Dance with Me 1998

Critics score:
50 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times: What is it about dance, that most joyous of arts, that inspires so many bad movies? Read more

Susan Stark, Detroit News: Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times: Although Dance With Me disappoints on almost every level, it still leaves you mildly elated... Read more

Jack Mathews, Los Angeles Times: Throughout the film, Haines treats...banal moments as epiphanies, telegraphing every feeling and thought with annoying coyness. Read more

Paul Tatara, This film's storyline couldn't be more pedestrian if it tried. Read more

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Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail: Although the movie bubbles occasionally, it never boils. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: As far as feel-good movies go, this one works in spite of a bloated running length (over two hours) and a plot that could use an injection of originality. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: The movie sees Ruby, the Williams character, clearly and with surprising truthfulness; she has a depth associated with more serious movies. Read more

Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle: Promises to be one of the summer's best date movies. Read more

Charlotte O'Sullivan, Time Out: The use of Plowright as a middle-aged frump wanting to get in on the sexy action is deeply patronizing. Read more

Leonard Klady, Variety: The real creative opportunities lie in visual and choreographic options, and Haines doesn't miss a beat in either department. Read more