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 AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid. 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 gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others.
Soul Surfer Release Date
In Theaters April 8, 2011
Soul Surfer Credits
Starring:AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Jeremy Sumpter, Craig T. Nelson, Kevin Sorbo, Carrie Underwood
Written By:Michael Berk, Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz
Directed By:Sean McNamara
Produced By:David Brookwell, Dutch Hofstetter, Sean McNamara, Douglas Schwartz,
Want to see Carrie Underwood try to act? You won’t have to wait long. On August 2, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is bringing Soul Surfer to DVD and Blu-Ray. The film follows the true-life experience of surfer Bethany Hamilton who, after a major shark attack causing her to lose an arm, remains determined to get back to the surfing world she loves.
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