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PG-13| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Sara (Julia Stiles) is moved from a small Midwestern town to the south side of Chicago when her mother dies in a car accident, and must live with her father. She soon falls for an African American teenager (Sean Patrick Thomas) at her new high school and he has less than an idyllic past. They share a love for dance (ballet and hip hop respectively) and together they tackle the problems that go with an interracial relationship.

Cast: Julia Stiles , Sean Patrick Thomas , Kerry Washington , Fredro Starr , Terry Kinney , Bianca Lawson , Vince Green , Garland Whitt

Director: Thomas Carter

Genres: Romance

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Save the Last Dance (2001)

Release Date: January 12th, 2001|1 hr. 52 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 60
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Carter can't sidestep the script's cliches, so he wisely cuts to the fancy footwork whenever possible. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is more like an epic "After School Special" -- preachy, runny and oddly warm. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Thomas' easygoing warmth helps to melt Stiles' icy veneer, and one of Dance's few pleasures is an extended musical segment where she tries to ape his homeboy posturings. show more

  • September 07, 2008 Pnd530
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    I love this movie I watch it over and over again, and I think Julia Stiles is great

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