Johnny Tsunami

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Total Count: 5


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In this made-for-cable family comedy, a teenage surf champion gets some bad news from his family; they're moving to Vermont, where the waves are pretty hard to come by. Trapped in a school full of landlocked ho-dads, he has to find a way to fit in.

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Critic Reviews for Johnny Tsunami

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (5)

  • Writers Doug Sloan and Ann Knapp take a cliched situation and don't do much with it, but script's brisk pacing moves the plot along swiftly enough to keep interest.

    Sep 9, 2019 | Full Review…

    Variety Staff

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  • From giving a snowboarding community soap opera-level lore to the ups and downs of Johnny's athletic and romantic lives, Johnny Tsunami is one of the most fun DCOM rides, no matter the weather.

    Sep 9, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Johnny Tsunami is one of the classic Disney Channel original films.

    Sep 10, 2019 | Full Review…
  • This movie has something for everyone - sports, romance, family drama, and Disney faves Kirsten Storms and Lee Thompson Young.

    Sep 10, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Brimming over with positive messages about perseverance, friendship, forgiveness... Johnny Tsunami has lots to offer kids in addition to the action-packed surfing and snowboarding scenes.

    Sep 9, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Johnny Tsunami

  • May 12, 2012
    Okay, let's be honest here: It's your own fault for watching a film called "Johnny Tsunami."
    Edward S Super Reviewer

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