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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 27 February 2004 (USA)
In November 1958, the American teenager Katey Miller moves with her parents and her younger sister to Havana. Her father is an executive of Ford expatriated to Cuba, and Katey is an ... See full summary »

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Carlos Suarez
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Lola Martinez (as Mya Harrison)
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Polly (as Polly Cusumano)
Chris Engen ...
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Grandpa Suarez
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Troubador (as Donato)
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In November 1958, the American teenager Katey Miller moves with her parents and her younger sister to Havana. Her father is an executive of Ford expatriated to Cuba, and Katey is an excellent high school senior student that misses her friends. The family is lodged in a fancy hotel, where Katey accidentally meets the local teenage waiter Javier Suarez. Later she sees Javier dancing in a public square and they become friends, but he is fired from the hotel because her acquaintances have seen them together. Katey invites Javier to participate of a Latin Ballroom Contest in the local Palace club to help him to raise some money, and she secretly meets him in the La Rosa Negra nightclub for rehearsals. Later they fall in love for each other in times of revolution. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Break the rules. Find your freedom. Live your life. See more »

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality | See all certifications »

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Havana Nights: Dirty Dancing 2  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,811,325 (USA) (27 February 2004)

Gross:

$14,140,215 (USA) (16 April 2004)
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Rated #11 in Entertainment Weekly's Top 25 Worst Sequels Ever Made (2006) See more »

Goofs

As Javier and Katey are dancing behind the projection cloth, Katey's dress straps switch up and down as shots change. See more »

Quotes

Katey Miller: [Javier is trying to teach Katey to move her hips. He places his hand on her butt, and she flinches away] God! Do you have to be such a guy?
Javier Suarez: [Scoffs] Ok. Ok, I'll be the girl.
[Opens his shirt and pulls his hair out of his face. He 'dances']
Katey Miller: [laughs]
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Follows Dirty Dancing (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Johnny's Mambo
Written by Michael Lloyd, John D'Andrea and Erich Bulling
Performed by Michael Lloyd and Le Disc
Produced by Michael Lloyd for Mike Curb Productions
Published by Michael Music, Scoreboard Music and Erich's Music
Courtesy of BMG Strategic Marketing Group Under License from BMG Film & TV Music
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A Parallel
1 February 2005 | by (Utah, USA) – See all my reviews

I wasn't sure what to expect when I watched this movie. I was sure quite how it would fit with the Dirty Dancing title, but once I turned it on I was enraptured. I couldn't turn away and when it was over and watched it a second time.

I was uncertain at first what I would think because I'd heard it was a Sequel, I'd heard it was a Prequel and I'd heard it was a remake. But when I came out of watching it, I felt it was a movie in it's own right. If anything it was a Parallel. It present the same kind of feelings and emotions as the original Dirty Dancing. Other than that it was it's own movie.

Romola was fabulous and Diego was just so easy to watch. They had great chemistry that made the whole thing believable and realistic. I could watch them dance all day. And the music made me want to dance myself if I knew how.


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