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Annapolis (2006)

PG-13 | | 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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Bill Huard
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Kevin
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Risa
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Midshipman Lin (as Jimmy Yi Fu Lin)
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Daniels
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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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50,000 Apply. 1,200 Are Accepted. Only The Best Survive. See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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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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Budget:

$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

At least one exterior scene taking place in Washington, DC was actually filmed on the grounds of Girard College in Philadelphia, founded in 1848. See more »

Goofs

Despite the fact much of the action takes place after the Christmas break, it is almost always early autumn when the actors are outside. Given this is supposed to be in Maryland, the trees in the winter and early spring should be bare, not heavily covered with green and yellow leaves. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Cole: Why are you here?
Jake Huard: To serve my country, sir
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Connections

References Dr. Phil (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

When I'm Gone (Sadie)
Written by Ben Lauren, Justin Long, Phil Moreton, Bill Donaldson and Randy Martin
Performed by No Address
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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I couldn't tell if the dog passed gas or it was this movie.
2 September 2007 | by (St Simons Island, GA) – See all my reviews

Besides CONGO this has to be one of THE worst films I've ever seen. That includes all the crappy ones I watched as a kid. You know the ones I'm talking about...the ones where the jungle wenches have unbelievably perky breasts under their "animal skin" dresses or the "creatures" whose heads are obviously made out of Styrofoam, foam rubber and glittery paint.

This was FLASHDANCE meets AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN. It was so similar to the latter I was waiting for Debra Winger, Richard Gere or Lou Gossett Jr to make a cameo. Given David Keith's recent box office jewels i.e. PATH OF DESTRUCTION, I would have expected him more than anyone else.

820+ people voted this a "10". Were there that many people in the cast, crew and production team? Second question, were the writers nabbed for plagiarism?


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