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"The Dirtiest Dancing Of Them All!"
  • PG
  • 1988
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 4.8  (1,260)

Salsa is a 1988 romantic drama film that tells the story of a young man named Rico (played by Draco Rosa) who dreams of being a salsa singer and dancer. The film is set in Spanish Harlem, New York, where Rico lives with his grandmother and younger sister. Rico is a talented singer and dancer who has a deep passion for salsa. He spends most of his time at the local salsa clubs, where he hones his skills and dreams of one day becoming a professional dancer. His girlfriend, Vicki (played by Magali Alvarado), is also a dancer who shares his love for salsa.

One day, Rico meets a beautiful and talented dancer named Luna (played by Angela Alvarado), who is performing with a salsa band at the club. Rico is immediately smitten with her and is drawn to her energy and charisma on the dance floor. Luna is also attracted to Rico and the two begin a passionate romance.

However, their relationship is put to the test when Luna's ex-boyfriend, Ken (played by Rodney Harvey), returns to town. Ken is a talented salsa dancer who has his eyes set on winning the upcoming salsa competition. He is also jealous of Rico and determined to get Luna back.

As the competition approaches, tensions rise between Rico and Ken, and their rivalry culminates in a dramatic dance-off that leaves the audience on the edge of their seats. In the end, only one of them can be crowned the salsa king, and both Rico and Ken must face the consequences of their actions.

Salsa is a captivating and high-energy film that captures the spirit of New York's salsa scene in the late 1980s. The film features an incredible soundtrack of classic songs from some of the most iconic salsa artists of the time, including Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, and Willie Colón.

The dance sequences in the film are electrifying and showcase the talent and passion of the actors, who trained extensively to perfect their salsa moves. The film also explores themes of love, passion, and rivalry, and the challenges that arise when pursuing one's dreams.

Overall, Salsa is a timeless classic that continues to inspire and entertain audiences around the world. Its vibrant music, striking visuals, and powerful performances make it a must-see for anyone who loves salsa or is a fan of romantic dramas.

Salsa is a 1988 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.8.

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    1 hr 37 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    4.8  (1,260)