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Dance with Me (1998)

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Rafael comes to Houston from Cuba to work at John's dance studio. He meets Ruby, a cute dance instructor there. Chemistry? Will John know he's Rafael's dad?

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Randa Haines

Writer:

Daryl Matthews
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Williams ... Ruby Sinclair
Chayanne ... Rafael Infante
Kris Kristofferson ... John Burnett
Joan Plowright ... Bea Johnson
Jane Krakowski ... Patricia
Beth Grant ... Lovejoy
Harry Groener ... Michael
William Marquez William Marquez ... Stefano
Scott Paetty Scott Paetty ... Steve
Rick Valenzuela Rick Valenzuela ... Julian Marshall
Chaz Oswill Chaz Oswill ... Peter
Liz Curtis Liz Curtis ... Kim
Bill Applebaum Bill Applebaum ... Don Harrington
Angelo Pagán ... Cuban Mailman (as Angelo Pagan)
Victor Marcel Victor Marcel ... Fernando
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Storyline

Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas. It soon becomes clear Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby is the biggest hope for the studio at the championship. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Dance with me See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shut Up and Dance See more »

Filming Locations:

Dominican Republic See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,507,663, 23 August 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,814,088, 18 October 1998
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Screenwriter Daryl Matthews was himself a former professional ballroom and salsa dancer and teacher. See more »

Goofs

In the final dance of the competition, when Ruby is imagining that Rafael is dancing with her, you see Julian's hand on her torso as Rafael's hand pulls away. See more »

Quotes

Julian Marshall: Watch your tempo
Ruby Sinclair: Watch your ego!
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Crazy Credits

Ending credits show scenes from the movie See more »

Connections

Referenced in Special Collector's Edition: La princesa prometida (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Want You, Miss You, Love You
Written by Rob Mathes
Performed by Jon Secada
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wonderful dancing to wonderful music
24 November 1999 | by RudeRuthSee all my reviews

Yes, Virginia, the plot is cliched but isn't that true of most musicals? What this movie has going for it is dancing, music and stars who are beautiful, charming and talented. The dance scene in the Latin bar is worth the price of admission. If you like the Latin beat and want to watch pros dancing it, this movie is for you. It made this sedentary old broad rock her lounger.


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