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Battle of the Year (2013)

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Battle of the Year attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years. Dante enlists Blake to assemble a team of the best dancers and bring the Trophy back to America where it started.

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Dante Graham
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Stacy
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Flipz (as Flipz)
Jon 'Do Knock' Cruz ...
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Anis Cheurfa ...
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Richard Maguire ...
Lil Adonis
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Luis Rosado ...
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Mayhem (as Joshua Lee 'Milky' Ayers)
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The producer Dante Graham promotes a group of b-boys expecting to bring the Battle of the Year Trophy back to the USA that have not won it in fifteen years. He hires his friend and former basketball couch Jason Blake that grieves the loss of his wife and son to prepare his team. Blake fires the whole team since they do not have motivation and decides to select a new group of dancers under the nickname of Dream Team. He also hires the youngster Franklyn and the choreographer of break-dance Stacy to help him. Along the months, Blake tries to implement teamwork and works hard with the group. In the competition in France, he has a great surprise. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for language and some rude behavior | See all certifications »

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20 September 2013 (USA)  »

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Battle of the Year: The Dream Team  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,603,177 (USA) (20 September 2013)

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$8,888,355 (USA) (18 October 2013)
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Features Planet B-Boy (2007) See more »

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Universal Mind Control (UMC)
Written by Chad Hugo, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, and Pharrell Williams
Performed by Common
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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excellent break dancing movie
17 May 2014 | by (Brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

If you like dance movies, especially break dancing, you will love this movie.

I know the critics gave it bad reviews, but it's still a lot of fun and very entertaining (and inspiring if you are a dancer).

I thought the acting was pretty good overall, especially the coach and assistant coach.

The dancers/actors did a phenomenal job and all the dance scenes were incredible.

The last scenes during the BATTLE were fantastic. I really enjoyed watching the U.S. battle South Korea. Excellent!


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