Roll Bounce Synopsis
A group rules the local roller skating rink. When their hangout is closed, they're forced to move.
Read Full Synopsis

Features

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

59
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Bow Wow plays the skate-dance hero in a way that's never too cool to hide what an avid achiever the kid is, and he and his buddies converse...
Full Review
75

Chicago Tribune

By
The movie is a thing of honey and gloss, yet there's just enough heart in the central father/son relationship, and in the teenagers'...
Full Review
75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Frothy, sentimental and thoroughly good-natured, Malcolm D. Lee's tale of coming-of-age at the roller disco doesn't have an original bone...
Full Review
75

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
A sweet, sunny, cinematic song of praise to simple '70s pleasures, Roll Bounce isn't any kind of life-changing picture, but it's breezy,...
Full Review
75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Roll Bounce, a nostalgic memory of disco roller-dancing in the late 1970s, has warm starring performances from Bow Wow and Chi McBride, who...
Full Review
75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Funny and honest.
Full Review
63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Whether today's tweens will go for such wholesomely retro entertainment is questionable, but their parents - at least the ones who once...
Full Review
63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Roll Bounce rates a friendly nod. If it doesn't exactly kick out the jams, it does move them around a little bit.
Full Review
60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Doesn't depart from the inspirational coming-of-age formula. But it has got enough heart and disco-fever exuberance to connect with...
Full Review
50

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
This nostalgic licorice whip of a movie assumes there's still an audience for a straight-faced, family-friendly salute to the 1970s heyday...
Full Review

nope

By catronl
hated it...

Roll Bounce review

By BIg_Kev_Dawg
I wish I would have waited for the DVD, it was a basic movie....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For language and some crude humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ At times tedious, mostly fine for ages 13+.
Read the Common Sense Media Review
POSITIVE MESSAGES
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF