History WesternAnimation / SurfsUp

18th Mar '16 3:35:42 PM AtticusOmundson
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-->'''Tanks' Mom:''' Tank! Are you polishing your trophies again?!

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-->'''Tanks' -->'''Tank's Mom:''' Tank! Are you polishing your trophies again?!
18th Mar '16 3:35:19 PM AtticusOmundson
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* CompaniofnCube: Tank to his various surfing trophies. With more than a hint of CargoShip, too.

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* CompaniofnCube: CompanionCube: Tank to his various surfing trophies. With more than a hint of CargoShip, too.
3rd Mar '16 4:08:29 PM twilicorn
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In 2016, Sony announced that they were partnering with Creator/{{WWE}} to produce a sequel, entitled ''Surf's Up 2: Wavemania'', to be released in 2017, 10 years after the original film. Plot details have yet to surface as of this writing, though Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/TripleH among others have confirmed their participation in the project.
17th Feb '16 7:44:17 AM igordebraga
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* ArtisticLicenseOrnithology: The most blatant example is when Geek pees on Cody to heal a burn - birds don't urinate (like reptiles, the excretory system's products are released on the feces).



* BigGame

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* BigGameBigGame: The Big Z Surf Open.



* CannibalTribe: The Pen Guans. Thankfully, anything that TastesLikeChicken is a good replacement.



* CompanionCube: Tank to his various surfing trophies. With more than a hint of CargoShip, too.

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* CompanionCube: CompaniofnCube: Tank to his various surfing trophies. With more than a hint of CargoShip, too.



* RuleOfCool

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* RuleOfCoolRuleOfCool: Just about every unrealistic animal behavior. Or how dangerous the stunts are!



* TastesLikeChicken: Which is basically IAmAHumanitarian where Chicken Joe is concerned. [[spoiler:It saves his life when he gives the food to chicken-eating natives.]]

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* TastesLikeChicken: Which Squid on a Stick, which is basically IAmAHumanitarian where Chicken Joe is concerned. [[spoiler:It saves his life when he gives the food to chicken-eating natives.]]
1st Feb '16 4:05:46 PM hamza678
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* OpposingSportsTeam: Cody's main rival Tank is a egoistical but skilled bully of a surfer.
25th Jan '16 10:10:56 PM AtticusOmundson
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* EruditeStoner: Chicken Joe.
25th Jan '16 9:15:14 PM AtticusOmundson
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* CerebusRetcon: Cody's father being eaten is first PlayedForLaughs when it is revealed at the beginning of the film, but when Cody is arguing with [[spoiler:Big Z,]] he lets slip that he's actually pretty torn up about it.
7th Nov '15 5:07:27 PM AtticusOmundson
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* GeniusDitz: Chicken Joe, for all his airheadedness, turns out to be such a good surfer that [[spoiler:he doesn't even realize it when he wins the surf competition.]]
22nd Oct '15 1:38:56 PM StFan
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'''''Surf's Up''''' is a film by Creator/{{Sony Pictures Animation}}. It takes on an interesting style: despite being set in a world of [[{{FunnyAnimal}} anthropomorphic talking animals]], the film [[{{mockumentary}} parodies surfer documentaries]], complete with handheld camera shots and [[ConfessionCam interviews with the cast]] spliced in various places. The plot tells of a young Rockhopper penguin named Cody Maverick, who dreams of moving to the tropics and becoming a legendary surfer, like his idol, Big Z.

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'''''Surf's Up''''' ''Surf's Up'' is a film by Creator/{{Sony Pictures Animation}}. It takes on an interesting style: despite being set in a world of [[{{FunnyAnimal}} anthropomorphic talking animals]], the film [[{{mockumentary}} parodies surfer documentaries]], complete with handheld camera shots and [[ConfessionCam interviews with the cast]] spliced in various places. The plot tells of a young Rockhopper penguin named Cody Maverick, who dreams of moving to the tropics and becoming a legendary surfer, like his idol, Big Z.



