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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Romance, Drama  |  27 February 2004 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Rated PG-13 for sensuality | See all certifications »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$131,416 (South Africa) (29 October 2004)
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Diego Luna (Javier) is not a trained dancer, but learned the dances he needed for the movie in about six weeks. He has said that normally, he dances best with a few beers in him. See more »

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The red dress that the maid shows Katey is different from the one that she wore to the country club. See more »

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Jeannie Miller: [Katey has found out that her family is leaving. She's struggling to comb through her wet hair] Give me that comb. When you were little, you used to hide under the bed when I tried to comb out these knots. Katey, your father's been the only man in my life, so I don't know what it's like to say good-bye to someone. Saying good-bye to dancing, the other love of my life, broke my heart. Then you were born and then Susie, and I loved you both so much that I...
Katey Miller: You're saying I'll get over it.
Jeannie Miller: No, I'm...
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Quiereme
Written, Arranged and Conducted by Angel "Cucco" Peña
Published by Altamar Music
Performed by the Julio Daivel Big Band
Produced by Angel "Cucco" Peña and Manny Benito
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I had the time of my life again!
22 March 2005 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Katey moves to Havana with her family in 1958. Her family expect her to date a rich buy, but then she meets the Cuban waiter Javier, he introduces her to the sensual Cuban dance'n'music. When he loses his job, indirectly because of Katey, she asks her to enter and win a dancing competition with her, so that he can take his family to America. They meet secretly and dance right in each others hearts! When the revolution breaks out, the young couple tries to prove that their love is worth fighting for. I would have liked them to just call it Havana Nights, instead, because many people have high expectations about it because of the title. If you liked the first Dirty Dancing you will love this. It is a beautiful movie about how dancing brings to young people together and mix the afro-Cuban rhythms with ballroom dance and it looks fantastic! I LOVE this movie, and the music is absolutely amazing! It makes you want to dance and I feel alive when I see the movie. If you want to have a big musical experience filed with love and drama, then enjoy every minute of this film! I hope you will let yourself flowed away to the Cuban music!


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