Movie Review: 'Save the Last Dance' | EW.com

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Save the Last Dance Clean, conservative, Footloose-style 1980s teenage sexuality is back in this wan, formulaic Romeo and Juliet story in which girl (Julia Stiles...Save the Last DanceDrama, Musical, ComedyPT112MPG-13 Clean, conservative, Footloose-style 1980s teenage sexuality is back in this wan, formulaic Romeo and Juliet story in which girl (Julia Stiles...2001-01-26Terry KinneyFredro StarrKerry WashingtonTerry Kinney, Fredro Starr, Kerry WashingtonParamount Pictures
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Save the Last Dance

Genre: Drama, Musical, Comedy; Starring: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Terry Kinney, Fredro Starr, Kerry Washington; Director: Thomas Carter; Author: Duane Adler; Producer (group): Cort/Madden Productions; Release Date Wide: 01/12/2001; Runtime (in minutes): 112; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Clean, conservative, Footloose-style 1980s teenage sexuality is back in this wan, formulaic Romeo and Juliet story in which girl (Julia Stiles) meets boy (Sean Patrick Thomas) on the club dance floor, and hip-hop their way to maturity. They both learn that you should never give up on your dreams and that love is all you need, but the story is afraid to pump up the volume on compelling issues of interracial romance. C-