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Breaking Legs (2017)

| Family, Musical | 2017 (USA)
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It's 'Footloose' meets 'Mean Girls' as high school freshman Bloom moves to a town where there's no place to dance - except the school dance team! But when the boyfriend of the team's lead ... See full summary »

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Mark Marchillo

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Mark Marchillo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lee Meriwether ... GG
Chris Kattan ... Robby
Richard Riehle ... Principal Bater
Timothy Brennen ... Mr. Schuster
William Leon ... Herbie Schuster
Alexa Sutherland ... Harmony Swoon
Casey Mauro ... Dancer
Aubrey Manning ... Sister Mary Gaberdine
Lauren Harper ... Dancer
Liv Southard ... Bloom
Mark Marchillo ... Mayn
Kayley Stallings ... Cinda
Fidelia Grace ... Dancer (as Fidelia Radziwon)
Maria Pallas ... Miss Tarble
Aaron R Landon ... Jake
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Storyline

It's 'Footloose' meets 'Mean Girls' as high school freshman Bloom moves to a town where there's no place to dance - except the school dance team! But when the boyfriend of the team's lead girl falls for her, she'll have to fight to win her place amongst these venomous girls. Breaking Legs is sure one to kick your boots off and pull up your heels, as these kids dance the field away to compete for the homecoming crown at R. Murray High School. Will it be newbie Bloom, or her arch nemesis and Dance Team leader, Harmony? Watch as the two square off in this fun but odd match to the finish. Someone is doomed to 'Break a Leg' on the dance floor, or rather, the football field!

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dance | high school | teenager | See All (3) »

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Family | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girls Just Dance See more »

Filming Locations:

Tuolumne, California, USA

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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

2016 Young Entertainer Award Winner - Breaking Legs "Best Teen Ensemble Cast in a Feature Film" See more »

Quotes

Gracie: You've driven your VW bug up my butt, Herbie Schuster!
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Running in Circles
Written by Robert Iutzwig and Timothy Marshall
Performed by Life is Hard
Courtesy of RSI Enterprises
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A low budget teen comedy
23 August 2017 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of an aspiring dancer from a dancing family, who moves to a new town to live with her uncle. Not only does she have to adjust to the new environment, but she also attracts the jealousy of Miss Popular in the high school.

"Breaking Legs" wants to be "Mean Girls", but unfortunately it is nowhere close in terms of meanness and in entertainment factor. It is more about the rather uneventful rivalry between two girls. Fortunately, the music in the film is uplifting and makes people want to dance. I am not exactly the target audience of the film, so I cannot say I thoroughly enjoyed it.


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