Tap Poster

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
An ex-con just released from jail, Max Washington (Gregory Hines), is a veteran burglar, but he's also a talented tap dancer. Reuniting with his girlfriend, Amy (Suzzanne Douglas), Max is approached by her father, Little Mo (Sammy Davis Jr.), about a new dance production. Max's criminal past, in the form of his old buddy, Nicky (Joe Morton), also comes knocking, however, and he must decide between embracing dance and lapsing into his delinquent ways.

Cast: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover, Joe Morton, Dick Anthony Williams, Terrence E. McNally, Howard "Sandman" Sims

Director: Nick Castle

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Beco Films, TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Temptation, Engaging, 1980s, Girlfriend, Father, Spirited, New York City, Transformation