Take The Lead

Take The Lead

Take The Lead

Inspired by a true story. Pierre Dulane (Antonio Banderas), a professional ballroom dancer, volunteers to teach at a poor New York public school. His classical methods clash with the students' hip hopping ways, so he works with them to merge the two styles into a new dance form. 

2006Rating: PG, contains adult themes108 minsUSA
DramaMusical

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Take The Lead / Reviews

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Antonio Banderas is reason enough to see the movie...

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

The dancing, the music, and Banderas' charisma keep the tempo upbeat. As a result, the film works better as entertainment rather than as inspiration...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Things hold together longer than they would have without Banderas' commanding, committed performance...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

As a drama it's only so-so, and all those wanting the true story should watch documentary Mad Hot Ballroom instead, but the energy and rhythm keep it moving along gracefully...

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