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Battlefield America Reviews

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
May 29, 2012
Although it's grotesque to see pre-teens stomping in underground warehouse-battle settings, at least Battlefield America's racial politics are interesting.
Todd Jorgenson
October 15, 2012
The dance sequences are energetic and the kids are charming enough, but the generic script is underdog formula throughout.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
June 8, 2012
This hip-hoppy dance-off melodrama is about as funky as an Amish funeral.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
June 8, 2012
Watching stage-parented poseurs play at being punks, mugging for the camera and talking sass to every adult, is not most people's idea of time well spent at the movies.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Joe Leydon
June 8, 2012
A pic so thoroughly generic as to suggest a contraption assembled from spare parts with the aid of a how-to manual.
Vadim Rizov
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2012
Slapdashly assembled and lacking in dance thrills.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Alonso Duralde
June 1, 2012
The teams seem to be competing for little more than bragging rights and one of those giant "Toddlers & Tiaras" trophies.
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
May 31, 2012
Even the most forgiving viewers may feel like they've been underestimated - and underserved.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Jeffrey Gantz
Boston Globe
May 31, 2012
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
May 31, 2012
Earnest emotions can't quite trump an awkward approach in Chris Stokes' followup to 2004's "You Got Served."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Dustin Putman
May 30, 2012
'Cringe-inducing' doesn't even begin to describe it.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
May 23, 2012
Mmmm-hmmm, it's on. Again.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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