- 1 hr 46 min
Tap is a 1989 musical drama. The film centers on a young man by the name of Max Washington who has just been released from prison for burglary. Max Washington is also an avid tap dancer is determined to make his way to fame with his talent. However, Max Washington is going to have to overcome several obstacles to reach his goals. He is confronted with a local gangster attempting to control his daughter’s dancing on Broadway, his desire to reopen a club, and the changing state of dance. Max Washington eventually lands his chance at fame dancing at a professional level. However, he has to decide if he wants to dance the way the Man wants him to, or the way that his heart desires. Tap was written and directed by Nick Castle. The character of Max is played by Gregory Hines. The film is famous for featuring Sammy Davis Jr. as Max’s father, the late club owner.