• Battlefield America (2012)

Battlefield America

Release Date: June 1st, 2012

DVD Release Date: September 18th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Sean Lewis is a young, successful businessman in Long Beach, Calif. He becomes involved with the Bad Boys, a group of disheveled misfits who want to dance but have trouble busting a move. Realizing he's in above his head trying to teach these youths to dance, Sean brings in a professional instructor, who helps give the Bad Boys skill and confidence. Meanwhile, Sean finds himself falling in love with Sara, the director of the community center where the young dancers practice their moves.

Cast: Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Jones, Lynn Whitfield, Tristen M. Carter, Chandler Kinney, JoJo Wright, Valarie Pettiford

Director: Chris Stokes

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Cinedigm

Keywords: Inspiring, Love interest, Spirited, 2010s, Transformation, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Boston Globe

    If you're looking for a tough, streetwise film about urban kids who get together to enter a national hip-hop dance competition, Battlefield America is not your movie. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Houston does his best with an unlikable character, and the young actors are appealing enough to keep us watching. The movie itself, however, is a mess. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Battlefield America manages to pack every cliché imaginable into its overstuffed and overlong 106 minutes. show more

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