From the team that brought you "YOU GOT SERVED" comes a young Hip-Hop dance battle movie for a new generation of dance. Battlefield America takes a steady look at the underbelly of the youth battle dance culture in Long Beach, California. Sean Lewis, a young, charismatic, successful businessman finds himself in the mix with a bunch of disheveled misfits Bad Boys, who have virtually no dance talent. Realizing his dilemma, Sean brings aboard a professional dance instructor to ease his responsibilities to these kids. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling for Sara, who runs the community center where the kids hangout and practice their moves. With Sean motivating them, The Bad Boys find the confidence to be contenders...
- C. Brian
- Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, Lynn Whitfield
Mmmm-hmmm, it's on. Again.Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly, 05.23.2012
A pic so thoroughly generic as to suggest a contraption assembled from spare parts with the aid of a how-to manual.Joe Leydon, Variety, 06.08.2012
Even the most forgiving viewers may feel like they've been underestimated - and underserved.Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 05.31.2012
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.Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe, 05.31.2012