Surfs Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Director: Ash Brannon
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder
The story follows a teenage rock hopper penguin named Cody Maverick in his hometown of Shiverpool, Antarctica, where all of the other penguins think HPS just surfing fool, that the Big Z Memorial Surf Off Pen Gu Island. Young Cody is determined to win the most important competition in the world penguin surfing in honor of Big Z deceased surfing legend whom he idolized since childhood. But the waves in Pen Gu are different than Shiverpool, and the competition is steep. The current champ, egotistical Tank Evans, is not just the fact that this little penguin knock him first without a fight. When Cody wipes and encounters Geek, a recluse aging former surfer, living in the jungle, he learns some important things about life and surfing, and even teaches Geek a thing or two.