Beautiful Wave is a coming-of-age surfing movie. The screenplay was written by Lynn Salt & David Mueller; and John Harris. It is directed by David Mueller. It is a drama set in Santa Cruz, California. Nicole (played by Aimee Teegarden) lives with her grandmother (played by Patricia Richardson) for a summer and begins to surf. She also uncovers a family secret. Aimee Teegarden leads the cast of the movie. The film also stars Patricia Richardson, Ben Milliken, Alicia Ziegler, David Thomas Jenkins and Lance Henriksen. Surf icon Holly Beck also guest stars in the movie.