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 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  31 March 2006 (USA)
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As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

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Greg Andrews ...
Jay
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Waffle House Waitress (as Monica)
Brandon Bernard Benton ...
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Bartender
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Albert Daniels ...
Steven R. Ewing ...
Fireman
Alvin Lee Fleming ...
Skateman
Big Gipp ...
Famous Customer (as Cameron Gipp)
Bart Hansard ...
Deputy
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Rashad (as Tip Harris)
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Veda
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Star
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Bone Crusher (as Wayne Hardnett)
Monique Harris ...
Sexy Woman
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As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, language, sexual material and some violence | See all certifications »

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31 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jellybeans  »

Box Office

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$11,554,404 (USA) (31 March 2006)

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$21,160,089 (USA) (19 May 2006)
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Trivia

The original title of the movie was going to be "Jellybean," which is the nickname of the character Ant and was also the name of the skating rink in Southwest Atlanta back in the 1980s. See more »

Goofs

When the twins' mother is napping on the couch, the money in her bra is facing one way. When the scene goes to the twins and then back to the mom, the money changes positions. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: Any kids?
Antwone "Ant" Swann: None that I know of.
Marcus: You doing somethin'?
Antwone "Ant" Swann: I'm doing a li'l somethin'.
Marcus: Boy, you ain't doin' nothin', boy! What's your last place of employment, youngblood?
Antwone "Ant" Swann: Cleaning.
Marcus: Cleaning? Looks like Swann Cleaning Service 'bout to lose an employee.
Marcus: You wanna work, right?
Antwone "Ant" Swann: Yeah.
Marcus: But you know this is grown-man business, right?
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Soundtracks

Move Bitch
Written by Craig Lawson, Bobby Sandimanie (as Bobby Sandimanie, Jr.), Jonathan Smith and Michael Tyler
Performed by Disturbing tha Peace featuring Ludacris, Mystikal and I-20
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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really unexpectedly good
6 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There gotta be some HATERS out there cuz this movie score is way outta wack at a 3.6. This movie was glamorized but T.I. kicking it with his crew and trying to figure out a good life was a true to life performance. The direction was beautiful and it really gave people a taste of hot-lanta. Everything combine for an accomplished finish and a smooth fun ride. I am so glad I watched it you will be too.

I wondered, as you would, how can a movie capture the ATL? The attitudes, style and environment puts you right on the streets down south. To represent the south I think this movie adds pride to it's image right now. Other then that, Chris Robinson is a killer behind the camera. The shots really hooked me into the film. If that's not enough, the cast was dead on, especially for some new comers.


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