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Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)

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Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Madonna ... Herself
Donna DeLory Donna DeLory ... Herself - Vocals and Dancer (as Donna Delory)
Niki Harris Niki Harris ... Herself - Vocals and Dancer (as Niki Harris)
Luis Camacho ... Himself - Dancer
Oliver Crumes Jr. Oliver Crumes Jr. ... Himself - Dancer (as Oliver Crumes)
Salim Gauwloos Salim Gauwloos ... Himself - Dancer
Kevin Alexander Stea ... Himself - Dancer (as Kevin Stea)
Gabriel Trupin Gabriel Trupin ... Himself - Dancer
Carlton Wilborn ... Himself - Dancer
Sharon Gault Sharon Gault ... Herself - Mama Make-up
Joanne Gair Joanne Gair ... Herself - Madonna's Make-up
Jai Winding Jai Winding ... Himself - Keyboards
Jonathan Moffett Jonathan Moffett ... Himself - Drums
David Williams David Williams ... Himself - Guitar
Luis Conte Luis Conte ... Himself - Percussion
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Storyline

From the rain of Japan, through threats of arrest for 'public indecency' in Canada, and a birthday tribute to her father in Detroit, this documentary follows Madonna on her 1990 'Blond Ambition' concert tour. Filmed in black and white, with the concert pieces in glittering MTV color, it is an intimate look at the work of the music performer, from a prayer circle with the dancers before each performance to bed games with the dance troupe afterwards. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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See the truth. Madonna dares you. See more »

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual dialogue and situations | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Truth or Dare See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$15,012,935

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$29,012,935
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Documents Madonna's first major tour of the 1990s beginning 13 April 1990 in Mukuhari, Japan and ending 5 August in Nice, France. The tour hit 27 cities and sold out every show except in Italy where one show was canceled due apparently to objections over its content. See more »

Goofs

When Madonna is talking to Chris after the show in Detroit, her ponytail is removed first, then it's back on, then we see it getting removed again. See more »

Quotes

Madonna: [after learning Toronto police will arrest her if she simulates masturbation on-stage] Last time I was on tour, Sean was in jail. I guess it's my turn.
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Crazy Credits

All through the end credits Madonna and her dancers' voices are heard getting ready for bed and after the credits are done Madonna is shown saying, "I'm just gonna push this button and the camera's gonna go off now. Ok?" See more »

Alternate Versions

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Madonna takes herself very seriously
10 July 2009 | by dierregiSee all my reviews

I watched this movie for the first time in 2009, almost twenty years after its release and this proves I am not a big Madonna fan. In fact, I never particularly liked or disliked her. I thought she was "cool" in "Desperately seeking Susan", but that was the "Into the Groove" time, when she had just started her rise.

The "Blonde Ambition" tour was probably the top of Madonna's career, and this would-be documentary shows her at her most unbearable. Somebody mentioned that it shines a light on her "human" side (as if she was some sort of alien), but in truth she comes across as a controlling, pretentious bitch who goes out of her way to humiliate and annoy people. Hardly the best human side one can show. Even the visit to her mother's grave is disgustingly theatrical. Instead of making you feel sorry for the child of five who lost her mum it makes you feel sorry for the spoiled brat she became.

Of course we all know that Madonna built her career on sex and the Catholic religion and by now I doubt anybody would be shocked by her swinging crucifix or her masturbation. However, tasteful it was not... and still isn't. The part filmed on stage is disappointing because some of songs performed are just not good, no matter how much sex is thrown in to spice them.

The "documentary" part is embarrassing to watch. It was interesting for me to see that Madonna had a crush on Antonio Banderas, but at the time he was married with a pretty Spanish lady (who looked a lot better both of Madonna and Melanie Griffith). Warren Beatty makes the only decent comment about the whole filming, but he is also brushed off and humiliated, not to mention the poor Costner.

I am not a Costner fan either, but his comment sounded rather sarcastic to me ("Neat" applied to the overbearing and vulgar show sounds like a sarcastic way to say "It sucked"), but looks like Madonna did not get the joke. She definitely takes herself very seriously when she describes herself as an "artist" who will not change anything in her show, even if she risks to get arrested for "indecent exposure" or any such like - very unlikely - charge.

Finally, when she talks to her father she is so arrogant and dismissive that I felt sorry for the poor guy. She even uses the word "chatartic" with the intent of confuse her father; but looks like she herself had no clue as to what that word means.

Madonna was an icon of the 80's and early 90's and possibly a decent singer, but for sure she was never a great actress and definitely not somebody with any sense of humor.


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