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Roll Bounce (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 23 September 2005 (USA)
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)

Gross:

$17,378,977 (USA) (30 December 2005)
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Trivia

Roll Bounce takes place in the year 1978, which is the year Wesley Jonathan, who plays Sweetness, was born. See more »

Goofs

The breakdancing-like moves and short skates with no toe stops are associated with post-roller disco "jam skating," which started in the 1980s. Roller disco skates had high-cut boots like figure skates and toe stops. See more »

Quotes

Sweetness: What you scared? Scared that you don't belong over here? That you are beneath us?
Xavier 'X': 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!
Sweetness: Young blood, you couldn't spank me if your hands were glued to my ass!
Xavier 'X': My hands glued to your ass? I don't know, that sounds a little sweet to me sweetness!
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Referenced in Dance Flick (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

For All We Know
Written by J. Fred Coots and Sam Lewis
Performed by Donny Hathaway
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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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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