Planet B-Boy (2008) Synopsis
A story of break dancing chronicles its resurgence in the past few years.
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Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
The shows themselves are extraordinary, especially Japan's Ichigei group, which has the all-out fun and athleticism of a vitaminized Twyla...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It looks great and the dancing is the kind of stuff that would upstage the average pop star.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though he doesn't break any new documentary ground, Lee knows how to shoot his subjects. Their stories are moving, and their moves are...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
What's fun about Benson Lee's documentary Planet B-Boy isn't just the amazingly athletic displays of B-boys he puts on screen, but the...
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San Francisco Chronicle

Infectiously energetic.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The crews are perfectly cast for maximum drama.
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The Hollywood Reporter

An eye-catching combination of cultural history, performer profiles and competition footage that should see enthusiastic response from...
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The New York Times

From moment to moment, Planet B-Boy is fun, sometimes thrilling and packed with illuminating details and striking personalities.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It turns out globalization has its good points after all, and they're sporting Chucks, Kangols, and post-Gomi DIY gear. Spin again.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Proves that what might be (but probably isn't) worth five minutes of your time while you're passing through the Times Square subway station...
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Planet B-Boy is GREAT!

By allieg4me
This movie puts Step-Up 2 to shame and the crazy thing is that its a do***entary. But it really was great. My girlfriend knows one of the dancers in the film and took me to see it and I tell you I...


By rawveganboi
Simply loved it; We have a local group here in Las Vegas. How cool is that?...

Planet B-Boy

By amadison
I wish this movie had more publicity so more people knew about it and would go! Even if you don't think of yourself as interested in breakdancing, this movie presents charming and fascinating...

must see

By lovemore704
explains the fourth element of hip-hop very well. shows how breakdancing is an art and unites people from various backgrounds together as one...

Planet BBoy

By joelseph
Absolutely incredible movie. Heart breaking stories accompanied by potentially back breaking acrobatics. Every part of it blows you away. I had to see it twice. I cannot wait until the dvd is released...

Loved it!

By onyellowbrick
The theatre was packed. The excitement was thick in the air. People cheered for their favorites. It truly was a community event. The movie shows a side of bboy that many will never see. I am...

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Rated NR