During winter some days you do not feel like making plans away from home.
Best movies about skateboarding
1. Trashin’ (1986)
The story tells how a boy takes advantage of the summer to go to Los Angeles and try to build a career as a professional skater. There, he meets the sister of a skater from the rival band “Los Daggers”. Without a very ambitious story we must bear in mind that the double of the protagonist is Tony Hawk, seems perfect to have a fun time!
2. Grind (2003)
It tells the story of four friends who dream of becoming professional skaters. They have a whole summer to follow their idol and become stars of this sport, will they get it?
In the movie, a lot of skateboarding celebrities are involved, so that’s why it’s already on this list of movies.
3. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
Set in the 1970s, this film tells the story of the Z-Boys, a group of young surfers and skaters from the Dogtown neighborhood of Los Angeles. Based on a true story which tells how this band jumped to fame by spreading skateboarding in California.
This film is considered one of the best skate movies in history.
4. Paranoid Park (2007)
Nominated for best film at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007. This is a movie that you should definitely see, although its main theme does not focus on skateboarding. The story begins in Portland with Alex, a young skater who is involved in an incident that will complicate his life. For a spoiler risk we can not tell you much more. If you are interested you will have to be the one who discovers the whole story.
5. Street Dreams (2009)
This film highlights for the special participations: Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, Ryan Dunn, Terry Kennedy, Sean Malto or Rob Dyrdek. With the typical argument of a group of skaters who want to be professionals, this movie is destined to surprise you including many skateboarding tricks. It is a masterpiece dedicated to skateboarding.
No doubts, you can find many other good movies about skate that are not on our list. Do you recommend any movie? Have you seen the movies on our list? If you’ve been excited to see any of these movies share the moment with the hashtag #minimumboards and follow us on social networks!