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Annapolis (2006)

 -  Drama | Romance | Sport  -  27 January 2006 (USA)
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Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

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Lt. Burton
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Bill Huard
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Risa
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Daniels
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Twins (as Vicellous Shannon)
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Loo
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Whitaker
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Estrada
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Storyline

Jake Huard, from a shipbuilders family, promised his dying mother he'd make it to Annapolis Naval Academy. Thanks to tenaciously bugging a Congressman he's selected, despite dubious grades. Once inside Jake soon proves sub-standard academically. Constantly challenged to his limits, repeatedly made the 'over-cocky' reason for the entire class to suffer, Jake nearly quits, but after facing his utterly unsupportive father's gloating returns just in time. Stubborn Jake finds support with mates as well as Ali, his lover-to-be, and a discipline he may excel in: the 'brigade' boxing tournament, open to all ranks. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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27 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Annapolis - Ahol a hősök születnek  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,681,171 (USA) (27 January 2006)

Gross:

$17,119,321 (USA) (7 April 2006)
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Trivia

The trailer shows a battleship exploding and people falling into a pool at what appears to be a party; neither of those things actually appear in the film. See more »

Goofs

There is no time limit for the obstacle course. Twins would not be kicked out for failure to complete the course in the time limit. See more »

Quotes

Whitaker: Come on you Butterball move it!
Twins: Sir, I'm trying, Sir!
Whitaker: Stop trying and do it!
Twins: Sir, yes, sir!
Whitaker: You know what, I'm gonna start calling you Twins, do you know why, Twins?
Twins: Sir, because I carry the weight of two normal people, sir
Whitaker: Oh you're smart too, so you can realize that if your fat ass doesn't make it up that obstacle your fat ass will be separated! Do you understand Twins?
Twins: Sir, yes, sir
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Soundtracks

Somersault
Written by Henry Binns, Sia and Sam Hardaker
Performed by Zero 7
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd./Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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An Insult to all Naval Academy Grads!!
30 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a graduate of the Naval Academy. I knew that the Academy, and the Navy, had withheld their support of the movie due to the script. The depictions of academy life are so unrealistic that they are almost funny. While I realize that sometimes Hollywood needs to "juice up" some things, in this case the result is so very, very far from reality that it becomes almost unrecognizable. I am proud to be an Academy graduate, and cherish what it stands for -- I only wish there was some way they could have prevented the makers from using the name "Annapolis" or any inferred link to the Naval Academy.

All that aside, the plot is awful, and the acting is barely passable for professionals.

Don't waste your time or money!!


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