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Annapolis (2006)

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Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

Director:

Justin Lin

Writer:

David Collard (as Dave Collard)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Franco ... Jake Huard
Macka Foley Macka Foley ... Ref
Jim Parrack ... AJ
Donnie Wahlberg ... Lt. Burton
Brian Goodman ... Bill Huard
Billy Finnigan Billy Finnigan ... Kevin
Jordana Brewster ... Ali
Katie Hein ... Risa
Jimmy Lin Jimmy Lin ... Midshipman Lin (as Jimmy Yi Fu Lin)
Charles Napier ... Supt. Carter
Heather Henderson ... Daniels
Vicellous Shannon ... Twins
Roger Fan ... Loo
McCaleb Burnett ... Whitaker
Wilmer Calderon ... Estrada
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Storyline

Jake Huard, from a shipbuilders family, promised his dying mother he'd make it to Annapolis Naval Academy. Thanks to tenaciously bugging a Congressman he's selected, despite dubious grades. Once inside Jake soon proves sub-standard academically. Constantly challenged to his limits, repeatedly made the 'over-cocky' reason for the entire class to suffer, Jake nearly quits, but after facing his utterly unsupportive father's gloating returns just in time. Stubborn Jake finds support with mates as well as Ali, his lover-to-be, and a discipline he may excel in: the 'brigade' boxing tournament, open to all ranks. Written by KGF Vissers

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Taglines:

Where Heroes Are Born And Legends Are Made. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Annapolis - Ahol a hősök születnek See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,681,171, 29 January 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,127,992, 13 April 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,496,992
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When appearing on Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #15.156 (2008), James Franco called this movie "horrible". See more »

Goofs

There is no time limit for the obstacle course. Twins would not be kicked out for failure to complete the course in the time limit. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Cole: Why are you here?
Jake Huard: To serve my country, sir
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Connections

Referenced in MovieBerto: El desafío: Annapolis (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

When I'm Gone (Sadie)
Written by Ben Lauren, Justin Long, Phil Moreton, Bill Donaldson and Randy Martin
Performed by No Address
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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19 clips from Annapolis preview are not in the movie!
4 February 2006 | by kyndallnixonSee all my reviews

I saw a preview for Annapolis last Friday and Saturday night I took my husband. It was not the movie I thought it was going to be, but wasn't sure why in my mind I was mislead, until tonight. This evening while watching Flightplan at home, I saw a preview for Annapolis and oh my!!!!! We counted 19 scenes in the preview that are not in the movie! The preview shows an aircraft carrier being blown up and the movie never even shows a boat in the water!!!! It shows all kinds of scenes with fighter planes and there is never a scene in the movie with a plane in it at all!!!! The preview makes it out to be an action combat movie, which is just not the case at all. I want my money back for false advertising!!!!


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