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Off the Lip (2004)

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A young woman's life falls apart while filming a surfing documentary.

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Robert Mickelson

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marguerite Moreau ... Kat Shutte
Mackenzie Astin ... Brad
Adam Scott ... David
Mark Fite ... Lenser
David Rasche ... Dr. Martin Shutte
Jim Turner ... Boner
Rick Overton ... McReady
Peter Mackenzie ... Rick
Matty Liu ... Boner's Sidekick
Adam Hatley ... Brian
Simone Vannucci Simone Vannucci ... Vito
Manny Carabello Manny Carabello ... Che
Faid Issa Faid Issa ... Mee
Puanani Mahoe Puanani Mahoe ... Hawaiian Spiritualist
Rush Randle ... Crash
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A young woman's life falls apart while filming a surfing documentary.

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A kozmik surf adventure! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some drug use and sexual content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 2004 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,608, 9 May 2004

Gross USA:

$15,217

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,217
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Very cool surf film, hot action, adorable leading lady
3 May 2004 | by MajorFilmsSee all my reviews

Surf-ripping action on 60-foot waves are more than enough to make this film worth recommending. But OFF THE LIP is much more than its amazing surfing sequences. Leading lady Marguerite Moreau is infectiously charming, and her sassy attitude is pure fun. As a cub reporter sent to Hawaii in search of a legendary and reclusive surfer, Moreau encounters every obstacle imaginable, from drug runners to romance to the financial demise of her new employer. The plot never drags and always keeps you guessing, which makes this film truly enjoyable to jaded viewers such as myself, or to general audiences. The film's "R" rating (due to drug use, language and sexual content) may seem like a marketing obstacle if the audience were the same as "Blue Crush." But OFF THE LIP skews to both an older crowd, as well as to true surf-fans, and to both of these markets, language, drug use and sexual content are likely to be selling points! I'd say the film is probably PG-13 by contemporary TV Broadcast standards. Don't be shy to let the kids see this one... check it out!


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