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Roll Bounce (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 23 September 2005 (USA)
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In the summer of 1978, a teenager and his group of friends face new challenges when their neighborhood roller-skating rink closes, forcing them to visit a different rink.

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Malcolm D. Lee
2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shad Moss ... Xavier 'X' Smith (as Bow Wow)
Chi McBride ... Curtis Smith
Meagan Good ... Naomi Phillips
Wesley Jonathan ... Sweetness
Marcus T. Paulk ... Boo
Rick Gonzalez ... Naps
Jurnee Smollett-Bell ... Tori (as Jurnee Smollett)
Brandon T. Jackson ... Junior
Khleo Thomas ... Mixed Mike
Kellita Smith ... Vivian
Mike Epps ... Byron
Charlie Murphy ... Victor
Nick Cannon ... Bernard
Paul Wesley ... Troy
Daniel Yabut ... Roy
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Storyline

1970s roller-skate jams fuel this coming-of-age comedy, as X and his friends, who rule their local rink, are shocked when their home base goes out of business. Heading over to the Sweetwater Roller Rink, they find their modest talents are, at first, no competition for their trick skaters and pretty girls who follow their every move. Written by IMDb Editors

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Febre dos Patins See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,570,366, 25 September 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,378,977, 1 January 2006
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed at Lynwood Skate Center in Lynwood, Illinois. See more »

Goofs

When X and his little sister are in the bed, she clearly calls him Ezekiel, and not Xavier. See more »

Quotes

Junior: [continuing in playing the dozens] Your mouth looks like an explosion in a tin foil factory.
Tori: Oh yeah? Well at least I'm getting my teeth corrected. Look at yours. You need to stop chewing on those yellow crayons and start scrubbing with some Colgate yuck mouth.
[she slaps X five from behind his back while Boo, Mixed Mike, and Naps are laughing hysterically]
Junior: [stammering] That's not even fair. You can't say yuck mouth. And anyway, I'm allergic to toothpaste.
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Connections

References Mod Squad (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Let Go
Written by Ira Schickman (as Ira Schick(man)), Gary Brown and Chaka Khan
Performed by Chaka Khan
Produced by Ira Schickman (as Ira Schick(man)) for Funktional Productions
Courtesy of Chaka Khan Enterprises
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A nice 90+ minutes of fresh air
25 September 2005 | by thetza_17See all my reviews

I thought this was a nice escape to very busy Saturday. It wasn't great but I was entertained. It took me back to my childhood. I enjoyed the movie more when they were away from the skating rink though. That could have been the whole movie. I really hate ignorant people that rate movies without even seeing them. All those people on here voting and gave the movie a 1 rating are just trying to bring the numbers for this film down. It doesn't deserve that. And I wish people on IMDb that vote like that would grow the hell up. So if you are one of those people that vote before they see film. Go play with yourself instead. And this goes to the people that give films the 10 ratings without seeing the film. Let's be as accurate as we can people and keep this the best internet site, or source period, for films.


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