The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints.
Robert Downey Jr.,
Brad, an art student hoping to win a prestigious fellowship, finds his life and career turned upside down when he falls for a faculty member at his college, Lisa Ducharme, who just happens ... See full summary »
A motorcycle saga that chronicles the personal journey of two brothers who overcome emotional and physical obstacles to achieve success in the competitive world of Supercross racing. The brothers' conflicts are magnified by their different life choices and their decision to become competitors and rivals. KC Carlyle is a more cautious rider than his younger brother Trip, who has more natural talent but takes too many risks. When KC gets an all-expenses paid factory--corporate sponsored--ride, a rift forms between the two brothers. Trip is forced to go at it alone, becoming a privateer--a rider without a sponsor. But when a career threatening crash ends Trip's Supercross career, he and KC realize that they must put aside their conflicts, and work together to help KC defeat the world's greatest Supercross champions. Written by
Sujit R. Varma
The "450 Nami" bikes, ridden by K.C and Rowdy, are in fact just dressed up Honda 450's. See more »
During the Florida competition Trip's goggles vary between being Scott in one shot and Dragon in the next. This occurs throughout the race but is especially obvious on the line-up when Trip puts his goggles on. See more »
My name's Trip Carlyle. This is my brother, K.C. We're tight, but that doesn't mean we don't compete.
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If we all could fly by flapping our arms around, then we would not need airplanes. The same is true for getting a movie off the ground, or even a high appreciation for this very hard to learn sport of professional Supercross. Why is it then that the makers of "Supercross: The Movie" and the following digital distribution entitled just "Supercross" have the mindset (with granted a number of popular new actors) to believe that splicing together some scribbling ("bling") plastic film footage around the chrome and steel of this hot action sport, would have the effect of getting this reel of film into the stratosphere?
That being said, the young and the restless approach found with this gang was mainly entertaining, and cast a pleasant frame around the dynamic real motorcycle competition footage. Why worry about the little things when you have big people, and add the huge new bombastic action sport of Supercross to the show. A certain spunk is found in this camp, seldom seen in the theater today. An international audience will be forgiving of a number of non-renounced (and possibly worthy of a critical thrashing) editing sabotage foolishness. They will look beyond the obvious and see the fact that this movie is about having some fun, and nothing more...
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