Preview: Here Comes the Boom (2012)


To save his financially-burdened school, a science teacher begins a career as a mixed martial artist to raise funds to save the various extra-curricular activities that the school is threatening to axe.

  • Poster: C-


A series of cheesy sight gags doesn't really give the audience an idea of what they should expect. It only serves to amuse, but distract, something most movies don't necessarily want to do if they're trying to bring people to the box office.

  • Trailer: C+


Anyone who's seen Warrior will be struck by some of the similarities. That it's been tweaked from the original concept (a financially struggling school versus a family), doesn't hide the fact that they're trying to turn a poorly-seen film into a hit comedy. I don't think it will work well.

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Release Date:

  • October 12, 2012