Here Comes The Boom

Synopsis: A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Director(s): Frank Coraci
Production: Sony/Columbia Pictures
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.4
Metacritic:
40
Rotten Tomatoes:
39%
PG
Year:
2012
105 min
$45,274,251
Website
545 Views


the music program,

the annual senior

class field trip...

Excuse me?

You're talking about cutting

the music program?

You're actually

going to cut music?

I'm sorry. We simply

don't have the funds.

No, wait a minute,

Mr. Betcher.

We're talking

about Marty's job here.

How about all

the money we raised

in the car wash or

the silent auction?

Miss Flores, after expenses,

we only netted $750.

It's a drop in the bucket.

"Verbis defectis

musica incipit. "

That's Latin for, "Music

takes us where word cannot."

I mean, what about

the athletic program?

Those football players, they

get new jerseys every year.

Wait, wait, wait,

wait, wait, wait.

Are you trying to equate your music

program with the football team?

Are you aware that

the Booster Club alone

accounts for one-third

of our charitable donations?

This is a budget question.

And I just need

a little bit of that budget.

I've got 60 kids

with dented instruments.

Marty, what's your point?

Music helps the kids with...

With math. The kids... The

kids don't raise money.

This is about a budget.

Well, I...

I know how important...

You don't know.

Take a seat.

Come on. Why don't you just

take it easy on the guy?

Excuse me?

Let it go. Let it go.

Just back off him,

and let's move on already.

Why don't you not

tell me how to do my job?

Okay, and then why don't

you tell him the truth?

This is how we got

thrown out of softball.

Oh, and what would that be?

That you're cutting the music

program so he loses tenure.

That is ridiculous.

You are wasting

everyone's time.

Really? You know what?

You're wasting my time.

Okay, how does

a day without pay sound?

Bring it.

Really?

That's how you show your power?

You already docked me

a vacation day.

Oh! Oh, so... So that's

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Allan Loeb

Allan Loeb (born July 25, 1969) is an American screenwriter and film and television producer. He wrote the 2007 film Things We Lost in the Fire and created the 2008 television series New Amsterdam. He wrote the film drama 21, which also was released in 2008. Among his other credits, he wrote and produced The Switch (2010). He also co-wrote Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), and wrote The Dilemma (2011), and Just Go with It (2011). He performed a rewrite for the musical Rock of Ages (2012), and the mixed martial arts comedy Here Comes the Boom (2012). more…

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