Waiting For Lightning (2012)



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WAITING FOR LIGHTNING is the story of Danny Way, the skateboarder whose dream was to jump China's Great Wall on a skateboard. It's a film about how much abuse the body can sustain, how deep you have to dig to survive the challenges life presents, and how high and far dreams can fly. In his quest for greatness, Way continues to shape the very sport which helped save his own life. (c) Samuel Goldwyn

Rating: PG-13 (for dangerous sports action, some language and thematic material involving drugs and alcohol)
Genre: Documentary, Sports & Fitness
Directed By:
Written By: Bret Anthony Johnston
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 4, 2013
Box Office: $19.5k
Samuel Goldwyn Films - Official Site

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as Danny Way

as Travis Pastrana

as Laird Hamilton

as Rodney Mullen

as Mat Hoffman

as Ken Block

as Rob Dyrdek

as Tony Hawk

as Bod Boyle

as Ty Evans

as Darryl Franklin

as Matthew Hensley

as Christian Hosoi

as Greg Hunt

as Tony Magnusson

as Mary Gail Frawley O'...

as Damon Way

as Bob Burnquist

as Bucky Lasek

as Guy Mariano

as Alphonzo Rawls

as Todd Richards

as Jordan Richter

as Danny Way, Age 2

as Danny Way, Age 3

as Danny Way, Age 7

as Mary O'Dea, age 28

as Boyfriend

as Mike Blabac

as Grant Brittain

as Tommy Caudill

as Paul Chek

as Adrian Demain

as Steve Douglas

as Bobby Goodsby

as Brian Harper

as Ray Ibe

as Jeremy McGrath

as Colin McKay

as Jim O'Dea

as Paul Rodriguez Jr.

as Jim Ruonala

as John Schultes

as Dave Swift

as John "JT" Tyson

as Gale Webb

as Kelly Byrd

as Mike Carroll

as Rick Howard
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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (10)

Little more than an extended piece of lifestyle merchandising, a long montage for monitors in sporting-goods shops.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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The person we want most to hear from, Way himself, is largely missing. Go figure.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
New York Post
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Only for the converted.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
Washington Post
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It's enjoyable enough, but how much you like it will depend on how much you like skateboarding and extreme sports.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
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IIf it's a god on a skateboard you want, a god on a skateboard you'll get in this hagiography ...

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
New York Times
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Colorful folks and cool stunts abound, but casual viewers may still utter a big "Why?"

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
New York Daily News
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