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

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23 September 2005 (USA)  »

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A Febre dos Patins  »

Box Office

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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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Trivia

T.I. was initially announced for a leading role. See more »

Goofs

The short skates with no toe stops and at least the breakdancing-like moves used in the film are associated with post-roller disco "jam skating." Both came onto the scene in the '80s. Roller disco skates had high-cut boots like figure skaters and had toe stops. See more »

Quotes

Junior: In the immortal words of my cousin, Rudy Rambo III, from the East Side...
Mixed Mike: Hey, Rudy Rambo was a pimp!
Junior: Man, pimps got advice, too. Look, stop discriminating on the black man. In the immortal words of my cousin, Rudy Rambo III, from the East Side, there's three types of people in this world - people who make things happen, people who watch things happen, and people who get Pimp Slapped for not having Rudy Rambo's money on time.
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Fire
Written by Willie Beck, James 'Diamond' Williams (as James Williams), Marshall E. Jones (as Marshall Jones),
Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner (as Leroy Bonner), Marvin Pierce, Ralph Middlebrooks and Clarence Satchell
Performed by Ohio Players
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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This is a great movie, especially if you grew up in the 70's
4 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie brought back memories long forgotten. I loved to skate as a kid and this movie inspired me to start skating again. I've lost some of the skills I once had...but I recently purchased some new skates and I will be a permanent fixture at the Skating rink. It made me remember how much I loved skating, and watching all the skaters get their jam on was out of this world! Great movie for all ages!! My kids and I will spend a lot of quality time in the rink! If you like good music, super, phenomenal skating skills, go see this movie...you won't regret it. I was jamming in my seat when the music and skating was taking place and I'm sure you will do the same...Enjoy!


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