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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)  »

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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

At the beginning of the dance competition, Stuart Stone's character is introduced as DJ Tanner, the name of the oldest daughter (played by 'Candace Cameron') on the TV series Full House (1987). In 2006, Stone and 'Jamie Kennedy' released a rap album titled "Blowin' Up" to correspond with their reality series. The album featured a song about Bob Saget who played DJ's father on "Full House". See more »

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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 »

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Justin Schumacher: Darth Maul? Jar Jar Binks? Who are these gay birds? They're not from Star Wars.
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References American Idol (2002) See more »

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Concept Song
Written by Stuart Stone (as Stu Stone) and Jamie Rise
Performed by Stuart Stone (as Stu Stone)
Courtesy of The Stone Movement
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For those, who grow up in the 1980's will have some fun with this silly movie.
19 February 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

As a young boy, Justin (Alexander Calvert) felt down hard on the floor trying to do some fancy break dancing for a talent show at school. Twenty years has passed, Justin (Jamie Kennedy) woke up from his coma. Although he still has the mind of a twelve year old trapped in a 32 year old body. He finds out that his parents (Christopher McDonald and Debra Jo Rapp) might lose their home, after trying to pay off Justin's medical bills. He decides to get back his old dance crew (Miguel A. Nunez, Jr., Bobby Lee and Avis Alvarado) to help him win back his parents house. Justin discovers that his long time crush (Maria Menounos) is marring the bully (Michael Rosenbaum), he truly hated. But Justn hasn't realized yet that music has changed and a whole new generation of fancy foot-steppers are far superior. Since he missed two decades, it is time to grow up... a little.

Directed by Harv Glazer (Bitten) made an silly comedy that has some goofy laughs. Kennedy offers more charm that he did in "Malibu's Most Wanted". But the differences between the two, his early starring role had a much slicker look. It will certainly remind you of the film "Big" and other break dancing movies of the 1980's. The movie has a cool retro 80's soundtrack and some of the dance moves are good. "Kickin It Old Skool" is not a great comedy but it's not boring either and acting or the quality of the feature looks truly average. But it does offers some laughs and probably fans of Kennedy will enjoy this one best. Some amusing cameos as well. Super 35. (*** 1/2 out of *****).


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