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Dance Flick Movie Review Summary

Actors: Shoshana Bush, Damon Wayans Jr., Essence Atkins, Affion Crockett

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This is a parody of all the dance films with street dance battles and romance between the male and the female dancers. Damon Wayans, Jr. plays the lead character Thomas who falls in love with Megan (played by Shoshana Bush). Virtually all the popular dance movies are parodied in this comedy such as "Footloose", "You Got Served", the "Step-Up" series, "Stomp the Yard", and even "Hairspray". One recognizes key scenes or elements from all these other movies represented in comical ways.

The film starts with the classic dance showdown. Thomas urinates on the other team to challenge his opponent. The opponent spins on his head, turning so fast he goes through the floor like a drill. The score is tied so they need a dance off. Thomas tells his team they need to use a major new move to win, but it will likely result in somebody getting hurt. His teammate named D (played by Andrew McFarlane) steps up. He spins on his head also, but the challengers have oiled the floor, so he spins out of control, out into the street, onto an overpass, and off the edge, dying in the process and they lose the match. This makes the big boss angry because he loses $5,000 on the outcome. He is really big because all he does is eat.

Megan rides the train. A fat woman gets on with rowdy kids that hit Megan. The woman asks if she is a dancer. Megan tells a sad story how her mother died, then has a flashback of dancing like in the movie "Little Miss Sunshine." The judges hit her in the face with a pie. The woman moves away from her, as she doesn't want to hear any more. When the train arrives at the station Megan's father is there. He asks her, "Do you have any baggage?" She says, her mom is dead and he left when she was a kid. He said he meant luggage. He takes her to his dumpy apartment. In the street, a rapper raps about all the crimes he committed. The police use it as a confession and arrest him.

When Megan goes to high school, she meets Charity (played by Essence Atkins). Charity brings her baby to school to make sure it is safe, then hangs it in her locker. Megan's dance teacher is Ms. Cameltoe who is so mean that kids comitt suicide during class. Charity gives Megan a makeover that turns her into a black person. Charity's boyfriend is called Baby Daddy (played by Shawn Wayans). He wants to come over to pick up the baby. He picks the baby up for a few seconds then puts it back down.   A-Con (played by Affion Crockett) suggests they kill the Boss, instead of paying him back the money he lost. Thomas will not agree, instead he thinks they will win the final dance off to get the money to pay the Boss.

At the final dance contest, Megan does a pole dance like a stripper. A-con and Thomas dance in short shorts and roller skates. The judges call it a tie. Each team gets one more move that will be the deciding factor. The opposing team pulls off the move that killed D in the beginning of the movie. Suddenly, the Boss arrives and does a fat guy routine that literally crushed the competition when he lands on them.
Then Mrs. Cameltoe arrives. She makes her vagina do beat-box sounds. Thomas and Megan get together for the happy ending.
Best part of story, including ending: Since I have seen all the other dance movies, the parodies are really amusing.

Best scene in story: At the end when Mrs. Cameltoe gets her vagina to make noises. It's a riot.

Opinion about the main character: Thomas is funny being so goofy.

The review of this Movie prepared by Willi Vision a Level 31 Creepy Stalker Barn Owl scholar





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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   dancer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   dancer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of dancing

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