Synopsis: Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn't go with them. So, he gets sent to stay with his aunt, uncle, and cousin in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he arrives, he meets his cousin who is also his new roommate for the next six months: Wiley. Mitchell then goes to school and gets on the bad side the high school hockey players. Mitchell and Wiley end up enduring weeks of torture from the guys. Then, the big guys and Mitchell and Wiley have to learn to get along to try to beat the Central High School rivals in a competition down Devil's Backbone.
Director(s): Rob Bowman
Production: Warner Bros.
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min


Waves ...

And Mother Nature has cast its spell ...

- Oh really?

- Much.

Right ... prepare ...

... make you fell alright ...

And the girls with Northen

They kiss the way ...

This song is awesome.

Same time tomorrow, brah.

Only if I die in the night, man.

Well, the girls are hip east coast ...

You guys were great today.

Oh, Slash, your pooch!

What have you been doing?

Hunting cats or looking bone?

Hey Mom.

- How were the waves today, Mitchell?

- how the waves were today?

Okay, is it?

Who's died?

Come here, sweetie,

sit with us.

Sit with you?

Have no mercy, speak at once.

What was it?

Sit Mitchell.

I know that look.

It's the same when they took Strummer ...

Oh no ... not the Slash.

Okay, say.

Your dad and I won a scholarship ...

The National Institute of Zoology asked

to study the Australian Bat.


What are you talking about?!

It is great news!

Like, I've never been

in Australia before!

Type, I'm talking about giant waves

Endless Summer...

and super tanned hotties!

It's incredible!

So when do we leave?

- We'd love it to be

Us, Mitchell

But it will take six months

- Six months!

- You can not miss school

for so long.

- Of course I can.

- No you can not.

- There will be other opportunities, Mitchell.

We promise, but not during class.

Well, if I'm not going to Australia ...?

That's exactly Mitchell, see ...

we have a surprise for you

Tell him what it is, Kate

You will get with your Uncle Louie

and Aunt Irene in Cincinnati.

- They have a boy his age,

Wiley cousin.

- They are crazy to see you

it's been a long time.

- And it's only for six months.

- I think it might be good for

you, son.

An apprenticeship is a chance ...

expand your horizons.

See how other people live.

- It'll be nice, honey, believe me.

You will see.

- Face as a ... Adventure!


Hold father here.

Oh, that's my Mitchell,

It can not be ... How grew.

Give me a big hug.


Welcome to Cincinnati, buddy.

Thank you for having me.

Oh, it's not adorable?

See these eyes, the same as

his mother.

And that ... hair. My God, have I seen

one hair like this, Dad?

That hair is this, buddy?

How was your trip?

You could sit at the window ...?

Stop asking, Dad.

Wiley, where are you?

Come here to see his cousin Mitchell.

You know, the last time you saw him,

you two in diapers.

He's dying to see you.


Mitchell, this is Wiley.

Wiley, his cousin Mitchell.

- What's up, dude?

Nice to see you.

- It's my pleasure.

Well ... Why do not we go home?

We have much to do.

- Hey, here there are not many places

to use it, son.

- I'm not going anywhere without

my board.

I am my American Express Card

"Without it, I'm naked"


Have you found John Wayne

there in California?

- No.

- No?

Father imitates very well John Wayne .

Tell Wagon toll , come on.

Well, anyway ...

... I am very happy

to have you here.

Wiley slowly. Watch

the speedometer too.

Wiley just taken provisional license.

He is becoming a man.

What did you think of your parents go

to Australia?

It's cool.

And they left such a beautiful boy ...

You must have a lot of girls behind you.

Can you give some tips

for my Wiley.

You know, I never had a girlfriend

for real.

- Mom, please.

- Eyes on the road.

- It has an ...

- Yes, there's a big hole where

used to be the sausage factory.

I like to go to California someday

but I have problem if you eat a lot of salad.


Home again.

Wiley, why not show Mitchell

your bedroom?

I know he wants to rest before dinner.

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