Here Comes the Boom

DVD - 2013
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Here Comes the Boom
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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?

Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures Industries : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment [distributor], [2013]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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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.

Jul 13, 2014
  • SemioticsSurfer rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Surprisingly enjoyable!

Jan 26, 2014
  • a5a22406 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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.

Jan 01, 2014
  • Monuu rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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

Sep 12, 2013
  • neonkc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

very good

Jul 12, 2013
  • JEarl rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Funny. I liked it. MMA action was great and the cameos...Chael Sonnen was a suprise.

May 13, 2013
  • supshell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fun movie. I appreciate that it was funny and entertaining without being crude and full of swearing and/or sex! Movies like this are rare (sadly)!

May 11, 2013
  • Ira_Elias rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This was a silly and very funny movie with lots of Kevin James' friends....very sweet at times with a great ending....

May 10, 2013
  • Kaywriter1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

What can I say--I enjoyed this movie more than I thought I would. Though the ending is predictable, it delivered that feel-good ending I am a sucker for.

Apr 07, 2013
  • jpozenel rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed it. You pretty much know where it's going from beginning to end, but still it's nice to watch a movie with a unbelievable premise now and then. (Love Selma.)

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May 11, 2013
  • Ira_Elias rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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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