Soul Surfer tells the true story of teenage surfer girl Bethany Hamilton, who summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack.
Based on the true story of Bethany Hamilton, a 13 year old competitive surfer with big dreams and a courageous spirit. Coming from a family of surfers, riding the waves is all Bethany can dream about. But her dreams turn into a nightmare after a sudden shark attack takes her left arm and her hopes of ever surfing again. Soul Surfer is an inspirational film for the entire family about overcoming obstacles and turning tragedy into triumph. Filmed entirely in Hawaii, it offers some gorgeous cinematography and wonderful surf-action shots and features an all-star cast including Helen Hunt, Denis Quaid, Craig T Nelson and AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany, the teen titan with a heart of gold.