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Lambada (I) (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  16 March 1990 (USA)
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Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kevin 'Blade' Laird
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Sandy Thomas
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Ramone (as Shabba Doo)
Leticia Vasquez ...
Pink Toes
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Uncle Big
Rita Bland ...
Lesley
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Ricochet
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Funk Queen (as Gina Ravarra)
Matt Feemster ...
Rudy Laird
Kristina Starman ...
Linda Laird
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Supt. Leland
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Bookworm (as Elsie Sniffen)
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Dean
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Muriel (as Debra Spagnoli)
Rick Mali ...
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Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them academics. But when a jealous student exposes Kevin's double life, his two worlds collide, threatening his job and reputation. Written by Carolyne

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16 March 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il ballo proibito  »

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$4,263,112 (USA)
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Released around the same time as The Forbidden Dance is Lambada. See more »

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Featured in I Love the '90s: 1990 (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Gotta Lambada
Written by Ricky Smith and Tanya Carmenatti
Performed by Absolut
Produced by Freeze
Published by Blueberry Slush/Portrait/Solar Songs, Inc./Canpic Music (ASCAP)
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Terrible... but some decent music...
24 November 2005 | by (South Korea) – See all my reviews

This movie was terrible in so many ways. I can't believe that the writers and directors got away with churning out this crap. What started as a love story between teacher and student turns suddenly and painfully towards a stay-in-school moral. Not bad if perhaps you were forced to watch this in school instead of studying, but not even worth watching on TV.

But the music was filled with some decent typical 80s moments... especially whenever the music took over. And although you might think that JLo was in this movie after seeing it, you won't find her anywhere in the movie or in the credits.


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