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The Prince and the Surfer (1999)

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The classic Twain story "The Prince and the Pauper" gets a modern slant when Prince Edward of Gelfland switches places with southern California surfer Cash Canty. Both discover a new world ... See full summary »

Directors:

Arye Gross, Gregory Gieras (co-director)

Writers:

Gregory Poppen (screenplay), Mark Twain (book)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Kellman Sean Kellman ... Cash Canty / Prince Edward of Gelfland
Robert Englund ... Kratski
Vincent Schiavelli ... Baumgarten
Jennifer O'Neill ... Queen Albertina
Jason Strickland ... CT
Linda Cardellini ... Melissa
Shepard Koster ... Peter (as Shepard Kostner)
Arye Gross ... Vince
C. Thomas Howell ... Dean
Katie Johnston Katie Johnston ... Galina (as Katie Johnson)
Allyce Beasley ... Constance
Gregory Poppen ... Bodybuilder (as Greg Poppin)
Steven Green Steven Green ... Bodyguard
Lawrence DiBlasio Lawrence DiBlasio ... Bodyguard (as Lawrence Diblasio)
Alyse Kenny ... Maid (as Alyse Mandel)
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The classic Twain story "The Prince and the Pauper" gets a modern slant when Prince Edward of Gelfland switches places with southern California surfer Cash Canty. Both discover a new world of romance, danger, and adventure beyond their wildest dreams.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The scenes in Edward's suite were filmed on location during a particularly hot August. The Gelfland costumes were mostly wool, and very thick. Because air conditioners create unwanted noise over dialogue, they were shut off. The room temperature often climbed past one hundred five degrees Fahrenheit (forty-one degrees Celsius). See more »

Goofs

Jason Strickland's last name is misspelled as "Stickland" in the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Version of The Prince and the Pauper (1971) See more »

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Terminally silly remake of the Prince and The pauper
21 August 2002 | by Havan_IronOakSee all my reviews

Good hearted remake of the prince and the pauper tale transplanted to modern day California. Not a bad flick if you're 11 years old. don't expect to enjoy it if you're any older unless you're seriously chillin' dude.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le prince et le surfeur See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura Hills, California, USA See more »

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Color
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