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Brink! (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Sport  -  29 August 1998 (USA)
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Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash ... See full summary »

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Val
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Gabriella
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Maddie Brinker
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Jimmy
Patrick Levis ...
Peter
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Arne
Asher Gold ...
Jordon
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Boomer (as Walter Emanuel Jones)
Katie Volding ...
Katie Brinker
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Ralph Brinker
Jake Elliot ...
B. J.
Brian Fenwick ...
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Science Teacher
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Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash with a group of sponsored skaters, Team X-Bladz--led by Val--with whom they attend high school in southern California. When Brink discovers his family is in financial trouble, he goes against the wishes of his parents and his friends and joins Team X-Bladz. Brink tries to lead a double life but will be able to pull it off? Written by Anonymous

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It Takes A Champ To Stay In Line.

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Drama | Family | Sport

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Sam Horrigan and Erik Von Detton worked together in 1995 on the Disney remake of "Escape to Witch Mountain". See more »

Goofs

Before the first downhill race, there's a close-up of Gabriella as she speaks to Brink. In it, her helmet is buckled. In the next shot when she takes off, her helmet is visibly unbuckled. In the shot after that when she tucks down, her helmet is buckled again. See more »

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[Brink is late]
Peter: He'll be here. He said he'd be here.
Jordi: Maybe something happened to him. Like maybe he got hit by a car. Or maybe his dad's back starting acting up and they had to rush him to the hospital.
Gabriella: Or maybe he got kidnapped by aliens.
Jordi: Don't joke. That happened to one of my uncles.
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Performed by Clarissa
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The most decent Disney Channel movie I've seen.
13 May 2001 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

There are some pretty crummy Disney Channel Original Movies out there. I mean Can of Worms was horrible and same with The Thirteenth Year. Both lacked twists in the plot and were just plain "cheesy." Brink on the other hand has more !. First of all, the "extreme sports" idea was great. That's what kids love these days so that's what probably "hooked" them to their televison sets. The music was decent, featuring some recent punk rock bands. Well at least better than The Thirteenth Year's ending credit music! Yuck! Well anyways, Brink delivers a fresh, funny, and realistic situation in which four teens experience a "Rollerblading Odyssey." This movie has got it all: Friendship, betrayal, rivalry, hate, revenge etc. It has all the qualities of becoming an Academy Award winning epic! Um...ok, maybe not. But it is still a whole lot of fun to watch.


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