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Take the Lead

A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system. While his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer Pierre Dulane.

Details

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Released: Mar 17th, 2006
Budget: N/A
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Rating:
Runtime: 108 Minutes
Genres: Drama / Music
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Take the Lead Main Cast

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Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
plays Pierre Dulaine
Yaya DaCosta
Yaya DaCosta
plays LaRhette
Rob Brown
Rob Brown
plays Rock
Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
plays Augustine James
John Ortiz
John Ortiz
plays Mr. Temple
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Originally, Antonio Banderas turned down the part of Pierre when he looked at the script and realized the whole film was about ballroom dancing. The producers begged him for a few minutes for them to explain the story. After hearing this, viewing a documentary on and meeting the real Pierre, Banderas signed on.
  • Dante Basco played high school boy Ramos when he was 31 years old.
  • Movie Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the dance scene with Pierre and Morgan during the detention, they dance Argentine tango, which is not considered a ballroom dance. American and international tango, both ballroom dances, are completely different.
  • Movie Goof (boom mic visible): When Pierre is talking to a student in his dance studio, a boom microphone can be seen in the window behind the two characters.
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