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Take the Lead

Rating:PG-13 (for thematic material, language and some violence)
Genre:Drama, Musical
Release Date:April 7, 2006
Running time:117 minutes
Cast:Antonio Banderas, Dante Basco, Lauren Collins, Jenna Dewan, Elijah Kelley
Director:Liz Friedlander
Producer:Christopher Godsick, Michelle Grace, Diane Nabatoff
Writer:Dianne Houston
Distributor:New Line Cinema

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Description: Inspired by a true story, Antonio Banderas stars as internationally acclaimed ballroom dancer Pierre Dulane. The film revolves around a professional dancer who volunteers to teach in the New York City public school system. But when his classic methods clash with his students' hip hop instincts, he teams up with them to create a new style of dance and becomes their mentor in the process. "Take the Lead" co-stars Alfre Woodard and marks the feature directing debut of veteran music video helmer Liz Friedlander.

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