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The Endless Summer 2 (1994)

Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of two young surfers to top surfing spots around the world. Along the way we see many of the... See full summary »

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Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of two young surfers to top surfing spots around the world. Along the way we see many of the people and locales Bruce visited during the filming of Endless Summer (1966). Written by Rick Morton <RNMorton@aol.com>

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Rated PG for brief nudity and some mild language | See all certifications »

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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

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$3,400,000 (estimated)

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$657,292, 5 June 1994, Limited Release

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$2,155,385
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[As a pride of Lions attack the buggy they're driving in]
Patrick O'Connell: I thought the locals at Huntington were mean!
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Not as good as the original but better than the rest
23 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

A follow-up 30 years later shows how surfing has changed in that time. The same commentary style of Bruce Brown remains entertaining. The production quality is of course improved. And the surfing footage is still excellent. One could sense Brown's disappointment when he revisited Cape St Francis, the location of the "perfect wave" in the original to see that the wave had been spoiled by development - something that one who has observed NSW's North Coast and SE Qld's changes over the past 30 years will identify with. All in all, as interesting as the original, modified for a later era, and almost as good.


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