Surfs Up (2007)Year: 2007
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Director: Ash Brannon
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder
This story follows a young rock waste penguin named Cody Maverick from his hometown in Shiverpool, Antarctica, where all the other penguins think hes not nothing but a surfing fool, for Big Z Memorial Off on Pen Gu Island in surf. Young Cody is determined to win the most important competition in the world of penguin surfing in honor of Big Z, the surfing legend who died idolized since childhood. But waves in Pen Gu are different than in Shiverpool, and the competition is steep. The current Champ, selfish tank Evans, is not just about to let this little penguin knock him from first place without a fight. When Cody wipes out and encounters wet pairings, a secluded aging former surfer, who lives in the jungle, he learns some important lessons about life and surfing, and Equals even teach a thing or two.