Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)

PG-13  |   |  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


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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)


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

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2.35 : 1
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Alan Ruck plays a character named Dr. Fry. In Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Alan Ruck played a character named Cameron Frye. Dr. Fry also mentions that he is still paying off the Ferrari! See more »


The jackets of the girls in "Wack Attack" fluctuate between zipped open and closed throughout their routine (before they take them off entirely). See more »


Jennifer: You know, Justin might be a little kid, Kip... but he's got more balls than you'll ever have.
Kip: What, like three?
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References Gremlins (1984) See more »


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Written by Jeanne Roberts and Vincent Corea
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Courtesy of Chemical Entertainment Group by arrangement with The Royalty Network, Inc.
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Michael Rosenbaum is the real Lex Luthor.
29 March 2008 | by (Texas, United States) – See all my reviews

Strange, this movie was funnier than I thought it would be. For a movie filled with 80s clichés, this wasn't bad. Of course, it brought out a lot of 80s style things, but some were out of place.

To begin with, there were a few things that came out in the 80s that were post-1986 that somehow Kennedy's character (Justin) was familiar with. In the deleted scenes, the extended night club scene uses some anachronisms.

Despite those flaws, its funny to see Jamie Kennedy act like a 12 year old in a 32 year old body. Especially when Kennedy discovers women and the internet. He becomes confused about the issue and tries to emulate the beginning of an adult movie in completely wrong situations.

Of course, Kennedy learning how to please a woman via Hector was disturbing. I don't want to see that again. But it was for comedy.

Overall, its a good movie. It has its goofs and problems, but it is quite funny at times. So have at it, unless you born after the 80s. If that is the case, you might not understand the movie. "B"

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