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Roll Bounce (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  23 September 2005 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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 IMDb Editors

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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23 September 2005 (USA)  »

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$7,570,366 (USA) (23 September 2005)

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$17,378,977 (USA) (30 December 2005)
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Ten percent of the movie's opening weekend gross was donated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. See more »

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There is a lot of '80s and '90s slang for a film set in the 1970s. See more »

Quotes

Junior: Naps? I know you ain't crying.
Naps: [trying to hide his crying] No, I just have an eye condition.
Junior: The only condition you need is for that hair!
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Features Asteroids (1979) See more »

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On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Written by Johann Strauß
Performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Courtesy of Extreme Production Music
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fun rolling with Bow Wow
16 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My favorite Bow Wow movie next to Like Mike. This movie takes place in the summer of 1978, 16 year old Xavier(Bow Wow) enjoys skating and spending time with his friends, but this year has its set backs, his mother died a few months earlier, his favorite skating ring is closing down, and his father has been cold and distance from him. But one day Xavier and his friends go to another skating ring, but they are mocked by an awesome skater named sweetness and his gang. Xavier and his friends decide to enter an skate off contest to show them they're just as good. This movie had great skating scenes, and it also had great 70's music. I really enjoyed watching this movie, I loved Bow Wow's performance, I think he's growing as an actor. I can't wait to own this on DVD.


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