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1970s roller-skate jams fuel this coming-of-age comedy, as X and his friends, who rule their local rink, are shocked when their home base goes out of business. Heading over to the Sweetwater Roller Rink, they find their modest talents are, at first, no competition for their trick skaters and pretty girls who follow their every move. Written by
Filmed at Lynwood Skate Center in Lynwood, Illinois. See more »
At Sweetwater's during the big skate-off, one skater's wheels are of a much larger diameter than any that were available in summer 1978. See more »
What you scared? Scared that you don't belong over here? That you are beneath us?
No, see I'm just trying to help you save face! Cuz I would hate to see you get spanked in front of all your fans!
Young blood, you couldn't spank me if your hands were glued to my ass!
My hands glued to your ass? I don't know, that sounds a little sweet to me sweetness!
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I love movies like this, where the main purpose of the movie is to just entertain. The plot is simple, but it works. You basically go through the life of Bow Wow's character from the point where his favorite skating place is closed down...and through the moments where he and his fellow friends get ready for a competition against the baddest (meaning good) skaters within the Chicago area. I will point out here that the character named Sweetness was classic!!
"I Skate Now"...lol...Watch the movie and you'll know what I'm talking about.
This movie brought back some old memories and the camaraderie between bow wow and his friends are quite enjoyable to watch. i was also pleasantly surprised by the fact that Bow Wow didn't annoy me in this movie because I fully expected him to. He's no Oscar-ready actor, but he was a 100 times better than i would have ever imagined him to be.
The movie is a lot of fun to watch and it's very family/kid friendly. I'll definitely buy this one and can't wait to watch it over and over. :)
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