Picture from Save The Last Dance
Overall C-

When Sara Johnson (Julia Stiles) moves in with her estranged father after her mother's accidental death, she has to learn some new moves to fit in with her school mates and their hip-hop culture.

Violence C
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, sexual content, language and brief drug references.

Talk to your kids about…

Save The Last Dance

Chenille’s character states, “You can’t help who you fall in love with.” Do you agree with her? Does this mean Chenille can do nothing about the dysfunctional relationship she has with her son’s father? Can your head be as important as your heart?

Derek’s character says, “Hip-Hop is as much about attitude as it is about dance.” What kind of attitude do you see portrayed in this style of dance and music?

Dance films were very popular during the 70’s and 80’s. This film and Center Stage seem to be attempts to revive the genre in the 2000’s.