PG certificateBig Wednesday is a Film programme that first aired in 1978 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Big Wednesday is a 4 star programme

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Big Wednesday (1978)

Directed by
John Milius

Legendary coming of age drama following three surfing pals in and out of the water, dealing with booze, commitment and the Vietnam War. Underpinning all their successes and failures is the search for the 'green cathedral' wave.

Written by ,

Also known as "Amargo Reencontro", "El Verano de mi Juventud"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 125 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1978

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Jan-Michael Vincent...Matt Johnson
William Katt...Jack Barlow
Image for Gary BuseyGary Busey...Leroy Smith
Patti D'Arbanville...Sally Jacobson
Lee Purcell...Peggy Gordon
Sam Melville...Bear
Darrell Fetty...Jim 'Waxer' King
Gerry Lopez...Himself
Hank Worden...Shopping Cart Fisherman
Joe Spinell...Army Psychologist
Steve Kanaly...Jacobson - Sally's Husband
Barbara Hale...Mrs. Barlow
Fran Ryan...Lucy
Dennis Aaberg...Slick
Reb Brown...Enforcer