Mad Hot Ballroom New York fifth graders do the merengue and the tango — a hilarious image, since they're oblivious to the sensual aspect of the dances. This… Mad Hot Ballroom New York fifth graders do the merengue and the tango — a hilarious image, since they're oblivious to the sensual aspect of the dances. This… 2005-05-13 PG PT105M Documentary Paramount Classics
Movie Review

Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)

MPAA Rating: PG
EW's GRADE
B

Details Limited Release: May 13, 2005; Rated: PG; Length: 105 Minutes; Genre: Documentary; Distributor: Paramount Classics

New York fifth graders do the merengue and the tango — a hilarious image, since they're oblivious to the sensual aspect of the dances. This documentary flirts with treating children as exotic pets, yet it ends up as a testament to kids who swing.

Originally posted May 30, 2005 Published in issue #823 Jun 03, 2005 Order article reprints