Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom

DVD - 2013
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MPAA rating: PG; for bouts of MMA sport violence, some rude humor and language CHV rating: PG; not recommened for young children.
High school biology teacher Scott Voss is desperate to save the music program at his cash-strapped school. Learning that fighting in MMA matches provides a pretty nice payout, Voss decides to put his former collegiate wrestling skills to the test and climb into the octagon. Unfortunately, Voss has been out of college for about 20 years. Does he have what it takes to beat the best and earn the cash the school desperately needs?

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Masuren
Dec 14, 2017

AMERICANISM at its best

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 10, 2017

Here Comes the Boom is about a biology teacher named Scott Voss who tries his best to save his school’s music department when the board won’t provide any money. Scott tries many things to raise money until,he comes across MMA. Scott thinks that this is where he can really earn the cash needed to save the music program. Scott is inexperienced in fighting but luckily, he has his friends who can help him along the way. I really enjoyed watching this movie as it had me laughing a lot and I think it might be a good family movie to watch. Overall, I would rate Here Comes the Boom 4/5.
- @Grimvar of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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gingin1972
Nov 14, 2016

Very good movie well worth watching!

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redrangerbrese
Aug 16, 2016

kevin james not good match fighter mma is fake action! fake punches

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kdrabek
Jan 17, 2016

A poor excuse for a movie which manages with its predictability and clichés to
underperform even tv movies.
Kevin James should not attempt to write. The producers are aping School of Rock but there is no comparison. However the Dutch actor in it is quite good. Kevin James cannot save this.

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mirakandhari
Feb 16, 2015

I just finished watching Here comes the Boom this weekend. It was so funny and the story line was so inspirational. A small High school finds itself going into dept and the beloved music program was unable to be paid for. Lenny (one of the teachers) was devastated when he found this news. He made it his job to make sure that he gets the money to keep the music program going. With no experience he decides to become a wrestler leading up to the big fight that can save the music. I feel like this movie can be taken in so many different ways and genres. Either an inspirational movie or even a comedy and it even has some action in there. Watching this movie over made me realize something very important. But u have to watch it to find out. Kevin James is such a good actor and he made this movie so much better. Just by the way he played his role as Lenny really brought the comedy to the movie. As an actor I feel he has a very good way of getting any type of message to the audience and whoever is watching. I really hope you guys like this movie.

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SemioticsSurfer
Jul 13, 2014

Surprisingly enjoyable!

a5a22406 Jan 26, 2014

One of the better Kevin James movies. Lots of laughs, good themes, first class supporting actors. And, he's fitter and trimmer than in some of his previous films.

Monuu Jan 01, 2014

I liked this film. It was better then I expected. Had some pretty good fight scenes mixed with humor. Kevin James is fun.

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neonkc
Sep 12, 2013

very good

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Ira_Elias May 11, 2013

A high school biology teacher tries to save his friend job, a music teacher, but making money from boxing....while teaching his students to have confidence in themselves....

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