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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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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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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 Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Tease Me, Please Me
Written by Sidney Justin (as Sidney A. Justin III) and Gregory Cantaen
Performed by Tony Terry
Produced by Sidney Justin (as Sidney A. Justin III) and Welton Gite
Published by Portrait/Solar Songs, Inc./Canpic Music (ASCAP)
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This movie was one of the most surprisingly entertaining movies I have ever seen. The dialogue was just not grossly disengaging, but the gawdy dance choreography couldn't help but make me laugh. This movie reminded me of West Side Story, except as if directed and choreographed by a blind, mentally challenged individual.

The storyline, if you can call it that was so terrible. While watching the movie you know it is so mentally abusing to do so, but like a train wreck, can't help but keep your eyes fixated on its amazement.

Definite must see, if you and your friends want to have a great laugh, or if you are just feeling self-destructive.


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