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Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Madonna
Donna DeLory ...
Herself - Vocals and Dancer (as Donna Delory)
Niki Harris ...
Herself - Vocals and Dancer (as Niki Harris)
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Himself - Dancer
Oliver Crumes Jr. ...
Himself - Dancer (as Oliver Crumes)
Salim Gauwloos ...
Himself - Dancer
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Himself - Dancer (as Kevin Stea)
Gabriel Trupin ...
Himself - Dancer
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Himself - Dancer
Sharon Gault ...
Herself - Mama Make-up
Joanne Gair ...
Herself - Madonna's Make-up
Jai Winding ...
Himself - Keyboards
Jonathan Moffett ...
Himself - Drums
David Williams ...
Himself - Guitar
Luis Conte ...
Himself - Percussion
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From the rain of Japan, through threats of arrest for 'public indecency' in Canada, and a birthday tribute to her father in Detroit, this documentary follows Madonna on her 1990 'Blond Ambition' concert tour. Filmed in black and white, with the concert pieces in glittering MTV color, it is an intimate look at the work of the music performer, from a prayer circle with the dancers before each performance to bed games with the dance troupe afterwards. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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The ultimate dare is to tell the truth. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual dialogue and situations | See all certifications »

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24 May 1991 (USA)  »

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Truth or Dare  »

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Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,012,935 (USA)
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Trivia

Three of the dancers featured in the film, Oliver Crumes Jr., Kevin Alexander Stea, and Gabriel Trupin, sued Madonna for invasion of privacy, fraud and deceit, and intentional misrepresentation. See more »

Goofs

When Madonna is talking to Chris after the show in Detroit, her ponytail is removed first, then it's back on, then we see it getting removed again. See more »

Quotes

[Madonna shows a television remote control to director Alec Keshishian, who is off-camera]
[last lines]
Madonna: I'm going to press this thing. I'm going to press power. When I press it, the camera's going to go off instantly.
[presses power]
Madonna: Go away! Cut it! Cut it, Alec! Cut it, goddamn it!
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Crazy Credits

All through the end credits Madonna and her dancers' voices are heard getting ready for bed and after the credits are done Madonna is shown saying, "I'm just gonna push this button and the camera's gonna go off now. Ok?" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Vogue
Written by Madonna, Shep Pettibone
Bleu Disque Music Co., Inc., Webo Girl Publishing, Inc., Lexor Music, WB Music Corp.
Performed by Madonna
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Strike a Pose
10 May 2006 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

This is Madonna at her best while during the prime of her music career. Although the film was released in 1991, Truth or Dare actually takes place during the summer of 1990, as Madonna went around the globe on her Blonde Ambition tour. This documentary / music film is a piece of history of not only of Madonna back in the day but what the styles and sounds of the year where like. Boy does it bring back memories! From spandex biker shorts, to that famous cone bra, and not to forget the hairstyles... its really great to watch and think back of what life was like when "Vogue" was her biggest hit to date. She is so revealing, funny, demanding, and warm at heart. It shows the no nonsense business side of her and the sad reflective side of her as she thinks about her mother who died when she was so very young. The film is packed with celebrities, including Warren Beatty, whom she dated while filming his blockbuster film, Dick Tracy. It shows the lives of her dancers, backup singers, and the crew behind the stage as they all mingle around her and do their best for camera time. LOL But in the end, there is no brighter star than Madonna. To this day she is still pushing buttons, creating great music, and daring us all to watch. And just like this film, I think its safe to say she accomplished what she set out to do.


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