MMA-Filled 'Here Comes the Boom' Trailer: Like Warrior, Only With Kevin James
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movieline.com ...and, um, there's just one of him. Bear with me here: A slimmed-down Kevin James, who's actually looking kind of handsome here (or am I crazy?), plays a high school teacher who enters the octagon to raise cash as a mixed martial arts fighter. He's basically Joel Edgerton in last year's MMA pic Warrior, only — lucky for us — he's still Kevin James, so it's a broad comedy and not a gut-wrenching drama and instead of Tom Hardy he's got Salma Hayek to wrestle with. Read »
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Here Comes the Boom Synopsis and Credits

In the comedy Here Comes the Boom, former collegiate wrester Scott Voss (Kevin James) is a 42-year-old apathetic biology teacher in a failing high school. When cutbacks threaten to cancel the music program and lay off its teacher (Henry Winkler,) Scott begins to raise money by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter. Everyone thinks Scott is crazy – most of all the school nurse, Bella (Salma Hayek) – but in his quest, Scott gains something he never expected as he becomes a sensation that rallies the entire school.

"Here Comes the Boom" stars Henry Winkler, Kevin James, and Salma Hayek.

Directed by Frank Coraci.
Written by Allan Loeb and Kevin James.
Produced by Kevin James and Todd Garner.
Production company/distributor: Columbia Pictures.

Release Date: October 12, 2012

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