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Breakdance Academy (2010)

BoyBand (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 4 June 2010 (USA)
It's 1983 and Brad Roberts is the best high school quarterback in the country. He dates the sexiest girl in town and is extremely popular, but Brad is not satisfied. He wants to prove that ... See full summary »

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Brad
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Greg
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Garth
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Judy Roberts (as Ming-Na)
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Earl Roberts
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Tommy
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Pamela Harris
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Samantha Hughes
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Derrick Davis
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Joda
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Principal Collins
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Pete
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Gloria
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Mr. Anderson
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It's 1983 and Brad Roberts is the best high school quarterback in the country. He dates the sexiest girl in town and is extremely popular, but Brad is not satisfied. He wants to prove that he's more than just a hot-shot quarterback; Brad tries to turn his heavy metal band into the first ever boy band, and they reject him. So Brad, the jock, teams up with a stoner, and an ex-figure skater, and a couple of reject break-dancers from the Bronx to make their mark in this sweet film. Written by Betsy T.

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A high school quarterback quits the team his senior year to turn his heavy metal rock group into the first ever boyband in 1982.

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4 June 2010 (USA)  »

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BoyBand: Breakin' Through in '82  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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Ryan Hansen and Michael Copon were in That's So Raven together and played band mates as 'Boyz 'N Motion'. See more »

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Come back to me
Written by Kaz Gamble
Performed by Miriam Danquah
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Very Funny, great dancing and music.. really enjoyed this film.
10 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

This was a very pleasant surprise. This movie was a dynamic combination of many of the great 80's movies paired with Glee, Napoleon Dynamite, etc. The movie was very funny from the beginning. It was a classic story of a football star leaving the team to start the first Boyband before New Kids On The Block. It was funny to see them try to invent a concept that hadn't been done before. The slapstick scenes were hilarious. One scene they broke into the head cheerleaders house to steal back a video tape. During which one of the guys decided it was a good time to "poop" in her bathroom. Of course she comes home, he can't get up... I was on the floor laughing. Then we get to the development of the Boyband. They started off and it they were not great, but they turned into a very good band. The singing, dancing, and break dancing was awesome. There is also a very talented young cast. This movie will blow out the box office if someone releases it across the country. A+ all the way. A Classic teenage movie for the 21st Century!


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