Chasing Mavericks

The life and legend of Santa Cruz surfer Jay Moriarty is celebrated in this dramatic biopic. When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Jonny Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams. Featuring some of the most spectacular wave footage ever captured on film, "Chasing Mavericks" co-stars Elisabeth Shue and Abigail Spencer.

Year: 2012
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Biography, Sport Films
Country: USA
Director: Curtis Hanson, Michael Apted
Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Abigail Spencer
Duration: 112 Minutes
Rating: PG - Coarse language
Location in store: Drama



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