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Soul Surfer (8-Apr-2011)

Director: Sean McNamara

Writers: Matt R. Allen; Michael Berk; Brad Gann; Sean McNamara; Deborah Schwartz; Douglas Schwartz; Caleb Wilson

Based on a book: Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton with Sheryl Berk and Rick Bundschuh

Music by: Marco Beltrami

Producers: David Zelon; Douglas Schwartz; Dutch Hofstetter; Sean McNamara; David Brookwell

Keywords: Drama, Surfing, Disability, Biography

Film adaptation of a 2004 autobiography follows a young surfer's journey to return to her beloved pastime following a devastating accident.

Thirteen-year old Bethany Hamilton, an up-and-coming surfer who possesses a love for all things aquatic, finds her life turned upside down when she is attacked by a shark whilst out in the water with friends one night and loses her left arm. Desperate to overcome odds stacked heavily against her, Bethany relies on the strength of her friends, family, and prevailing Christian faith to chart an unlikely course back into the metaphorical arms of her one true passion.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Chokachi
16-Jan-1968   Cody Madison on Baywatch
Helen Hunt
15-Jun-1963   As Good As It Gets
Craig T. Nelson
4-Apr-1946   Coach Hayden Fox on Coach
Dennis Quaid
9-Apr-1954   Any Given Sunday
Branscombe Richmond
8-Aug-1955   Bobby Sixkiller on Renegade
AnnaSophia Robb
8-Dec-1993   Because of Winn-Dixie
Kevin Sorbo
24-Sep-1958   Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Jeremy Sumpter
5-Feb-1989   Star of remade Peter Pan
Carrie Underwood
Country Musician
10-Mar-1983   American Idol 2005 winner


AnnaSophia Robb   ...   Bethany Hamilton
Helen Hunt   ...   Cheri Hamilton
Dennis Quaid   ...   Tom Hamilton
Lorraine Nicholson   ...   Alana Blanchard
Kevin Sorbo   ...   Holt Blanchard
Carrie Underwood   ...   Sarah Hill
Ross Thomas   ...   Noah Hamilton
Chris Brochu   ...   Timmy Hamilton
Sonya Balmores Chung   ...   Malina Birch
Jeremy Sumpter   ...   Byron Blanchard
Craig T. Nelson   ...   Dr. Rovinksy
Branscombe Richmond   ...   Ben Aipa
Cody Gomes   ...   Keoki
Titus Kinimaka   ...   Titus
John Philbin   ...   Fuel TV Reporter #2
Tahini Bartolome   ...   Girl at Foodland
Bridget Tully   ...   Mother at Foodland
Tiffany Hofstetter   ...   Rosemary
Kelly Crean   ...   Front Yard News Reporter
Dylan Slater   ...   Turtle Bay Open Announcer
Sean Patrick McNamara   ...   Rip Curl Executive
Yasmin Dar   ...   Transworld Surf Reporter #1
Christie Brooke   ...   National Surf Bethany Fan #1
Cayla Moore   ...   Surfer Girl #1
Moon Otteman   ...   Surfer Girl #2
David Tice   ...   Contest Official
Wesley Mann   ...   Calvin
Patrick Richwood   ...   Todd
Kimberly-Rose Wolter   ...   Nurse
Kaleo Relator   ...   Boom
Irie Driscoll   ...   Ukulele Girl #1
Faith Fay   ...   Media Gnat
David Chokachi   ...   Paramedic #1
David Stanfield   ...   Nationals Announcer #1
Beau Hodge   ...   Nationals Announcer #2
Dutch Hofstetter   ...   Brandon
Michael Coots   ...   Photoshoot Photograher
Kaipo Guerrero   ...   H.I. Regionals Announcer #1
Rocky Canon   ...   H.I. Regionals Announcer #2
Mark Kubr   ...   ESPN Reporter
Kim Morgan Greene   ...   Female Reporter
Shelley Trotter   ...   Nurse #2
Arlene Newman Van Asperen   ...   Cydney Blanchard
Bailey Nagy   ...   Surfer Olivia Jenner
Leilani Gryde   ...   Surfer Zoe Madsen
Kristen Steiner   ...   Surfer Kaila Kahani


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