Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13   |    |  Drama, Music, Romance

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A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.




  • Julia Stiles in Save the Last Dance (2001)
  • Director Thomas Carter
  • Terry Kinney in Save the Last Dance (2001)
  • Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas in Save the Last Dance (2001)
  • Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas in Save the Last Dance (2001)
  • Kerry Washington in Save the Last Dance (2001)

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17 January 2001 | Klops
Save your money.
Wow... That's all I could say. I went into this movie not expecting much, and boy, was I disappointed. OK, unbelievable, sappy and predictable. That's to be expected of a teenie bopper love story (heck, who doesn't love a little sap now and then?), but ugh. Very shallow plot, poor acting (I usually like Julia Stiles), really bad ballet, and just plain stupidity. I found myself checking my watch at the end to see if it had really only been two hours I had been in the theatre and wishing I had done something else for those two hours that I can never get back. I was trying to find some redeeming quality, but none came.

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,444,930 14 January 2001

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