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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

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

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$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

During the final dance off, Darnell is performing a spin on the ground. However the person performing the spin is white. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Fry: I understand how difficult it is to make payments of this magnitude. Shit, I'm still paying for that Ferrari.
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References Pong (1972) See more »

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Psycho Dancer
Written by Don Peake
Performed by The Don Peake AllStars
Courtesy of Studio 230
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That 4/10 rating is about right
3 May 2008 | by (OKC) – See all my reviews

I generally like Jamie Kennedy and thought Malibu's Most Wanted was pretty funny. But holy crap, this movie was a pile of ****.

They had a great premise to build on and they blew it. Could have had cameos all over the place, Turbo and Ozone from Breakin', Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Flash, etc etc.

Instead, they put in a bunch of Busch league dancers who were flat out annoying, and jokes written with zero creativity. It reminds me of another turd that came out recently, Drillbit Taylor.. Annoying characters, a script that wouldn't pass a 5th grade Creative Writing paper, with a few people that *could* have been funny (and are in other movies).

At minimum it should have been funny and it should have had some ridiculously good breakers and it failed miserably on both counts.

I'm being kind by giving it 4/10.


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