Here Comes the Boom (2012)

“Here Comes the Boom” is a 2012 comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and starring Kevin James, Salma Hayek, and Henry Winkler. The film follows the story of a high school biology teacher, Scott Voss (Kevin James), who decides to become a mixed martial arts fighter in order to save his school’s music program from being cut due to budgetary constraints.

As Scott trains for his MMA fights, he gains the support of his fellow teachers, including his friend Marty (Henry Winkler) and the school nurse Bella (Salma Hayek). The film combines comedy with action, as Scott battles his way up the ranks of the MMA world to raise money for the school’s music program.

“Here Comes the Boom” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the film’s heartwarming message and Kevin James’ performance, while others criticized the plot’s predictability and lack of originality. Despite mixed reviews, the film was a commercial success, grossing over $73 million worldwide. The film’s soundtrack also features songs from various artists, including AC/DC and Survivor.

Duration: 105 min.

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