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Adventures of Power (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music | 20 January 2008 (USA)
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In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.

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Ari Gold

Writer:

Ari Gold
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ari Gold ... Power
Michael McKean ... Harlan
Jane Lynch ... Joni
Shoshannah Stern ... Annie
Chi Ling Chiu ... Michael Fong
Adrian Grenier ... Dallas Houston
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Accinelli Luis Accinelli ... Jalisco
Jennifer Barbosa ... Seattle Grrl (as Jenny Barbosa)
Karen Berg Karen Berg ... Dallas's Girl
John Bianco ... Anthony
Paul Boruff Paul Boruff ... Hippie Musician
Jacki R. Chan ... Seattle Grrl
Tony Devon ... Dean
Markie Dunn Markie Dunn ... Samantha
Richard Fancy ... Dick Houston
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ADVENTURES OF POWER is an epic comedy about a mine-worker named Power whose love of drums and lack of musical skill has turned him into the ridiculed "air drummer" of his small town. But when Power's union-leader father calls a strike at the mine, Power discovers an underground subculture of air-drummers who just might hold the key to changing the world. Power's journey across America brings him face-to-face with his town's greatest enemy, and allows him to discover the beat within his own heart. Written by Ari Gold

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Taglines:

March to the beat of your own drum. Even if you don't have one. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventurile lui Power See more »

Filming Locations:

Helper, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,254, 11 October 2009

Gross USA:

$17,419

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,419
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Amara Kopakova, the artist who did the painting of the factory and the painting of the wolf featured in the film, painted them in the living room of her studio apartment in Salt Lake City. It was the last project she worked on before moving back to New York. See more »


Soundtracks

New Jersey Nights
Written by Ethan Gold
Performed by Ethan Gold and Sammy Oriti
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Don't Stop Believing!
24 August 2011 | by kivosanliSee all my reviews

Wow, what a movie. Ever seen a movie about playing air guitar and wondered how about all the people i see out at the bars air drumming? Well you guessed right. There is a bunch obsessed with air drumming too.

This one has all the elements for a rating of 10. It is painfully hilarious and at the same time it is very deep, and real life. It is intended all of us (and by that I mean ALL of us)who have a unique 'trait'/ a random whatever that others might look down on. You can't help to root for the main character but it is not as typical of a movie as that makes it sound to be.

The main character reminded me of the naiveness of John Heder as Napoleon (and they do very strangely look like each other). This movie is all about identity, and it goes to prove that 2 people from completely different backgrounds and personalities can still share a common something.

Shoshannah Stern ties this movie together, and just like the movie she has this incredible ability to be funny and sad at the same time. You really feel for her, as she feels for Power.

For Adrian Grenier, it's like there was this one role I knew would be perfect for him and I couldn't quite put my finger on it. But here he is as a country star. One word = hilarious.

If you are passionate about music (especially rock & roll), you should see this one asap.


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