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Sing (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama | 31 March 1989 (USA)
A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.


Richard Baskin (as Richard J. Baskin)


Dean Pitchford
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorraine Bracco ... Miss Lombardo
Peter Dobson ... Dominic
Jessica Steen ... Hannah Gottschalk
Louise Lasser ... Rosie
George DiCenzo ... Mr. Marowitz
Patti LaBelle ... Mrs. DeVere
Susan Peretz ... Mrs. Tucci
Laurnea Wilkerson Laurnea Wilkerson ... Zena
Rachel Sweet ... Cecelia (singer)
Scott Wentworth Scott Wentworth ... Freddy
David Coury David Coury ... Mickey
Yank Azman ... Mr. Frye (as Jank Azman)
Jason Blicker ... Ari
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Stanley
Adam Kositsky Adam Kositsky ... Nathan


A woman returns to her high school as a teacher and convinces the school punk to become involved in the schools annual production "sing". When the board of education decides to close the school and refuses to allow the annual event to be held, the neighborhood and students come together to put the event on one last time. A cross between "Fame" and "Footloose". Written by Tony Laird <garde@iname.com>

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Release Date:

31 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Um Passo da Fama See more »


Box Office


$11,500,000 (estimated)

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TriStar Pictures See more »
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Color (Technicolor)
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Did You Know?


When Dominic picks up a bread stick at Hannah's 18th, she lowers her hand from her brow in a closeup shot, and then again in a wide angle. See more »


We'll Never Say Goodbye
Written by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Art Garfunkel
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An all time favorite like "Dirty Dancing!"
22 July 2002 | by Shadyrockstar14See all my reviews

I have loved this movie since I was younger. The only version I have is taped off of tv and it's so old and worn that the quality is pretty bad. This movie is an all time favorite of mine, to me it's a classic like Dirty Dancing. Yeah it is a little cliched, but I always cry at the ending. I just graduated high school the end of May and this movie gives me inspiration, and I loved the senior class's performance of Atlantis, it not only signifies the end of their school, but also of their time together, but they celebrate and rejoice, and yeah I still cried, but it also makes me excited for the time I had and the times yet to come. I think it's a wonderful inspirational message and theme, and nobody second rates themself to impress some stupid boy aka "Grease"-yes a classic favorite of mine, but she gives up all her values and morals for some grease head, plus some of the songs are pretty dirty, that old classic loved so much has a hint a bad moral and theme. ANYWAYS I love Sing in fact right now I'm trying to find a real copy, that's not half black and white with faltering sound, because I love the songs! I have a TAPE of the soundtrack, so I'm not sure how to get a recent copy. AWESOME MOVIE, BACK TO THE BASICS, which I think is important to have in society today.

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