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Here Comes the Boom


Dir. Frank Coraci. 2012, 80 mins. Rated PG. Courtesy of Columbia Pictures. With Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler. This holiday screening of Here Comes the Boom is part of Fist and Sword, the Museum’s ongoing series devoted to martial arts and action movies. Real mixed-martial-arts fighters are featured in this family comedy starring Kevin James as a former collegiate wrestler-turned-biology-teacher who steps into the ring to help his cash-strapped school’s music program. James is a real-life supporter of the sport who trains with MMA fighter Bas Rutten.

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