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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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Cast

Credited cast:
... Power
... Harlan
... Joni
... Annie
... Michael Fong
... Dallas Houston
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Accinelli ... Jalisco
... Seattle Grrl (as Jenny Barbosa)
Karen Berg ... Dallas's Girl
... Anthony
Paul Boruff ... Hippie Musician
... Seattle Grrl
Markie Dunn ... Samantha
... Dick Houston
... Farrah
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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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March to the beat of your own drum. Even if you don't have one. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Rated PG-13 for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Powerful - Adventures in Nightlife  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,254, 9 October 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,196, 29 November 2009
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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 »


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C30, C60, C90, Go
Written by Matthew Ashman, Leigh Gorman, Malcolm McLaren, Dave Barbarossa
Performed by Bow Wow Wow
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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power noodle
5 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

a quirky story told with quirky characters. if you watch the movie you will understand my title!

i do not know if this movie will become a cult classic or not, but it's a classic for good laughs and a humorous adventure tale. along the way some social issues are thrown in to show how silly we are to take unimportant things way to seriously. and we don't take the important things seriously enough.

power's adventure can look a bit dangerous at times but he stays focused on his goal and finds love and respect because of it - a simple much told message - but power tells it his way! a light hearted movie for fun and laffs. i can't recommend this movie enough. but good luck finding it as a rental. i got lucky! my favorite characters are the oriental couple!


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