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Movies about rollerblading?

Postby azumi » Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:07 pm

If you know any good movie containing rollerblading please name it. :)

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby downboy » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:57 am

Airborne is quite good and has a good downhill race at the end. It's early 90s.
(also the whole movie is on YouTube)

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby Mentally Dull » Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:44 am

Bladerunning
The Rollerblade Seven (never mind your sanity...)
Circle du Sol, eh?
Better than Baseball
Mushroom Blading series

or more mainstream:
Rollerball
Whip It

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby mit » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:01 am

Good movies? Can't think of any lol

Prayer of the rollerboyshasn't been mentioned.
Hackers had some skaters in it.
There's a bit in Transformers where one of the transformers skates down the freeway (y)

Solarbabies looks err, interesting!

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby steveh » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:42 am

yes, prayer of the rollerboys is a must-see, it's so ghastly it's actually quite enjoyable.

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby Torbaydos » Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:57 pm

http://mishkanyc.com/bloglin/2009/09/29 ... larbabies/

I saw this when I was a kid and I thought it was mega. I do, however, have very little taste in films

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby alfathor » Thu Mar 15, 2012 7:42 am

Rollerball, (1975) is also a must-see (violent!)
The new version sucks.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073631/
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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby NS Jason » Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:20 am

I watched "prayer of the rollerboys" the other day. it was watchable, and funny (although a lot of the time I was laughing at them rather than with them.

How have I not seen rollerball?

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby steveh » Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:41 am

In the opening scene of "Nick of Time", actually not a bad film, there's a bad-ass skater causing mayhem in LA's Union Station. Even then (1995) skating was being portrayed as deeply uncool.

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby HK47 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:45 pm

Well, Hackers and Scott Pilgrim both have people on inlines at some point ... if you're open to quads then there's Roll Bounce, Whip It and Subway (that last one was a real treat for me 'cause I'm a big Luc Besson fan :) )

(the original) Rollerball was kinda hard work at times with slow dialogue-heavy scenes and many plot holes, but it's also rewarding with some interesting concepts from a geeky point of view and there is some good skating ... the making-of includes interesting info about the skating side of things, too.

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Re: Movies about rollerblading?

Postby dogsbody » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:54 pm

Only 'cos it hasn't been mentioned yet as it's a really bad movie but "Steal" (known as "Riders" in the USA) opens with a skating bank robbery that completely rips off the AWESOME Easy Money :P


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