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Honey (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Music, Romance  |  5 December 2003 (USA)
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Honey is a sexy, tough music video choreographer who shakes up her life after her mentor gives her an ultimatum: sleep with him or be blacklisted within their industry.

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Storyline

Honey Danels is a 22-year-old, sexy, tough-minded, part-black, part-Latina hip-hop dancer in New York's East Harlem who dreams of making it big as a music video choreographer. She teaches hip-hop dancing at a local youth center and encourages the local kids to attend to keep them off the streets and out of trouble. When luck shines on Honey in the form of a famous music video director, named Michael, who casts her in one music video, she's encouraged to make the transition from dancer to choreographer. But Honey's sudden success comes with a price when Michael refuses to take "no" for an answer to his sexual advances and then tries to sabotage her career by blackballing her out of the business. Written by Matt Patay

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Her dream. Her terms.

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug content and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,372 (Sweden) (25 June 2004)

Gross:

$1,360,300 (France) (25 June 2004)
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The tagline was changed from "Her Dream, Her Terms" to "Her Dreams, Her Terms". See more »

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When Honey's dancers set up the benefit performance sign, it has a black background with white writing, but on the night of the benefit performance, it has pink writing instead. See more »

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Michael Ellis: Katrina is the shit. She just did Ginuwine's new video.
Missy Elliott: I don't care if she just showed Michael Jackson how to Harlem shake. I said I want Honey. Honey Daniels. Duh.
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If you're looking for some inspirational light entertainment..
15 April 2004 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful little movie that just fun to watch. Okay it's full of clichés, predictable in some places, the dialogs are funky sometimes.

But who cares?

If you have nothing to do on a saturday night and your boyfriend/girlfriend just dumped you this movie will get you right up! You've got good vibes coming from all over this movie.

The dancing scenes are really tight, the casting has been done beautifully especially casting Jessica Alba. God she likes shines of the screen.

Go and see this movie, it's fun...

Oh but there is one thing that I kept noticing. And that was that the movie resembles "Glitter" in so many ways. I see that the scriptwriter Kate Lanier worked on both projects.


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