Roller Boogie (1979) - Rotten Tomatoes

Roller Boogie (1979)




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Movie Info

A young woman runs away from home and heads for the Venice boardwalk, where she joins a subculture of fanatical roller-skaters. Soon, she is leading her new friends in the effort to save the local roller rink from demolition in this lively comedy-drama.

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Linda Blair
as Terry Barkley
Jim Bray
as Bobby James
Beverly Garland
as Lillian Barkley
Roger Perry
as Roger Barkley
Rick Sciacca
as Complete Control Conway
Mark Goddard
as Thatcher
Patrick Wright
as Sgt. Danner
Shelley Golden
as Mrs. Potter
Carey Fox
as Sonny
Nina Axelrod
as Bobby's Friend
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Critic Reviews for Roller Boogie

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

It's all but impossible to imagine a 103-minute narrative that includes a broader range of the mustiest clichés known to humankind.

January 5, 2009 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

Celebrates its mediocrity with much skating and dance.

June 21, 2008 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Big hair, tight shorts, crappy skating, terrible acting. And Linda Blair.

November 1, 2004 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Roller Boogie

I don't know why anyone thought rollerdisco was a sport that could be made successfully into a film. It's okay, but not as good as it thinks it is.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


Four words: Linda, Blair, Disco, Skates. Need I say more? Ok here's some more: terribly dated, totally predictable, badly acted. Yet it's kind of like a car crash that you just feel compelled to look at, when you know you should be looking away. Ultimately good cheesy fun and not much more. This film is listed among the 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.

Robert C
Robert C

Super Reviewer

Just awful

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

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