Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film includes some profane language used in casual discussion. Interviewees discuss sexual escapades and drug use, but neither of these activities are main topics of conversation. Parents should be forewarned that the film glamorizes trespassing and rule-breaking. However, the majority of the film simply centers on the evolution of skateboarding and its Dogtown roots.
Some skateboard scrapes, dangerous surfing practices.
Some strong language.
Team members are described as aggressive. Various members discuss drug abuse, promiscuous sex, and overall excessive behavior. This film does, however, present a refreshing multicultural vision of skaters. The film also includes the illusive female skater (Peggy Oki, an original member of the Zephyr team).
Ads for various specific tennis shoes and skateboards while discussing the commercialization of the sport.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Images of alcohol consumption and pot smoking, discussion of drug abuse