!!This film provides examples of:

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!!This film provides examples of:
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* AttackBackfire: Cody tries to beat up Tank when he hits Chicken Joe, but Cody's punches are so weak that Tank takes it as a massage.



* CloudCuckoolander: Chicken Joe.

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* CloudCuckoolander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Chicken Joe.



* CurseCutShort: In one scene, Tank takes a bite from a squid on a stick and says "Bleah, tastes like sh—"
** The DVDCommentary confirms that yes, he did in fact say sh[[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope ellfish]]]]
* [[spoiler:DarkHorseVictory: Double-subverted; both Cody and Tank lose to Chicken Joe.]].

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* CurseCutShort: In one scene, Tank takes a bite from a squid on a stick and says "Bleah, tastes like sh—"
**
sh--" The DVDCommentary confirms that yes, he did in fact say sh[[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope ellfish]]]]
* [[spoiler:DarkHorseVictory: Double-subverted; DarkHorseVictory: [[spoiler:Double-subverted; both Cody and Tank lose to Chicken Joe.]].



* EvilCounterpart - Tank lives with his mom like Cody. He and Big Z also look alike [[spoiler:when Geek was younger]].

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* EvilCounterpart - EvilCounterpart: Tank lives with his mom like Cody. He and Big Z also look alike [[spoiler:when Geek was younger]].



---> '''Lani''': Can I tell you something personal?
--->'''Cody''': ''(flirty tone)'' Lani, we're in the shower together, y'can say whatever you want...

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---> '''Lani''': --->'''Lani:''' Can I tell you something personal?
--->'''Cody''': ''(flirty tone)''
personal?\\
'''Cody:''' (''flirty tone'')
Lani, we're in the shower together, y'can say whatever you want...



* JerkAss: Tank Evans, Reggie Belafonte, Glen Maverick.

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: Tank Evans, Reggie Belafonte, Glen Maverick.



* [[KickTheDog Kick The Surfing Baby Penguins]]: Tank, first appearance on screen.

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* [[KickTheDog Kick The Surfing Baby Penguins]]: KickTheDog Tank, on first appearance on screen.on-screen, kicks the surfing baby penguins.



* MomentKiller: The sad moment when Geek wanders around his old shack [[spoiler: from back when he was Big Z]] is interrupted by an excited MotorMouth Cody peppering him with questions.

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* MomentKiller: The sad moment when Geek wanders around his old shack [[spoiler: from [[spoiler:from back when he was Big Z]] is interrupted by an excited MotorMouth Cody peppering him with questions.



-->[[spoiler:'''Cody:''' It's bad enough to lose one dad...\\

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-->[[spoiler:'''Cody:''' --->[[spoiler:'''Cody:''' It's bad enough to lose one dad...\\



* PunnyName: Cody's hometown of [[Music/TheBeatles Shiverpool]].
** Spanish and Brazilian-Portuguese dub: Frio de Janeiro (Cold of Janeiro).
** Buenos Eisig (Buenos Icy) in Germany.
** The album of [[Film/LifeOfPi Mychael Danna]]'s music for the film is billed as the "Original Ocean Picture Score."

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* PunnyName: PunchPunchPunchUhOh: Cody tries to beat up Tank when he hits Chicken Joe, but Cody's punches are so weak that Tank takes it as a massage.
* PunnyName:
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Cody's hometown of [[Music/TheBeatles Shiverpool]].
** *** Spanish and Brazilian-Portuguese dub: Frio de Janeiro (Cold of Janeiro).
** *** Buenos Eisig (Buenos Icy) in Germany.
** The album of [[Film/LifeOfPi Mychael Danna]]'s music for the film is billed as the "Original Ocean Picture Score."Score".



* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Subverted. [[spoiler: Big Z humorously calls Cody a "loser" because he didn't come in first, and Chicken Joe is shocked he won - he was just having fun and it isn't clear he even know he was in a contest.]] During the entire film, all of the interviewed characters say that loser is as loser does, regardless of whether they come in first or not - save Tank of course.
-->[[spoiler: '''Cody:''' ''(amused)'' Well, I lost.]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Big Z:''' ''(amused)'' Yeah. Me, too. Come on, loser.]]
* ShoutOut / TakeThat:
** Cody says he [[HappyFeet doesn't sing or dance]].

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* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Subverted. [[spoiler: Big [[spoiler:Big Z humorously calls Cody a "loser" because he didn't come in first, and Chicken Joe is shocked he won - -- he was just having fun and it isn't clear he even know he was in a contest.]] During the entire film, all of the interviewed characters say that loser is as loser does, regardless of whether they come in first or not - -- save Tank of course.
-->[[spoiler: '''Cody:''' ''(amused)'' -->[[spoiler:'''Cody:''' (''amused'') Well, I lost.]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Big
]]\\
[[spoiler:'''Big
Z:''' ''(amused)'' (''amused'') Yeah. Me, too. Come on, loser.]]
* ShoutOut / TakeThat:
ShoutOut
** Cody says he [[HappyFeet [[WesternAnimation/HappyFeet doesn't sing or dance]].



--> '''Tank:''' [[Series/IDreamOfJeannie I dream of her.]]

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--> '''Tank:''' --->'''Tank:''' [[Series/IDreamOfJeannie I dream of her.]]



* SuntanStencil: A penguin is seen sunbathing, his flipper restsing on his belly. When he moves the flipper it leaves an outline on his sunburned underside.

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* SuntanStencil: A penguin is seen sunbathing, his flipper restsing resting on his belly. When he moves the flipper it leaves an outline on his sunburned underside.



* TastesLikeChicken: Which is basically IAmAHumanitarian where Chicken Joe is concerned. [[spoiler: It saves his life when he gives the food to chicken-eating natives.]]

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* TastesLikeChicken: Which is basically IAmAHumanitarian where Chicken Joe is concerned. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It saves his life when he gives the food to chicken-eating natives.]]



* TotallyRadical: Chicken Joe, Cody to some extent uses a 00's appropriation of the dialect with use of 'bro' in place of 'dude'.

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* TotallyRadical: Chicken Joe, Cody to some extent uses a 00's appropriation of the dialect with use of 'bro' "bro" in place of 'dude'."dude".


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* TribalCarry: Chicken Joe is tied to a pole and carried to the village of the savage penguins. He's completely oblivious to the fact they intend to eat him.
9th Oct '15 1:06:46 PM twilicorn
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Despite being set in a world of [[{{FunnyAnimal}} anthropomorphic talking animals]], the film [[{{mockumentary}} parodies surfer documentaries]], complete with handheld camera shots and interviews with the cast spliced in various places. It tells of a young Rockhopper penguin named Cody Maverick, who dreams of moving to the tropics and becoming a legendary surfer, like his idol, Big Z.

A 2007 [[{{ComputerGeneratedImages}} CGI]] animated film, and the second one from Creator/{{Sony Pictures Animation}}. It earned a surprising UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination, and is so far the only feature film from Sony's animation division to do so.

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Despite '''''Surf's Up''''' is a film by Creator/{{Sony Pictures Animation}}. It takes on an interesting style: despite being set in a world of [[{{FunnyAnimal}} anthropomorphic talking animals]], the film [[{{mockumentary}} parodies surfer documentaries]], complete with handheld camera shots and [[ConfessionCam interviews with the cast cast]] spliced in various places. It The plot tells of a young Rockhopper penguin named Cody Maverick, who dreams of moving to the tropics and becoming a legendary surfer, like his idol, Big Z.

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A 2007 [[{{ComputerGeneratedImages}} CGI]] animated film, and the second one from Creator/{{Sony Pictures Animation}}.Sony's animation division. It earned a surprising UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination, and is so far the only feature film from Sony's animation division to do so.
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