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Dancehall Queen (1997)

 |  Drama  |  10 October 1997 (USA)
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A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Audrey Reid ...
Marcia
...
Priest
Carl Davis ...
Larry
Mark Danvers ...
Junior
Cherine Anderson ...
Tanya
Pauline Stone Myrie ...
Ms. Gordon
Patrice Harrison ...
Olivine
Anika Grason ...
Tasha
Donald Thompson ...
Sonny
Henry Brown
Carl Bradshaw ...
Police officer #1
Michael London ...
Police officer #2
Beenie Man ...
Himself
Lady Saw ...
Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Dorothy
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Storyline

A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.

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Drama

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Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Cinderela da Jamaica  »

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Box Office

Budget:

JMD 35,390,673 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$40,627 (USA) (10 October 1997)

Gross:

$162,723 (USA) (31 October 1997)
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1.78 : 1
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Quotes

[in Jamaican accent]
[after killing Sonny]
Priest: Walk and live. Talk and bumbaclaat dead.
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Connections

Referenced in The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) See more »

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Good fun!
15 August 2002 | by (New Haven, CT) – See all my reviews

I have seen this film several times, as it gets surprisingly heavy rotation on cable television. Each time I catch it, I thoroughly enjoy it.

The story line is highly improbable, but it doesn't matter because the performances (acting and dancing) are top-drawer. It's a reminder that films about the ordinary struggles of common folk can be engaging without all the special effects that one finds in the Hollywood products of today.


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