In the 1970s, a group of teenage surfers from a tough neighborhood known as "Dogtown" in Venice, California pioneered a revolutionary new style of skateboarding. Riding the waves at the Paci... full plot below
U.S. Release DateLords of Dogtown release date was Friday, June 3, 2005.
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for druge and alcohol content, sexuality, violence, language and reckless behavior - all involving teens
In the 1970s, a group of teenage surfers from a tough neighborhood known as "Dogtown" in Venice, California pioneered a revolutionary new style of skateboarding. Riding the waves at the Pacific Ocean Park pier, the Z-Boyz, known for their aggressive style and hard street attitude, combined the death-defying moves of surfing with the art of skateboarding and became overnight sensations and local legends. With empty pools as their canvas, the Z-boyz paved the way to what is now referred to as "extreme sports," and created a lifestyle that spread infectiously to beomce a worldwide counterculture phenomenon. But all of this fame would take its toll on the friendships that they thought would last a lifetime as the sport that started out as an afternoon hobby turned into big business.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Fictionalized version of the 2001 documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys, written and directed by skateboard guru Stacy Peralta based on a Spin magazine article that explored 1970s skateboarding culture.