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Ruby Sinclair
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Rafael Infante
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John Burnett
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Bea Johnson
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Patricia
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Lovejoy
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Michael
William Marquez ...
Stefano
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Kim
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Don Harrington
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Cuban Mailman
Victor Marcel ...
Fernando
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Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas. It soon becomes clear Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby is the biggest hope for the studio at the championship. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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21 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Shut Up and Dance  »

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$4,507,663 (USA) (21 August 1998)

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$15,814,088 (USA) (16 October 1998)
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Harry Groener - who plays studio dance teacher, Michael, in the film - has a long and established career as a musical male lead on Broadway. See more »

Goofs

In the final dance of the competition, when Ruby is imagining that Rafael is dancing with her, you see Julian's hand on her torso as Rafael's hand pulls away. See more »

Quotes

Julian Marshall: Watch your tempo
Ruby Sinclair: Watch your ego!
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References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

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A Deeper Love
Written by David Cole, Robert Clivillés
Performed by Aretha Franklin
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Exquisite display of color, movement and emotion
6 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is very good eye candy. The music and the dancing pulls you into the movie. Sometimes I just forgot that they were telling a story because almost in every scene there was movement, feeling and attention in the dance choreography. It was a wonderful display of dancing and choice in music. Some may not like the movie because it lacks a strong storyline, but there are no new ideas. We all know what hidden behind door number 1, 2 and 3. Nonetheless, it is not that the movie doesn't stray into the unknown; it is that the movie has attraction, heat, and passion especially with the chemistry between Chayanne and Vanessa. I even like the music video that complements the movie. Chayanne has done a great job in his first English role and better yet he has the moves to back it up. Although Vanessa is heard in the movie speaking extremely poor Spanish, she did a wonderful job in the Spanish version of "You are my home" it was great!


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