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In God's Hands (1998)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Sport | 24 April 1998 (USA)
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Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.

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Zalman King
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shane Dorian ... Shane (as Patrick Shane Dorian)
Matt George ... Mickey
Matty Liu ... Keoni
Shaun Tomson ... Wyatt
Maylin Pultar Maylin Pultar ... Serena
Bret Michaels ... Phillips
Brion James ... Captain
Brian L. Keaulana Brian L. Keaulana ... Brian
Darrick Doerner Darrick Doerner ... Darrick
Pete Cabrinha Pete Cabrinha ... Pete
Rush Randle ... Rush
Mike Stewart Mike Stewart ... Stewart
Brock Little Brock Little ... Brock
Tom Stern ... Shane's Father
Amy Hathaway ... Girl on Train
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Storyline

In God's Hands is the story of big wave riders that go all over the globe searching to ride bigger and bigger waves. The story mostly follows Shane Dorian and his obsession with surfing. It also follows how they train for waves like that. Written by <SurferChick@alloymail.com>

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Plot Keywords:

wave | travel | surfer | surfing | surfboard | See All (8) »

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Fortune favors the brave. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nas Mãos de Deus See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$555,342, 26 April 1998

Gross USA:

$1,546,414

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,546,414
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Todd Chesser was scheduled to fly to Maui to stunt-surf the death scene at Maui Pe'ahi (Jaws). But the surf was good in Oahu, so he stayed home, and at 9am paddled with two friends into the lineup at Outside Alligator Rock. Chesser drowned two hours later, after getting caught inside by a 25-foot set. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, when Shane is on the Mexican skiff, He ties his leather bag and sleeping bag to a red buoy, then throws the buoy in the water. The buoy floats away, dragging away his belongings. However, in the next shot on the boat, the sleeping bag and leather bag are visible under the surfboard. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Blue Crush (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Chaos
Written by Tim Skold
Performed by Skold
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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This is the life
13 July 2003 | by steppingriverSee all my reviews

This film is definitely not for everyone. It is less about story, and more about life. It has a Zen-like quality about seeking for the pursuit of happiness. I am not a surfer, but I love this movie. As one who is an avid mountain biker, this film provides a dream of being able to enjoy a sport and a lifestyle to the max. Anybody who loves adventure sports would thoroughly love this movie. Not only is it fun to watch for the lifestyle, but the cinematography is absolutely amazing. It's hard to find better.


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