Waves (2019)

Love is patient

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 2019-11-15
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 163 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 15min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: A24
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Trey Edward Shults
star 7.6/10
From 163 Ratings


A controlling father’s attempts to ensure that his two children succeed in high school backfire after his son experiences a career-ending sports injury. Their familial bonds are eventually placed under severe strain by an unexpected tragedy.

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  • Kelvin Harrison Jr.

    as Tyler Williams
  • Lucas Hedges

    as Luke
  • Taylor Russell

    as Emily Williams
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry

    as Catharine Williams
  • Sterling K. Brown

    as Ronald Williams
  • Alexa Demie

    as Alexis Lopez
  • Neal Huff

    as Bill
  • Clifton Collins Jr.

    as Bobby Lopez
  • Krisha Fairchild

    as English Teacher
  • Ruben E.A. Brown

    as Wally
  • Joshua Brockington

    as Stan
  • Vivi Pineda

    as Elena
  • David Garelik

    as Ryan
  • Alan Fritz

    as Bailiff
  • Kristin Wollett

    as Park Mother
  • Ellen Marguerite Cullivan

    as Doctor
  • Taisha Perez

    as Coroner Jessie
  • Nicholas Ryan Hernandez

    as Lip Sync Boy
  • Bill Wise

    as Coach Wise
  • Harmony Korine

    as Teacher
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Sound Trent Reznor Original Music Composer
Production Mark Mullen Local Casting
Production Kevin Turen Producer
Sound Atticus Ross Original Music Composer
Production James Wilson Producer
Art Adam Willis Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Rachel Dainer-Best Costume Design
Camera Drew Daniels Director of Photography
Art Elliott Hostetter Production Design
Production Jacob Jaffke Executive Producer
Production Jacob Jaffke Line Producer
Sound Johnnie Burn Sound Designer
Crew Andrew Hauser Post Production Supervisor
Writing Trey Edward Shults Screenplay
Directing Trey Edward Shults Director
Editing Trey Edward Shults Editor
Production Trey Edward Shults Producer
Costume & Make-Up Carol Raskin Key Hair Stylist
Production Morgan Newell Unit Production Manager
Production Beth Haden Marshall Local Casting
Crew Mark Sean Haynes Post Production Supervisor
Production Justin R. Chan Co-Producer
Editing Isaac Hagy Editor
Production Harrison Kreiss Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Dolly Hernandez Makeup Department Head
Directing Eric LaFranchi First Assistant Director
Directing Ryan McInerney Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Alicia Triana Tabeau Second Assistant Director