Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown

DVD - 2005
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Based on the true story of the legendary Z-Boys, this film is a fictionalized take on a brilliant group of young skateboarders who perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures, c2005.
Edition: Widescreen, original theatrical version.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.

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BloomFree
May 19, 2014

It was definitely entertaining. It wasn't clear to me though where the darkness was coming from of the character who shaved and tattooed his head -- he seemed broken and there were not many clues aside from his single younger mother as to why this was so.

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mexicanadiense
Feb 13, 2011

Surprisingly watchable, if uneven, skateboarding flick that draws on the SoCal roots of films like Point Break to tell a "true" story...The young leads do reasonably well, especially Emile Hirsch, but the main reason to keep watching is Heath Ledger's amazing performance as a mentor/Fagan character to the pioneering "Z-Boys".

lms Jul 21, 2008

Heath Ledger was brilliant in this role

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