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Just for Kicks (2003)

Twins have their Mom as a bad Soccer coach. They get a mystery man from the neighborhood, who was soccer star, to be their coach instead.

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Sydney J. Bartholomew Jr. (story), Lori Sebourn (story) (as Lori Sebourn-Carhart) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cole Sprouse ... Cole
Dylan Sprouse ... Dylan
Tom Arnold ... Presscott
Lori Sebourn Lori Sebourn ... Mandy (as Lori Sebourn-Carhart)
Jenna Gering ... Louise
Bill Dawes ... Rudy
Wesley Singerman Wesley Singerman ... Sal
Michael Peter Paredes Michael Peter Paredes ... Eduardo
Desmond Bull Desmond Bull ... Darius
Brandon Hammerli Brandon Hammerli ... Rusty
Jon Gregory Johnson Jon Gregory Johnson ... Yellow Jacket
Josh Blake ... Driver
Timmy Fitzpatrick Timmy Fitzpatrick ... #00
Timothy Starks ... INTERPOL Man
Danny Murphy ... Yellow Jacket Coach
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Storyline

Two twins who play soccer have Dad as Coach, Dad goes out of town. Mom becomes Coach but she doesn't know soccer. The team loses games and players quit. Enter mystery man from the neighborhood who plays soccer and rescues the team from the basement. Team goes on to win championship. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language, mild crude humor and momentary violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Just 4 Kicks See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Commotion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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In the middle of the movie Dylan appears to play Cole's part for a scene where his geeky glasses are off and is dressed in blue and white. It is uncertain if Cole was sick at the time. See more »

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Umm... How did this film get made?
29 September 2004 | by Apollo_11See all my reviews

Sydney J. Bartholomew Jr. should never be allowed to make another film again. How come people are giving budgets to people to make bad films when there are plenty of creative talented directors out there struggling to make their first feature?!

The only reason to buy/rent this film is if you think the Sprouse twins are too cute to pass on. Yes they are, and they don't disappoint here either. But trust me when I tell you, that is the only reason (and one other I'll mention in a moment)

The scenes are shabbily put together (everything looks rushed). They even used stills taken from the footage for coverage (UGH!). The music is crude with dialogue to match (this is little kid's entertainment?!)

A good director would have noticed Cole mouthing Dylan's lines in a number of the scenes and given him some coaching. If he didn't pick this up on set, it definitely should have been spotted in the dailies? Their double-takes in the scene with Cobi Jones' cameo were unbearable to watch. If I'd have been on set... Well, never mind! Two ADs too! Didn't they have a creative brain cell between them?

One little gem I spotted in all of this mess was a young actor, Tyler Hervey. Look out for him if you watch this movie. Character is "Mikey" and he plays an angry cop's kid. Got wonderful on-screen presence and would be wonderful to see him in a major role.

Anyway... Just for kicks gets 2/10.


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