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Airborne (1993)

Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jack
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Patrick Thomas O'Brien ...
Uncle Louis (as Patrick O'Brien)
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Gloria
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Owen Stadele ...
Blane
Chris Edwards ...
Walt
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Tony Banducci
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Mark Banducci
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Mr. Goosen
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Mrs. Goosen
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Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn't go with them. So, he gets sent to stay with his aunt, uncle, and cousin in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he arrives, he meets his cousin who is also his new roommate for the next six months: Wiley. Mitchell then goes to school and gets on the bad side the high school hockey players. Mitchell and Wiley end up enduring weeks of torture from the guys. Then, the big guys and Mitchell and Wiley have to learn to get along to try to beat the Central High School rivals in a competition down Devil's Backbone. Written by Meagan Olds<morning_star_s_darkmist@yahoo.com>

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The world's only Rock 'N' Rollerblade movie. See more »


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Rated PG for language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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17 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cool Blades - Nur der Sieg zählt  »

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Budget:

$2,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,262,239 (USA) (17 September 1993)

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$2,850,263 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Central High school is actually Western Hills High School, alma mater of baseball greats Pete Rose and Whitey Herzog. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film, when Wiley is being driven in the back of the van, the ground is totally dry - when he jumps out in the next shot the ground is totally wet. See more »

Quotes

Mitchell: The rule is, there's no rule, everything goes
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011) See more »

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Afterburner
Written by Mark Bonilla
Performed by Mark Bonilla
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A thoroughly enjoyable film!
29 September 2001 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

If you don't go into this movie with overly high expectations, but just go with the flow, this movie can be very enjoyable. So it isn't Academy Awards material. How many movies are? Anyway, for a teen high-school love story, this isn't bad. I enjoyed the skating, even though I have been to Pittsburgh enough times to recognize most of the streets, and certainly the skyline. I am more bugged by the movies made in Canada that try to pass themselves as U.S. locations (that tax credit must be a real biggie!)

If you like fish-out-of-water movies or H.S. love interests, give Airborne a look.

I hope Mitchell eventually made his way here to O'ahu and surfed our waves! Now there is Airborne! (especially the latest thing, Kite surfing!)

Laters brah


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