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Honey (2003)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 5 December 2003 (USA)
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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Honey Daniels 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-282

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Her dream. Her terms.

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Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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5 December 2003 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,856,040 (USA) (5 December 2003)

Gross:

$30,222,640 (USA) (13 February 2004)
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Trivia

Instead of in New York City, where the film is suggested to take place, it was actually shot in Toronto, Canada. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Honey Daniels is talking to her best friend Gina about how she was feeling and apologizing for letting her down, the camera angle switches from in front of Gina to behind Gina. From the front, Gina is staring at the coffee table...from behind, Gina is looking at Honey. See more »

Quotes

Benny: Look, yo. There's people that good things happen to. And there's people that good things don't happen to. That's just the way it goes.
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Referenced in Ti piace Hitchcock? (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Know Your Way
Written by Ebony Alleyna, Richard Taylor
Performed by Ebony Alleyna
Courtesy of New Vision Arts Management
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Don't pay out Honey!
24 March 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I thought it was a great movie with a good storyline about a girl with a dream of making it big, helping out those who can't have that life. Yes, a little predictable at times, but the thought was there. The movie faced a lot of issues, from drug use and dealing to just generally believing in your dreams and no movie is complete without the fairytale love story. The dancing was awesome and Jessica Alba was amazing as Honey Daniels. People will give up their dreams if things don't turn out the way they wanted them to, but Honey stuck by hers and accomplished something she'd always wanted to. I think she is an inspiration for many.


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