Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown

DVD - 2005 | Original theatrical version.
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Fictionalized account of three teenagers from Venice Beach, California who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Based on a true story.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Tri Star/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
Edition: Original theatrical version.
ISBN: 9781404973534
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.


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May 19, 2014

It was definitely entertaining. It wasn't clear to me though where the darkness was coming from of the character who shaved and tattooed his head -- he seemed broken and there were not many clues aside from his single younger mother as to why this was so.

Feb 13, 2011

Surprisingly watchable, if uneven, skateboarding flick that draws on the SoCal roots of films like Point Break to tell a "true" story...The young leads do reasonably well, especially Emile Hirsch, but the main reason to keep watching is Heath Ledger's amazing performance as a mentor/Fagan character to the pioneering "Z-Boys".

lms Jul 21, 2008

Heath Ledger was brilliant in this role

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