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Lambada (I) (1990)

 -  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
Jimmy Locust ...
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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Storyline

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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Set The Night On Fire

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Drama

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Release Date:

16 March 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il ballo proibito  »

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$4,263,112 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Released around the same time as The Forbidden Dance is Lambada. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

This Moment In Time
Written by Carrie Lucas
Produced by R. Ray Barnes and Tony Coleman
Co-produced by Carrie Lucas
Performed by Absolut
Published by Carriffic Music/Portrait/Solar Songs, Inc./Canpic Music (ASCAP)
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very good
5 July 2006 | by (Malta) – See all my reviews

i would like to know the title of the songs please its very important for me. i could not find them any where and i told a lot of people to tell me but nothing .they could not find them. the film is perfect and is touchy,anyone who sad that its not good he is lying.the only thing is that i was expecting another ending.please help me to find the titles of the songs because i need them and i will really appreciate if any of you would send me the titles.any who can tell me can write a message and i will see it . thanks to whose who r interested and willing to help me . thanks this is Stephanie from Malta and all the maltese say hello to u


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