Jump In!

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  • TV-G
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 5.4  (8,298)

Jump In! is a 2007 Disney Channel Original Movie that tells the story of a young boxer named Izzy Daniels, portrayed by Corbin Bleu, who discovers his passion for the sport of Double Dutch jump roping. Alongside Izzy's journey is Mary Thomas, played by Keke Palmer, who is the captain of a successful jump roping team. Throughout the film, Izzy experiences pressure from his father to follow in his footsteps and become a professional boxer. However, Izzy is unsure if that is his true calling. One day, while waiting for his father at the gym, Izzy comes across a group of girls double dutch jump roping and is quickly entranced by the rhythm and energy of the sport.

Izzy becomes more involved in the world of jump roping when he helps Mary and her team perform at a competition. Izzy's natural talent and athleticism are recognized by the team, and they ask him to join as their first male team member. Izzy hesitates due to fears of what his father will think and being teased by his boxing friends.

As Izzy trains with the team, he begins to fall for Mary, and the two start a romantic relationship. The film explores themes of gender stereotypes and breaking down societal pressures. Double dutch jump roping is often seen as a "girl's" activity but is in fact an incredibly challenging and impressive sport.

The movie climaxes at a national Double Dutch competition, where the team must defeat their rivals to win the championship. Izzy's father sees him performing at the competition and becomes aware of his son's love for the sport. With his father's support, Izzy and the team win the championship.

Jump In! is a charming and heartwarming movie perfect for families and young viewers. The film showcases the value of following your passions and the importance of breaking down gender stereotypes. The chemistry between Bleu and Palmer is excellent, and the dance performances are impressive and exciting to watch.

The cast and crew deliver a well-crafted movie with well-written characters and an engaging plot. David Reivers portrays Izzy's father, a stern and strict boxing coach who fears that his son will be stigmatized for participating in a "girl's" sport. The audience can understand his perspective while also sympathizing with Izzy's desires to forge his path.

In conclusion, Jump In! offers a unique and exciting look into the world of Double Dutch jump roping while exploring themes of self-discovery and defying societal norms. The movie provides a wholesome and inspiring message for young viewers while delivering excellent performances and breathtaking dance sequences. This movie is undoubtedly an excellent choice for family movie night.

Jump In! is a 2007 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 25 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (8,298)