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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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Directors: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore
Stars: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Raquel Alessi
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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  »

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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

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 »

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After his finishing move, during one of the final dance battles, the Crazy Homeless Man falls to the ground - losing his hat in the process. When the camera angle changes, however, the hat is back on his head. See more »

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Aki: [Darnell's invention of the Jewbix cube, a Jewish version of the Rubik's cube. Aki is reading off the pictures on the cube] A Jewish star, a money sign, a menorah, and a d... Dude you put a dick on the Jewbix cube?
[Hector and Aki laugh]
Darnell Jackson: [mad at Aki and Hector for laughing] It's a circumcised penis. The only other real Jewish thing I could think of.
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References SportsCenter (1979) See more »

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We Are Only Human
Written by Brian Stoner
Performed by Brian Stoner
Courtesy of 37 Records by arrangement with The Royalty Network, Inc.
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Retro Fun
26 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Knightrider, Garbage Pail Kids, Plastic Smurfs, Flashdance, Rubiks Cube, Different Strokes and the list goes on..........Its the 80's. This film pays homage to all the good and not so good memories of the 80's, i actually sat in my seat squirming remembering it all. Its was a strange thing because i had forgotten about the craze for Garbage Pail Kids cards and Plastic toy Smurfs but i never and i will repeat never wore a white string vest.

The film itself had myself laughing with hysteria at all these memories that i had long forgotten, there were a few parts over the top and lost the humour it was supposed to represent. The mini cameo from The Hoff would not have been as good if it were not for his T-shirt "Dont Hassle the Hoff"......Priceless.

Please do not expect much from this movie, just remember the nostalgia of the 80's and we all used to dress like that, yes even you did if you are in your late 20's/30's. The cast just played along with the script as best they could as it has little in substance it rely's totally on the humour. The Dance off finale has some funny moments but don't let me spoil it for you. Its certainly not the best comedy around but watch it and enjoy yourself for 90 minutes.


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