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Gotta Kick It Up! (2002)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 26 July 2002
A school dance team get a new lease of life thanks to a teacher who lets them in on the secret of Latin rhythms for a big competition.

Director:

Ramón Menéndez

Writers:

Meghan Cole (story), Nancy De Los Santos (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Camille Guaty ... Daisy
America Ferrera ... Yolanda
Jhoanna Flores Jhoanna Flores ... Alyssa (as Joanna Flores)
Suilma Rodriguez ... Marisol
Sabrina Wiener Sabrina Wiener ... Esmeralda
Miguel Sandoval ... Principal Zavala
Erik Alexander Gavica Erik Alexander Gavica ... Chuy
Susan Egan ... Heather Bartlett
Elizabeth Sung ... Ms. Kim
Gina Gallego ... Alyssa's Mother
Gerry Del Sol ... Alyssa's Father
Valente Rodriguez ... Mr. Reyna
Anita Ortega Anita Ortega ... Mrs. Reyna
Yvonne Farrow ... Lynell
Ahmad Stoner ... Gomez
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This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and are able to win; not only to themselves, but to their parents and coach. Using the chant "si, se puede" or "yes, I can" the Dance team builds their confidence to perform. Written by Anonymous

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Yes We Can!

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Trivia

This is one of only a few 'based on a true story' movies that the Disney Channel has ever created. See more »

Goofs

Esmerelda is wearing a striped shirt in the scene with the music box. In the office, it's a different shirt, yet in the next shot, she's wearing the striped shirt again. See more »

Quotes

Chuy: What about our plans?
Daisy: I'm 15! I don't want to be all settled!
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It was good if you like that kind of thing
10 October 2005 | by wazzooteeSee all my reviews

this movie was pretty good. its about a bunch of girls who really need extra credit, so they try out for the dance team, and since none of them are at all good at dancing, they all make it. but they have serious problem both at home and with the teacher. the storyline wasn't great, but the actors were good and it has a good moral. i wouldn't recommend it if your not into dance, or music. if you weren't then you would find it a total bore. if you are on a dance team or are a cheerleader, then this would be a good movie for you (especially for a cheerleader, you could learn the cheer. its really not that hard. you just have to be flexible).


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gotta Kick It Up! See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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