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Sing (1989)

 -  Drama  -  31 March 1989 (USA)
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A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miss Lombardo
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Dominic
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Hannah Gottschalk
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Rosie
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Mr. Marowitz
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Mrs. DeVere
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Mrs. Tucci
Laurnea Wilkerson ...
Zena
Rachel Sweet ...
Cecelia (singer)
Scott Wentworth ...
Freddy
David Coury ...
Mickey
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Mr. Frye (as Jank Azman)
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Ari
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Stanley
Adam Kositsky ...
Nathan
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Storyline

A woman returns to her high school as a teacher and convinces the school punk to become involved in the schools annual production "sing". When the board of education decides to close the school and refuses to allow the annual event to be held, the neighborhood and students come together to put the event on one last time. A cross between "Fame" and "Footloose". Written by Tony Laird <garde@iname.com>

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Drama

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31 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Um Passo da Fama  »

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Budget:

$11,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,260,616 (USA)
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Goofs

When Dominic picks up a bread stick at Hannah's 18th, she lowers her hand from her brow in a closeup shot, and then again in a wide angle. See more »

Connections

References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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Total Concentration
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Performed by Patti LaBelle
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Guilty Pleasures Movie
31 March 2004 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

This is one of the movies that you are embarrassed to admit you like, but you still secretly own and watch whenever you need a cheesy pick-me-up. The styles and dancing are decidedly 80's so it is probably due for a come-back. This movie is fun and the dancing is much better than I would have expected from a B movie. Peter Dobson's character as the strong, sensitive, misguided Dominick makes him all the more lovable. I certainly would dance with him if I could. This movie is recommended if you, like me, are an 80's movie enthusiast.


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