Wassup Rockers (2005)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  5 April 2006 (France)
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Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Velasquez ...
Francisco Pedrasa ...
Milton Velasquez ...
Milton / Spermball
Usvaldo Panameno ...
Eddie Velasquez ...
Luis Rojas-Salgado ...
Louie (as Luis Rojas Salgado)
Carlos Ramirez ...
Iris Zelaya ...
Ashley Maldonado ...
Laura Cellner ...
Jessica Steinbaum ...
Beverly Hills Cop
Jeremy Scott ...
David Livingston ...
Beverly Hills Actor
Beverly Hills Detective


Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous parents. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, sexual content and teen drinking | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

5 April 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Külvárosi rockerek  »

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Opening Weekend:

$29,400 (USA) (23 June 2006)


$221,415 (USA) (28 July 2006)

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Referenced in Silenci?: Episode #6.11 (2006) See more »


SC Drunx
Written and Performed by South Central Riot Squad
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Incredible commentary on race, age, classism, sex, and youth
27 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I work with youth in Los Angeles, and Wassup Rockers is probably the most accurate non-documentary depiction I have ever seen of LA youth on film. Granted, the "acting" is choppy as it clearly jumps between the kids being themselves, and then saying scripted lines. But the characters are real. The most poignant point of the film was that murders are taking place in impoverished neighborhoods just a short bus ride away from the multi-million dollar homes and cushy lifestyles of Beverly Hills. The story was weak and lacked fluidity, but the reality of the characters made up for it twofold. With the exception of the "preppy" kids, who seemed a bit forced, the characters are all spot on for how LA kids today truly are. And the graphic descriptions of sexuality are not exaggerations. If you want to know exactly what the inner-city youth look like today, look no further than Wassup Rockers. This film is a must see for anyone who intends to work with kids, especially in an urban environment.

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