Save the Last Dance

Save the Last Dance

"The Only Person You Need To Be Is Yourself."
  • PG-13
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 6.2  (57,560)
  • 53

Save the Last Dance is a great movie. It takes place in New York. A white girl who loves to dance and has a chance at getting into one of the leading dance schools ends up moving in with her father after her mother passes away when she was involved in an accident. Her father and her have an estranged relationship to say the least. When she goes to live with her father, the girl has to change schools. It's in the ghetto of New York and she finds that as a white person, she is the minority. She meets a girl in the halls and the two become friends. When she goes to the club with a fake ID and meets the girl's brother she falls for him. She had given up on dance, but challenged him. He thinks that she should take up dancing again and take another chance at trying out for the dance school as she was supposed to do the day her mother was in the car accident. Things were going well. She found her friend was a single mom. She found that the hood wasn't that bad. She starts dating the brother and has issues with his ex girlfriend who feels that she doesn't belong there and she doesn't belong with the man since she is white and he is black. The next thing you find is that her friend is telling her that she doesn't fit in. That she should quit trying to understand things which are confusing to her since she never had to live this life as a black woman. Her boyfriend and her get in a fight and break up. He had gotten into med school, but he went back to running with the same group. He had helped her to get in shape with a dance routine and all. When they argue, he starts running with the gang member. When he goes on a run the day she is to try out, he realizes that his sister was the one who put bad thoughts in her head and ran her off. He showed up to show his support when she went to try out and showed her that a black man didn't have to have a role model. He could choose to become an honorable black man. He proved that there was nothing wrong with interracial dating as well.

Save the Last Dance
Save The Last Dance
Save The Last Dance

Trailer - 2 min 31 sec

First Dance At Club: Scene
First Dance At Club: Scene

Clip - 59 sec

Sean Patrick Thomas: Soundbite
Sean Patrick Thomas: Soundbite

Interview - 28 sec

Julia Stiles: Soundbites
Julia Stiles: Soundbites

Interview - 1 min 29 sec

Save The Last Dance: Epk
Save The Last Dance: Epk

Behind the Scenes - 3 min 52 sec

Look Country: Scene
Look Country: Scene

Clip - 57 sec

Description
Save the Last Dance is a great movie. It takes place in New York. A white girl who loves to dance and has a chance at getting into one of the leading dance schools ends up moving in with her father after her mother passes away when she was involved in an accident. Her father and her have an estranged relationship to say the least. When she goes to live with her father, the girl has to change schools. It's in the ghetto of New York and she finds that as a white person, she is the minority. She meets a girl in the halls and the two become friends. When she goes to the club with a fake ID and meets the girl's brother she falls for him. She had given up on dance, but challenged him. He thinks that she should take up dancing again and take another chance at trying out for the dance school as she was supposed to do the day her mother was in the car accident.

Things were going well. She found her friend was a single mom. She found that the hood wasn't that bad. She starts dating the brother and has issues with his ex girlfriend who feels that she doesn't belong there and she doesn't belong with the man since she is white and he is black.

The next thing you find is that her friend is telling her that she doesn't fit in. That she should quit trying to understand things which are confusing to her since she never had to live this life as a black woman. Her boyfriend and her get in a fight and break up. He had gotten into med school, but he went back to running with the same group. He had helped her to get in shape with a dance routine and all. When they argue, he starts running with the gang member. When he goes on a run the day she is to try out, he realizes that his sister was the one who put bad thoughts in her head and ran her off. He showed up to show his support when she went to try out and showed her that a black man didn't have to have a role model. He could choose to become an honorable black man. He proved that there was nothing wrong with interracial dating as well.

Save the Last Dance is a 2001 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 52 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 53.

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  • Release Date
    2001
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 52 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (57,560)
  • Metascore
    53