Picture from Lords of Dogtown
Overall C-

Based on the true story of a group of kids from Vince Beach, California (played by Heath Ledger, Stephanie Lamb, Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, and John Robinson), who formed a skateboarding team and revolutionized the sport with their extreme moves and attitude.

Violence C+
Sexual Content D+
Profanity C-
Substance Use D

Talk to your kids about…

Lords of Dogtown

What decisions does Stacy make that differ from many of the other team members? What effect do his choices have on his future?

What role do you think sponsors should play in the world of sport? Are there some companies that should not be allowed to support a team?

How were extreme skateboarders perceived in the early days of the sport? Has that attitude changed or not? How do board manufacturers promote the sport nowadays?