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Dance with Me (1998)

 -  Drama | Romance | Music  -  21 August 1998 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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
Scott Paetty ...
Steve
Rick Valenzuela ...
Julian Marshall
Chaz Oswill ...
Peter
Liz Curtis ...
Kim
Bill Applebaum ...
Don Harrington
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Cuban Mailman
Victor Marcel ...
Fernando
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Storyline

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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dance | dancer | dance studio | cuban | upskirt | See more »

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A story of hearts in motion. See more »

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Drama | Romance | Music

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

Also Known As:

Shut Up and Dance  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$15,814,088 (USA) (16 October 1998)
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Trivia

John Burnett (Kris Kristofferson) and Rafael (Chayenne) share a scene where they discuss Rafael's mother writing a song. Burnett responds quickly with the line, "You're not gonna sing it, are ya?" Rafael laughs it off. This was an off-set joke considering that Chayenne has been a popular Latin singer since he was ten years of age. See more »

Goofs

When Ruby and Rafael are eating the chicken burrito the wind blows away her napkin. In the next scene the napkin is in her hand again. See more »

Quotes

John Burnett: There you are.
Lovejoy: Thanks, I was wondering where I was.
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References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

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Why Don't You Do Right
Written by Joe McCoy
Performed by Sinéad O'Connor
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It is such a relief to be able to see a movie that leaves you
4 December 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I think this was a wonderful, refreshing movie. The dancing was suburb!

Chayanne, the new Latin sensation, was absolutely wonderful. He fills the screen with such charm and charisma......he steals the movie! Vanessa Williams was exciting and beautiful. Both Chayanne and Vanessa made the most electrifying couple! The rest of the cast added just the right touch to complete this ensemble. The dancing and music was well worth just seeing the movie!


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