Bustin' Down the Door

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

79%

TOMATOMETER

Reviews Counted: 38

73%
liked it

Audience Score

User Ratings: 549

TOMATOMETER

N/A
All Critics | Top Critics
Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Count: 0
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 0

AUDIENCE SCORE

73%
Average Rating: 3.9/5

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. To read more about what we’ve been working on behind the scenes, please check out our new RT Product Blog here.


Want to See

Add Rating
My Rating    

Bustin' Down the Door Photos

Movie Info

Narrated by Edward Norton, Jeremy Gosch's Bustin Down the Door tells the tale of how a group of ambitious young men helped shape surfing into an international phenomenon in the winter of 1975.

Watch it now

Cast

News & Interviews for Bustin' Down the Door

Critic Reviews for Bustin' Down the Door

All Critics (38) | Top Critics (11)

  • This impressive sports doc finds enough drama in the situation to involve a wider audience, since the archive footage of these chaps gliding through waves the size of a house is quite something.

    Sep 4, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • The documentary celebrates the athleticism and creativity of the sport's unsung Nureyevs and Nijinskys.

    Sep 4, 2009 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • The film tries to tell us that money hasn't spoiled the fun, but I was much more curious about the black shorts than the Quicksilver brand board shorts.

    Aug 1, 2008 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • [An] insightful account of the rise of a, pardon the pun, new wave of surfers that transformed the sport in the mid-1970s.

    Jul 30, 2008
  • Some of the talk gets a little bombastic, but it's hard to deny the thrill involved.

    Jul 25, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Bustin' Down the Door entertainingly captures surfing's last great hoorah of no-holds-barred radicalism.

    Jul 25, 2008 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bustin' Down the Door

There are no featured reviews for Bustin' Down the Door at this time.

Bustin' Down the Door Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features