Surf's Up, full trailer, New Clip
10th AUGUST 2007
Running Time: 1hr 25mins
Surf's Up is an animated action-comedy that delves behind the scenes of the high-octane world of competitive surfing. The film profiles teenage Rockhopper penguin Cody Maverick (Shia LaBeouf), an up-and-coming surfer, as he enters his first pro competition. Followed by a camera crew to document his experiences, Cody leaves his family and home in Shiverpool, Antarctica to travel to Pen Gu Island for the Big Z Memorial Surf Off.
Along the way, Cody meets Sheboygan surfer Chicken Joe (Jon Heder), famous surf promoter Reggie Belafonte (James Woods), surf talent scout Mikey Abromowitz (Mario Cantone), and spirited lifeguard Lani Aliikai (Zooey Deschanel), all of whom recognize Cody's passion for surfing, even if it's a bit misguided at times. Cody believes that winning will bring him the admiration and respect he desires, but when he unexpectedly comes face-to-face with a washed-up old surfer (Jeff Bridges), Cody begins to find his own way, and discovers that a true winner isn't always the one who comes in first.
Columbia Pictures Presents a Sony Pictures Animation film, Surf's Up. Directed by Ash Brannon and Chris Buck. Screenplay by Don Rhymer and Ash Brannon & Chris Buck & Christopher Jenkins. With a story by Christopher Jenkins and Christian Darren. Produced by Christopher Jenkins. Music by Mychael Danna. Co-produced by Lydia Bottegoni. Imagery and animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc. Credits are not final and subject to change.
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Jon Heder