Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.
The film features an all-star cast, including Anna Sophia Robb (Bridge To Terabithia) and Academy Award winner Helen Hunt (Mad About You, As Good As It Gets), with American Idol and reg; winnerCarrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point). In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany's feisty determination and steadfast beliefs spur her toward an adventurous comeback that helps her turn her loss into a gift for others.
The movie also stars Kevin Sorbo (Hercules).
DVD Special Features
Soul Surfing onto the Screen: The Making of
Surfing for the Screen: Inside the Action
Soul Sisters: Bethany and Anna Sophia
Heart of a Soul Surfer Documentary
Bethany Hamilton story
Inspirational surfer with universal appeal to all audiences including tweens/teens/moms/families/faith and sports community
Bethany Hamilton has:
Received the Courage Award ? Fox Teen Choice Awards
Appeared on various national television programs including Oprah, 20/20, Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Today Show and Good Morning America?
Sold over 1 million books - currently #1 on Kids Paperback NY Times List
Received an ESPY for Comeback Athlete of the Year and made the ESPN Power 100 list - key awareness in sports community.
Bethany Hamilton has made over 1.5 Billion impressions around the world
New books available from Scholastic, Zondervan, Thomas Nelson and Regal.
"This is a must-see movie. You have to go see Soul Surfer. If you know anyone that's had any kind of difficulty in their life, they need to see this movie as it will encourage and inspire them to great things."
Jim McBride, Exec. Producer, Sherwood Pictures
"Soul Surfer made my heart swell with emotion. I left the theater reminded again that anything was possible with God. Amazing... Amazing... Amazing!!"
Karen Kingsbury, New York Times Best Selling Author