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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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Comedy

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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

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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

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 »

Quotes

Aki: Booty twaps.
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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

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Written by Leor Dimant (as DJ Lethal), Stuart Stone (as Stu Stone) and Jamie Kennedy
Performed by Jamie Kennedy and Stuart Stone (as Stu Stone)
from the album Blowin Up
Courtesy of JKas Records and Warner Brothers Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Oh My God....!
25 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't going to write a review but I had to do something when I discovered IMDb has nothing lower than 1 star.

I am absolutely floored by the fact that 455 people gave this movie 10 stars. I can only assume that they were investors who are trying to salvage whatever they can by tricking naive readers into going to see this total disaster. I caught this on cable (nothing else on) and my jaw dropped minutes after it started and I kept watching because I truly could not believe it could get worse. Man, was I wrong! I had seen the previews, thought it had potential and considered seeing in a theater. Pfffew.

The scenes with Maria Menounos are priceless. She absolutely deserves some kind of award for that performance. In the same way IMDb needs to add a zero rating for this specific movie, the Oscars need a brand new category for the role of Jennifer in Kicking It Old Skool. In fact, I've just decided to coin the acronym KIOS and use it whenever I see someone who is acting the way Maria acts in this movie.

I feel sorry for anyone who spent any money watching this movie. And to the 455 investors, your 10 star ratings were totally KIOS.


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