PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.
To prepare for his role as young Jay Adams, Emile Hirsch flew to Hawaii to spend time with Jay Adams who had just been released from jail for assault and drug charges and had just gotten married.
Yeah, hi. This isn't a library... so it's ten bucks to browse. You got ten bucks?
Customer: Didn't bring any money today.
Skip: Yeah, well, why'd you come into my store, then, asshole?
In the opening sequence of the Boyz making their way to the beach, Jay goes from bare feet, to white slip on shoes, to bare feet again.
The TriStar Pictures logo gets "Locals Only" spray-painted across it.
Also released on DVD as an "Unrated Extended Cut".
$5,623,373 (USA) (5 June 2005)
$11,008,432 (USA) (26 June 2005)