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Dance Flick (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Music | 22 May 2009 (USA)
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Street dancer Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

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Charity
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A-Con
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Ron
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Nora
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Sugar Bear
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Ms. Cameltoé
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Glynn
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Street dancer Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

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Action | Comedy | Music

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content throughout, and language | See all certifications »

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22 May 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Snowflake  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,622,450 (USA) (22 May 2009)

Gross:

$25,615,792 (USA) (17 July 2009)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lochlyn Munro: the uncredited role of Coach Effron is played by Lochlyn Munro, a regular player in Wayans Brothers movies. See more »

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Charity's baby is played by at least 4 different babies. See more »

Quotes

Megan: I don't think I can do this.
Thomas: Remember the routine you use to do at the club?
[Megan nods]
Thomas: Do that and you'll be great.
Megan: Okay.
[Megan appears sitting on a chair and taps her legs and heels together in the air, followed by a routine of dancing against a stripper pole while saying, "Ohhh! Yeah. Woo!"]
Thomas: I didn't mean that club.
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Connections

References Employee of the Month (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Poetic Love
Written by Mladen Franko
Courtesy of Sonoton Music
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Honey, this film cannot step up for the last dance so let's not stomp the yard to see it.
4 September 2009 | by (Edinburgh.) – See all my reviews

A spoof movie brought to you by the Wayans brothers (who, at the last count managed to supply approximately half of the entire Earth's population) is a movie to be wary of. They might be a little better than Jason Friedberg/Aaron Seltzer at times but usually not by much.

I am not going to bother recounting the plot here (it's basically Save The Last Dance with a bunch of references to similar movies thrown in) so will just get through some brief thoughts on the film.

Shoshana Bush was a cute, likable leading actress and Damon Wayans Jr. was actually pretty funny too. In fact, I can admit that most of the actors did okay with the material they were given.

Just look at the list of movies referenced here and consider one thing

  • how dated all of this already feels. It's like watching your uncle


breakdance at your eighteenth birthday party, just sad sad sad.

Despite how dated or obvious many of the gags were I did actually laugh on a few occasions. Yes, most of the comedy was juvenile or just dumb but dumb can still be funny at times and some of the dance-off moments, in particular, were worth a giggle.

Finally, if nothing else, it was worth seeing for one amusing poke at Twilight.

Fans of the Wayans brothers movies will probably already have rushed out to lap this up and a lot of other people will have steered well clear. Which is kind of how it should be. However, if you find yourself stuck with the prospect of watching it then it's, as Douglas Adams once called our entire planet, mostly harmless.

See this if you like: Save The Last Dance, Scary Movie, Superhero Movie.


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