale during the week. Watched it with the old man tonight. Think we ID'd him on a couple of waves in the LA section (including the first wave of the section), as well as a bunch of his old mates he lost contact with decades ago. Really made his day.
Besides all that, it's a bloody good film.
Thanks so much, Stu!

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truebluebasher commented Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 at 7:00pm

Surf TV Series 'Reef Break' is wrapping up filming on Gold Coast.
Cocktail of Crime,Sex,Surf & Sunshine (re: AO Hawaii 5'0) 13 x 1hr episodes.(soon)
Ex thief undercover surf chick Cat works for cops bustin' mobsters.
https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/10ba2776a6fd92feb2e1c5727e9a8d89
Final at Empire Surf Pro set @ Miami Beach as >WSL City sat empty all weeklong?
https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/4f4e3ca4ab6e38e37bae97bedc6fa14f?wid...
https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/6a1f30e34dff91a07a20488ac613bd78?wid...
(tbb Hot Tip) Filming dovetailed WSL...Mystery Pros may star in Empire Surf Comp.
WSL pros had spare time on Sunday for some surf shots & Crowd shots today?
Note Star's surf shots are done & Comp set shots are wrapping up...Perfect timing!
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8892926/

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truebluebasher commented Saturday, 13 Apr 2019 at 9:36am

OZ 1st Soundwavepoolparty...BYO boards to slap up WR splashwave
Sunday 3pm @ proposed WA wavepool Park.

tbb's wavepool plug for deep end dipperz.

*Hot Sand (surfpsych) Must see band for WA surfadelics...(Wipeout set!)
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/hot-sand

*Gully (Solid Surfolk)Must see band for Surf Hipsters...(Cruiserz!)
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/gully

*King Brown (Surf Slab Hotdogz)Must see band for surfstomperz... (Big waverz!)
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/kingbrown

*tbb Gig details (Thanx swellnet)
https://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet-dispatch/2019/03/28/perth-wave-po...

tbb salutes Soundwavepoolparty! {R.I.P} "Bananaboaterz'n'vinylgropers"

HangTen note: (Does WA gig qualify as WR Paddle In?)

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truebluebasher commented Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 at 11:30am
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udo commented Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 at 12:45pm

Liveleak - Thief on London tube is dealt with !
Full Screen Full Volume

A proper Liverpool Kiss..

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velocityjohnno commented Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 at 2:41pm

the tall guy is so calm until he goes full Begbie on the thief!

couldn't resist:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUZyNLZZjMs

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AndyM commented Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 at 5:51pm

And didn't the crowd love it!
Fuck, the guy's nose would have ended up being about 6 inches wide.

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Blowin commented Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 at 6:25pm

And isn’t that exactly what a thief caught red handed deserves.

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goofyfoot commented Sunday, 6 Oct 2019 at 5:01pm

Udo 2020 is the year you learn to paste a link brother.
Do it for the swellnetians

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Blowin commented Sunday, 6 Oct 2019 at 8:01pm

That’s funny ....and true.

I can say that cause I can post photos and links now. Only took me a few years of trying too.

Come on Udo , take your class act to the next level.

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Craig commented Sunday, 6 Oct 2019 at 8:04pm

Haha, I third that.

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udo commented Sunday, 6 Oct 2019 at 8:24pm

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Craig commented Sunday, 6 Oct 2019 at 8:30pm

Ha, no idea what you're on about Udo :p

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Sam2609 commented Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019 at 12:07pm

-Gauchos Del Mar, not for the level of surfing but for the inspiring story about travel. (you can see it for free for a month on garage entertainment along with alot of other greats)
-Thank You Mother, Ishka Folkwell filiming Torren Martyn on twinnies @ J-bay. (you can buy it from Ishka on vimeo)
-Proximity, Newish tailor steele! (also on garage)

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truebluebasher commented Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019 at 11:18pm

ABC [=The Pool =] File under Beach culture + (Surf shots)

Part 1...(Our Playground)
The Ocean Baths + Olympics + Municipal Pools.
Parra Pool was funded by locals! Govt locked / sold / smashed it for a footy stadium.

Part 2 ...(Our Battleground)
Discrimination & politics surrounding pool rules & entry.
Surrounds Women,Gays,Aboriginal & new migration segregation.

Crew all know & love the story, bomb in for a dip, before they empty your Pool!
https://iview.abc.net.au/show/pool

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Blowin commented Friday, 15 Nov 2019 at 6:22pm

Ease your way into the weekend with this slice of gold.

https://youtu.be/Z58VpNQ471s

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factotum commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 9:17am

Weird. Featuring Australian waves a tiny percentage of surfers here have surfed, let alone know about, I wager.

Especially compared to the NW of WA.

