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It’s 1975, and the Z-Boys — Stacy Peralta (John Robinson), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk), and Jay Adams (Emile Hirsch) — are the original skate punks. The director, Catherine Hardwicke, stages this docudrama with a gritty, rushing, caught-on-the-fly realism, even as she strives for the mythical youth-rebel excitement of something like 8 Mile.

Lords of Dogtown
type
  • Movie
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mpaa
runtime
  • 106 minutes
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