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Adventures of Power (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music | 20 January 2008 (USA)
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In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.

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Ari Gold

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Ari Gold
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ari Gold ... Power
Michael McKean ... Harlan
Jane Lynch ... Joni
Shoshannah Stern ... Annie
Chi Ling Chiu ... Michael Fong
Adrian Grenier ... Dallas Houston
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Accinelli Luis Accinelli ... Jalisco
Jennifer Barbosa ... Seattle Grrl (as Jenny Barbosa)
Karen Berg Karen Berg ... Dallas's Girl
John Bianco ... Anthony
Paul Boruff Paul Boruff ... Hippie Musician
Jacki R. Chan ... Seattle Grrl
Markie Dunn Markie Dunn ... Samantha
Richard Fancy ... Dick Houston
Annie Golden ... Farrah
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Storyline

ADVENTURES OF POWER is an epic comedy about a mine-worker named Power whose love of drums and lack of musical skill has turned him into the ridiculed "air drummer" of his small town. But when Power's union-leader father calls a strike at the mine, Power discovers an underground subculture of air-drummers who just might hold the key to changing the world. Power's journey across America brings him face-to-face with his town's greatest enemy, and allows him to discover the beat within his own heart. Written by Ari Gold

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventurile lui Power See more »

Filming Locations:

Helper, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,254, 11 October 2009

Gross USA:

$17,419

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,419
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Amara Kopakova, the artist who did the painting of the factory and the painting of the wolf featured in the film, painted them in the living room of her studio apartment in Salt Lake City. It was the last project she worked on before moving back to New York. See more »


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Armor
Written by Ethan Gold
Performed by Ethan Gold
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amazing comedy.... can't wait!!!!
12 November 2007 | by aopscreeningSee all my reviews

I saw this film when my acting class was invited to give comments at a test screening. I loved it, it is hilarious and very touching movie. It reminds me of The Full Monty (English film) but more weird and more for kids or people my age. There is a lot of music in it, it's almost like a musical, but nobody sings fortunately.

It was fun to see some new faces and also some you know (yes, Vince from Entourage is in it, but he is totally different, he is actually very funny!). I don't like American comedies so much but this one is much better, because you care about these crazy characters and their American dream.

I can't wait to see it again when it comes out. I think they are editing a few things but i hope they don't change too much.

My guy friends liked it a lot because it's sort of like a sports movie at times, but I was more into the message and the love story, but that's just me....!


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