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Lambada (1990)

PG | | Drama | 16 March 1990 (USA)
Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them ... See full summary »

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Joel Silberg

Writers:

Joel Silberg (story), Sheldon Renan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
J. Eddie Peck ... Kevin 'Blade' Laird
Melora Hardin ... Sandy Thomas
Adolfo Quinones ... Ramone (as Shabba Doo)
Leticia Vasquez Leticia Vasquez ... Pink Toes
Dennis Burkley ... Uncle Big
Rita Bland Rita Bland ... Lesley
Jimmy Locust Jimmy Locust ... Ricochet
Gina Ravera ... Funk Queen (as Gina Ravarra)
Matt Feemster ... Rudy Laird
Kristina Starman Kristina Starman ... Linda Laird
Basil Hoffman ... Supt. Leland
Kayla Blake ... Bookworm (as Elsie Sniffen)
Ricky Paull Goldin ... Dean
Debra Hopkins ... Muriel (as Debra Spagnoli)
Rick Mali Rick Mali ... Gang member
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Storyline

Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them academics. But when a jealous student exposes Kevin's double life, his two worlds collide, threatening his job and reputation. Written by Carolyne

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Plot Keywords:

lowrider | disco club | disco | club | taxi | See All (44) »

Taglines:

Set The Night On Fire

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

16 March 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ламбада See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,031,181, 18 March 1990

Gross USA:

$4,263,112

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,263,112
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Alphacine)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Called "the better of the two" from its rival The Forbidden Dance (1990). See more »

Goofs

On the car scene where Sandy is in the car with Laird, Principal Singleton arrives to chat with the him. As Singleton leaves, Sandy suddenly pops up and speaks with Laird. Singleton acts as if nothing's happening, when it is obvious he would've spot Sandy with Laird. See more »


Soundtracks

Tease Me, Please Me
Written by Sidney Justin (as Sidney A. Justin III) and Gregory Cantaen
Performed by Tony Terry
Produced by Sidney Justin (as Sidney A. Justin III) and Welton Gite
Published by Portrait/Solar Songs, Inc./Canpic Music (ASCAP)
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very good
5 July 2006 | by step_cuSee all my reviews

i would like to know the title of the songs please its very important for me. i could not find them any where and i told a lot of people to tell me but nothing .they could not find them. the film is perfect and is touchy,anyone who sad that its not good he is lying.the only thing is that i was expecting another ending.please help me to find the titles of the songs because i need them and i will really appreciate if any of you would send me the titles.any who can tell me can write a message and i will see it . thanks to whose who r interested and willing to help me . thanks this is Stephanie from Malta and all the maltese say hello to u


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