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Spare Parts (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama | 5 June 2015 (Mexico)
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Four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT.

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Four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club under the leadership of their school's newest teacher, Fredi. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT. On their journey, they learn not only how to build a robot- they learn to build a bond that will last a lifetime. Written by Pantelion Films

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It takes a team to build a dream

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

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La Vida Robot  »

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$808,022 (USA) (23 January 2015)

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$3,610,933 (USA) (27 February 2015)
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Trivia

Carlos PenaVega is married to Alexa PenaVega. See more »

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Right before the boys begin their robotics competition, the scoreboard shows Carl Hayes high school in fourth place but the boys haven't even begun competing yet. See more »

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Awards MC: Okay folks, everybody take your seats please.
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Dedication: In loving memory of Janet Jacobs 1947 - 2015 See more »

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Features It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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Written by William Abers (as Willy Abers), Ulises Bella, Raul Pacheco, Justin Poree (as Justin Porée), Asdrubal Sierra (as Asdru Sierra), Jiro Yamaguchi
Performed by Ozomatli
Published by Aleela Music Productions (BMI), Breakdance Willy Music (BMI), El Bully Music (BMI), Jeeters Music (BMI), Sunjit Music (BMI), La Bella Sonido Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Vanguard Records, a Welk Music Group Company
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Very, very, very inspirational movie with great actors, great writing and awesome story!
17 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Loved the story line. I love true to life stories. They never get old. I loved that it was touching, funny, dramatic, inspirational. Just a lot like life.

It made me realize that the State of Arizona suppresses and punishes the same people that gave the state glory and honor.

The state should realize that instead of punishing the kids they should be helping and supporting them.

Their population is aging (it is a retirement state) and the next generation of workers and taxpayers would be the undocumented, so they should start training their workforce now. The state already started to do this by teaching these kids since they were in elementary or high school. Why stop now?


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