Kickin' It Old Skool Synopsis
A now-grown breakdancer awakes from a 20-year coma and sets out to revive his dance team's career.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Some of the humor is pretty raunchy (there are quite a few sex-related scenes and jokes) and tasteless. Adults old enough to appreciate the...
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
A romantic subplot is formulaic, and, most disappointing, the break-dance sequences don't sizzle, though the film's director, Harvey...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Probably as tolerable as it can be for a comedy with no obvious creative aim. You can imagine the crew cracking up on some outtake reel,...
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By Dennis Harvey
An inauspicious feature debut for director Harv Glazer and all three scenarists, the "Big"-meets-breakdancing comedy will be kickin' it to...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
A very stupid movie, with many more failed jokes than successful ones. Worse yet, much of the comedy is kind of mean.
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By James Berardinelli
The ineptitude of the movie's drama is matched only by the failure of its humor.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Fails to live up to even the feeble potential of its premise.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
As appealing as acid-washed jeans, Kickin' It Old Skool exists solely to provide employment for aggressively abrasive comic actor Jamie...
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Austin Chronicle

Kennedy’s humor comes from the broad, brainless, lowest-common-denominator school (in other words, he was born to play a grown man with the...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A pathetically unfunny comedy that should have been shipped straight to video, if not recycled as guitar picks.
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By redyeah
No, no,no, no. Just No....

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By I_Review
A must see!!!! Only Jamie Kennedy could make this movie work....

Funny as Balls!!!

By Skippy22
Super fun! Jamie and Bobby Lee are Hilarious and the 80s nostalgia will bring you right back to your glory days!!! A must see if you loved the 80s!!! Oh yeah... Maria Menounos... GORGEOUS!!...

kick it old school

By danielle1112
I thought the movie was over all funny but the movie did have some dull parts. I wish the first scene of the breakdancing wasnt so fast....

Stupid Funny

By vee_ron
It was stupid funny, ok teen movie adults with a sense of humor will like it too!!...


By yadada?!?
yah! i guess you can say this movie is funny, but it isn't the good quality funny!!!!! its the stupid funny,but don't get me wrong, cuz it will make you laugh, but i really recommend it if you have...

Brings back memories!

If u are a child of the 80's u will luv this movie, cause it brings back memories & it's pretty funny. Teenagers & young parents will like this movie. If u want to laugh your butts off go see Kicking...


By movie_fanatic10
i thought this movie was so dumb but in a funny way. there were parts that i just couldn't stop laughing at. if you love laughing then go see it! LOL...

It should have been rated R .

By sjwcslook
Bad language. Even the F word made it in a PG13 movie. We were disappointed....

it was funny

By pinayrocker785
i think it was really funny and is a must see movie!!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Kennedy's lowbrow comedy best for '80s veterans.
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