Soul Surfer (movie)

2011 film by Sean McNamara

Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biographical drama movie directed by Sean McNamara. It is based on the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton about her life as a surfer after a horrific shark attack and her recovery.

The movie stars AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, and Lorraine Nicholson with Carrie Underwood, Kevin Sorbo, Sonya Balmores, Branscombe Richmond, and Craig T. Nelson.

Soul Surfer was released in theaters on April 8, 2011 in the United States and Canada, but received mixed reviews from critics and audiences.[1]


  1. "Soul Surfer". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixter. Retrieved 14 June 2012.