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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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A Febre dos Patins  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$17,378,977 (USA) (30 December 2005)
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Filmed at Lynwood Skate Center in Lynwood, Illinois. See more »

Goofs

In the opening shots of skaters, one skater has light-up wheels, which were first manufactured long after 1978. See more »

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Byron: You know i dont like back tracking.
Victor: Yeah, we're highly opposed to backtracking
Xavier 'X': My fault. Look, i'll just bring em out at night next time.
Byron: Bring'em out at night? No, you ain't gonna just bring 'em out at night next time. What, so the German shepherd adn the pit bull puppies could snatch the bag outta there and have empty diapers and cigarette wrappers and Snickers wrappers and Stayfree boxes laid all out in the middle of the street?
Victor: Yeah. Then the neighbors call in down to the plant complainin'....
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Features Soul Train (1971) See more »

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I'll Keep Loving You
Written and Performed by Carl Douglas
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group
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Worth seeing!
8 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was like a trip back in time. The roller skating, moves, and clothes all supply a trip down memory lane. The character Sweetness was bad (meant in a good way)! Bow Wow's performance blended well with the other characters. It was also great to see Jurnee Smollet and Meagan Good again!! (They were sisters in Kasi Lemmon's Eve's Bayou--exceptional film!) This movie is cute, fun, and great to watch. I would recommend it.

I had no upsets with the filming. The language can be a little spicy for little ones. But overall, the story is kept at the roller rink. The Southside Boys are a wacky group. They love to crack on each other. Overall, I thought the movie was great. Lots of comedy, family drama, and roller skating action.


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