Skip to Content. Nostaligic product everywhere, including references to What's Happening!! Parents and caregivers: Set limits for violence and more with Plus. Parents need to know that this movie includes sexual references primarily, men or boys ogling tight-dressed women , crude humor jokes about a girl wearing braces and other boyish shenanigans , and some language including the "N" word. As a coming of age story, the movie focuses on the ways a family copes with the recent death of the mother. Father-son tensions eventually lead to a fight, where son smashes his dad's car with a crowbar, and then tearful reconciliation. Join now. Add your rating See all 2 parent reviews. Add your rating See all 6 kid reviews. It's the summer of and X Bow Wow and his friends spend their time at the skating rink, preparing to compete in an end-of-season skate-off, against the intimidating Sweetwater team, headed by arrogant, beloved Sweetness Wesley Jonathan.
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Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Close Menu. The roller-disco craze of the late s is the scene as a teen and his pals skate their way into a summer competition against rich kids. Directors Malcolm D. More purchase options. By ordering or viewing, you agree to our Terms. Sold by Amazon. Customers who watched this item also watched. Try Explorer now.
The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in s Chicago. Set in Chicago , Roll Bounce tells the story of a teenager named Xavier "X" Smith whose mother died, leaving him with his father Curtis and his sister Sonya. After the local roller rink closes down, Xavier and his friends are forced to skate in the ritzy uptown rink "Sweetwater. Their biggest rivals are five-year champion, Sweetness and his crew, the Sweetwater Rollers. The film centers on Xavier's training for the competition while trying to work through problems with his father and his pretty childhood friend, Naomi. In the end, it not only comes down to gaining the respect of others, but also learning to respect themselves and giving roller disco their all. Roll Bounce received mixed to positive reviews from critics. The website's critics consensus reads: " Roll Bounce dazzles us with a classic late 's feel, but this coming of age film could have been more than just a spin around the roller rink. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.