Yet where's dat good ol' outrage??

Confusing?

Yeah, nah.

All par for a blow-in's course.

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mickseq commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 8:25am

what are some good, old school, indo exploring movies? or docos?

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Patrick commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 8:33am
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mickseq commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 9:26am

thanks mate will def check that out, some inspiration while on the road!

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Patrick commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 11:57am

no wuckers. it might be hard to find, I think it's release was blocked by people or companies mentioned in it.

I watched it when I was staying at a surf camp in Indo, they had a copy.

Good doco, great story and cool surfing.

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Ray Shirlaw commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 4:15pm

The film "Bali High" doesn't disappoint

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AndyM commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 4:36pm

Yep, that one's a classic Ray!

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Blowin commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 5:01pm

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Blowin commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 5:02pm

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AndyM commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 5:42pm

Do you concur Blowin?

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Blowin commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 6:08pm

I was going to recommend https://youtu.be/a50Hk2705kA

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indo-dreaming commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 10:08pm

Here will fix it for you Blowin yeah i agree thats a good one.

Please Stunet give me an ignore button for Talking Turkey, Shatners Basoon, Dale Cooper, Factotum, Pupkin, and any new fake profile he decides to create.

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indo-dreaming commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 10:10pm

There is also

-Indo express
-Timmy turner ones like on second thought
- September sessions
-The Hole
-Young guns 2

etc

Please Stunet give me an ignore button for Talking Turkey, Shatners Basoon, Dale Cooper, Factotum, Pupkin, and any new fake profile he decides to create.

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indo-dreaming commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 10:21pm

Heaps of decent one from free mags during the 00 era

like fifty fifty etc
Float

The drifter but a bit tacky/wanky

Actually probably some of the best Indo videos in on YouTube were the ripicurl Tip to Tip serious here is a sample

Please Stunet give me an ignore button for Talking Turkey, Shatners Basoon, Dale Cooper, Factotum, Pupkin, and any new fake profile he decides to create.

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MickS commented Saturday, 16 Nov 2019 at 10:25pm

Kiwi was Kevin Jarrett. The board had a keel, similar to a Pat Morgan style, and no straps. Hard to get up on but fun as on flat water. If they had modern straps you could have tow surfed them for sure. They may have in NZ. I think they are made by a guy called Tony Waterhouse. Don't ask me how I remember this. It's 44 years ago...

MickS

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Blowin commented Sunday, 22 Dec 2019 at 11:40am

The editing did my head in a bit but it’s always nice being reminded just how good he was / is.

https://youtu.be/2UPrR9MExFs

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Clam commented Sunday, 22 Dec 2019 at 1:15pm

Some norwest drone footage of "baiyungu country"
Apologies if this has been posted already?
https://youtu.be/p9GkF5P443I

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simba commented Sunday, 22 Dec 2019 at 1:36pm

Clam surprised you put this up.....anyway balls to the wall vid....

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craig.spraggon commented Sunday, 22 Dec 2019 at 2:47pm

endless summer 1 & 2
blue horizon
sipping jetstreams

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Clam commented Sunday, 22 Dec 2019 at 9:35pm

Suprised ? Lol.
Why simba?

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Clam commented Sunday, 22 Dec 2019 at 9:38pm

Is it because of the post before ?

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truebluebasher commented Monday, 23 Dec 2019 at 12:38pm

Xmas Holiday Surf Movie Matinee continues ...

Dedicated to swellnet Grom dreamerz...who still think '80's surfing was cool!
swellnet mums & dads should race outta the room now...you get 10 secs head start!

Skeet Surfin'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7f_19nxNfjs

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mickseq commented Monday, 27 Jan 2020 at 6:08pm

Is the wave in second thoughts the island off Java Panitan?

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truebluebasher commented Sunday, 23 Feb 2020 at 11:54pm

'The Last Wave' (sbs) French (Round The Twist) Surfie Cli-Fi (6 part series)
Huey upgrades local comp Surfers to ward off whiteshoe Mayor's pet Toxic Cloud.

Je ne surf quoi...more amazing French Cli-Fi...always so unbelievably believable!
Parents ply the Whiteshoe Beach Bar as runaway gromz hang at Pro's Pool Parties.
Into Surfing but bugged by Climate Plagued Town Lockdowns..."The Last Wave"
https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/1650866755978/the-last-wave-five-h...

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udo commented Saturday, 7 Mar 2020 at 9:59pm

Standing Room Only - Youtube

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udo commented Tuesday, 10 Mar 2020 at 5:56pm

Spencer Hargraves Man Hacks at Dawn - Vimeo
Short vid of the Pommy Beast letting loose..