The Crash Reel

Lists: Documentary

Brief Synopsis: "The Crash Reel tells the story of a sport and the risks that athletes face in reaching the pinnacle of their profession. This is Kevin Pearce’s story, a celebrated snowboarder who sustained a brain injury in a trick gone wrong and who now aims, against all the odds, to get back on the snow."

Overall Ranking: 96 (Rank from 2012: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 100%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Darren of Movie Reviews 10193(full review)
Minnesota Man90(full review)
Bryan Lienesch89 - In simply chronocling Kevin Pearce's inexplicably difficult journey, 'The Crash Reel' probably poses more questions about love, selflessness, and mental trauma than we as a society are prepared to answer. And that is the best kind of documentary of all.
David Baruffi88(full review)

People Involved

  • Kevin Pearce (Himself)
  • Shaun White (Himself)
  • Scotty Lago (Himself)
  • Jake Burton (Himself)
  • Lucy Walker (Director)