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Overall B

Dance instructor Pierre Dulaine (Antonio Banderas) knows just the cure for the delinquent behavior exhibited by students at an inner-city high school. But his offer to teach them manners and life skills through ballroom dancing is met with skepticism from teachers and pupils alike.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material, language and some violence

Take the Lead

The most recent home video release of this movie is August 28, 2006. Here are some details…

Take the Lead dances onto DVD with a chorus line of deleted scenes, an audio commentary and some featurettes.

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To see how ballroom dancing has really affected New York City’s public schools, view Mad Hot Ballroom. Another teacher helps his inner-city students rise above their environment by teaching them the mysteries of math and calculus in the movie Stand and Deliver (also based on a true story).