17 movies

Rollerball

February 8, 2002

In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.

Career Opportunities

March 29, 1991

Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the store overnight with the janitor, Jim, the town "no hoper" and liar.

Xanadu

August 8, 1980

A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.

The Rink

December 4, 1916

After amusements working in a restaurant, Charlie uses his lunch break to go roller skating.

Solarbabies

November 26, 1986

In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller skates and is quite good. It has given them a unity that transcends the attempts to bring them to heel by the government. Finding an orb of special power, they find it has unusual effects on them. They escape from the orphanage (on skates) and try to cross the wasteland looking for a place they can live free as the storm-troopers search for them and the orb.

United Skates

April 19, 2018

When America's last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture.

Follow That Bird

August 2, 1985

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Roller Town

September 15, 2011

Roller-skaters fight back against the video-game gangsters trying to take over their town.

Spike waves to a young woman driving a red pickup truck through the desert of Needles, California every day; it is the highlight of his day. In this combined animated and live-action special, we meet an aerobics instructor, Jenny, who wants to be a big city jazz dancer. She and Spike drive around looking at the desert scenery and spending some time at a roller rink. However, when Spike is accidentally thrown out of the skating rink he runs off and is pursued by people on a nighttime coyote hunt.

New Kids in Town

October 5, 1990

Two exceptional kung fu students leave the mainland to work for their uncle in Hong Kong. Before long the students and their cousin, get mixed up in a drug smuggling ring. They decide to take on the gang in an all-out action fest.

The Boogeywoman

February 2, 2019

While roller-skating, Sam, a sensitive teenage girl, hears about her small town's local legend: the Boogeywoman.

L.A. Roll

February 19, 2020

As the pressures of daily life mount in a rapidly changing city, some residents turn to dance roller skating as an activity for release, creating a style unique to Los Angeles.

Don't Shove

August 31, 1919

Harold and his rival fight over Bebe on her birthday, first at her home and then at a nearby skating rink.

A short doc on the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls

Get Rollin'

April 24, 1980

A documentary about Pat the Cat and other roller disco skaters who want to make it big doing what they do.

At Full Speed

June 7, 1982

A young couple who are amateur roller-skating buffs practice their chosen avocation at a Parisian roller rink. Their hopes rise with a chance to go to Chicago to compete, especially when a magazine reporter assures them that his company will back them -- but then lets them know some sex-related business is a part of the package. Caught up in the couple's drama are several other characters who look like they might need some help themselves, making the problem of how to get to the Windy City seem more and more insoluble.

Black Market

January 1, 2006

BLACK MARKET is a truly international view into the rollerblading scenes of the new world as well as the old world.

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