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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

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Comedy

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

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Release Date:

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

In Justin's hospital room you can see a flux capacitor, which in Back to the Future (1985) is what makes time travel possible. See more »

Goofs

One of the Transformers (Optimus Prime) in the hospital room is not the American/ Hasbro version. See more »

Quotes

Darnell Jackson: I can't dance like that no more. I'm a grown-ass man!
Darnell Jackson: For a hundred grand? You better bust a move, drop it like its hot. Now, I don't want to see your black ass again until you got a whole lot of money or a whole lot of diapers.
[slams door]
Darnell Jackson: Oh, hell no. You don't close my door like that!
Roxanne Jackson: [opens door] What you say, nigga?
Darnell Jackson: Uh, nothin'. I'm your nigga.
Roxanne Jackson: Now get to steppin'.
[slaps him hard across the face]
Roxanne Jackson: Bitch-slapped.
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Connections

References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

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Smooth
Written by Tony Hussle (as Anthony Pearyer)
Performed by Tony Hussle
Courtesy of Microhits, Inc./Smoke Entertainment, Inc.
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Kinda sad
13 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

Young Justin Schumacher hits his head during the school talent contest and falls into a coma for 20 years. Justin (Jamie Kennedy) wakes up and tries to revives his dancing dreams his friends Darnell (Miguel A. Núñez Jr.), Hector (Aris Alvarado) and Aki (Bobby Lee). Meanwhile his girl Jennifer (Maria Menounos) is now engaged to his nemesis Kip (Michael Rosenbaum).

I didn't actually laugh once at Jamie Kennedy's antics. The jokes sound clunky and are more angry than charming. Being dumb isn't a bad thing but badly written performances are. The 15 minutes prologue of the characters as kids is more compelling than the rest of the movie. The humor is so lifeless that it's more sad than anything else. Jamie Kennedy is unable to play dumb with joy. His friends are much funnier which means they're tolerable. Bobby Lee is probably the funniest of a bad lot.


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