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Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  27 April 2007 (USA)
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A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team's career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.

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A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team's career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.

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Breakdancing isn't dead. It's been in a coma.

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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27 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kicking It Old School  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,541,419 (USA) (27 April 2007)

Gross:

$4,500,147 (USA) (6 July 2007)
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Trivia

The film's translation in Russia is "Show me the Old School". See more »

Goofs

Justin is trying to grow up, tossing his toys in a bag and bids good-bye to "Micro-machines by Galoob", but Galoob did not come out with them until 1987 and he went into a coma in 1986. See more »

Quotes

Darnell Jackson: Uh, what percentage in chance does my friend, Aki, have of sleeping with you?
Yun: Zero percent.
Darnell Jackson: One more question, please. What if he's a professional break-dancer?
Yun: Two percent.
Aki: Mathematically that's an infinity percent increase.
Justin Schumacher: Yeah! That's my Aki! Homeboy's forever?
Aki: Homeboy's forever.
Darnell Jackson: Homeboy's forever.
Hector: Homeboy's forever.
Darnell JacksonAkiJustin SchumacherHector: Funky Fresh Boyz!
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References Diff'rent Strokes (1978) See more »

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Go On Girl
Written by Roxanne Shanté and Marley Marl
Performed by Roxanne Shanté
Courtesy of Cold Chillin Records
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Oh My God....!
25 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't going to write a review but I had to do something when I discovered IMDb has nothing lower than 1 star.

I am absolutely floored by the fact that 455 people gave this movie 10 stars. I can only assume that they were investors who are trying to salvage whatever they can by tricking naive readers into going to see this total disaster. I caught this on cable (nothing else on) and my jaw dropped minutes after it started and I kept watching because I truly could not believe it could get worse. Man, was I wrong! I had seen the previews, thought it had potential and considered seeing in a theater. Pfffew.

The scenes with Maria Menounos are priceless. She absolutely deserves some kind of award for that performance. In the same way IMDb needs to add a zero rating for this specific movie, the Oscars need a brand new category for the role of Jennifer in Kicking It Old Skool. In fact, I've just decided to coin the acronym KIOS and use it whenever I see someone who is acting the way Maria acts in this movie.

I feel sorry for anyone who spent any money watching this movie. And to the 455 investors, your 10 star ratings were totally KIOS.


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