ABOUT THE MOVIE
Battlefield AmericaNot yet rated
The Bad Boys are a youth hip-hop dance crew struggling to compete in the battle dance culture in Long Beach, California. Sean Lewis, a young, charismatic, successful businessman finds himself in the mix with the disheveled misfits, who have virtually no dance talent. Realizing his dilemma, Sean brings aboard a professional dance instructor to ease his responsibilities to these kids. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling for Sara, who runs the community center where the kids hangout and practice their moves. With Sean motivating them, The Bad Boys find the confidence to be contenders...
STARRING:Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, Lynn Whitfield
WHO WILL DIG IT?
Billed as the place “where kids rule,” it would stand to reason that kids are who it’s for. But don’t rule out “You Got Served” (2004) fans or anyone who likes their dancing served up with a healthy dose of us-against-the-world angst.
THREE GOOD REASONS
- 1The creative team behind the hit “You Got Served” delivers more high-stakes dance battles, albeit with shorter dancers.
- 2This film brings to light the emerging youth battle dance culture of Long Beach, California.
- 3Just in case your dance moves are getting a little stale, now's your chance to update them.
BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW
Writer/ director Chris Stokes is also a highly successful music producer who formed and managed the R&B groups B2K and IMx. Marques Houston, who co-wrote the film with Stokes, was a member of IMx, when he used to go by the stage-name Batman.