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Lords of Dogtown - Unrated Extended Cut (2005)
IMDb Rating 6.6
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
John Robinson Stacy
Emile Hirsch Jay
Rebecca De Mornay Philaine
William Mapother Donnie
Julio Oscar Mechoso Mr. Alva
Victor Rasuk Tony
Nikki Reed Kathy Alva
Heath Ledger Skip
Vincent Laresca Chino
Brian Zarate Montoya
Johnny Knoxville
Michael Angarano
Plot
Lords of Dogtown captures the sheer kinetic joy of skateboarding like no other movie (except, perhaps, Dogtown and Z Boys, a documentary about the very skateboarders this movie depicts). Set in the mid-1970s in Venice, CA--a.k.a. Dogtown--the movie starts with three young aspiring surfers turned skateboarders: Stacy (John Robinson, Elephant), Jay (Emile Hirsch, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys), and Tony (Victor Rasuk, Raising Victor Vargas). When alpha-stoner Skip (Heath Ledger, A Knight's Tale) recognizes the potential of skateboarding as a new sport, his surf shop becomes the center of the boys' universe. They swiftly rise as skateboarding stars and find their brotherhood threatened by sex, money, fame, and ego--it's a common enough story, but director Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) has a gift for capturing the raw messiness of life. Lords of Dogtown seems to unfold haphazardly, yet every scene moves the increasingly dizzy rise (or fall) of each skater forward with headlong momentum. The excellent cast includes Rebecca De Mornay (Risky Business), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass: The Movie), and Nikki Reed (Thirteen). Lords of Dogtown, written by skater Stacy Peralta (and based on his own life), both celebrates the excitement of testosterone-fueled recklessness and quietly reflects on the cost of getting what you want. --Bret Fetzer
Movie Details
Genre Action; Biography; Drama; Sport
Director Catherine Hardwicke
Producer John Linson
Writer Stacy Peralta
Studio Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 109 mins
Movie Release Date 6/3/2005
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It Yes
Index 722
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 9/29/2005
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 1.85:1
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
UPC (Barcode) 043396123717
Release Date 9/27/2005
Subtitles English
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Deleted and Extended Scenes
Director and Cast Commentary Uncensored
Making of Lords Of Dogtown
Bails and Spills Featurette
Extended Pool Session
Of Course We Want A Skateboarding Bulldog!
The Ocean Washes My Hair and Make-up Test
The Making of Pacific Ocean Park
Dogtown Cameo Featurettes
Storyboard Comparisons
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