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Robin and her father have a car accident. Her father dies. Robin is badly injured and cannot compete in gymnasics tournaments anymore. Shattered dreams. She lives with her mother and bad ... See full summary »

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Robin Crew
Rita Tushingham ...
Jean Stoller
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Tommy Warneki
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Carly Simmons
Renee Murphy ...
Leah Kilbourne
Sean McCann ...
Jack Crew
Samantha Langevin ...
Marge Crew
Nicole Kolman ...
Gillian Crew
Samantha Logan ...
Stacy
Anthony Kramreither Jr. ...
Mark Sanderson
Denis Simpson ...
Fred Stoner
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Roy Teler
Louis Tucci ...
Leo
Dayle Sunohara ...
Tami
Sasha Ivanochko ...
Rhonda Hamilton
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Robin and her father have a car accident. Her father dies. Robin is badly injured and cannot compete in gymnasics tournaments anymore. Shattered dreams. She lives with her mother and bad step-father. Robin is accepted to the school atlethics team but is not accepted by some other girls, so she works out at a friends house. Eventually Robin and her team compete in the national scholastic meet. Written by Ivo Kroone <ab2693@triton.heao.hsa.nl>

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Rated R for brief language and nudity

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Tommy: From now on, I'm a free agent. Look out girls, it's open season on Tommy Wernicke!
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Performed by Robin Rountree with Bebe
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Fun gymnastics movie!
7 February 2000 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This is a fun and entertaining movie for anyone who likes gymnastics. It features Keanu Reeves (pre-"Bill & Ted") as the wannabe boyfriend of aspiring highschool gymnastic champion Olivia D'Abo. One of the more memorable scenes shows Robin & Leah at the drive-in having a tumbling challenge to see who's the "best"--Robin "wins" with a running-roundoff-backhandspring-backflip over a red sportscar. The movie is also completely "80's"--with big hair, pop music and funky clothes. While the technical aspects of the movie leave a bit to be desired, and the plot line is a bit predictable, it does have the requisite happy ending.


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