“Save The Last Dance” Was Released In Theaters 20 Years Ago Today!


Roommates, it’s formally been 20 years since one of the very best dance films ever, “Save The Last Dance“, was released! Back in 2001, fans flocked to movie theaters to see “Save The Last Dance” and shortly made it an prompt traditional.

There are films that you just get pleasure from and films that at all times have a particular place in your coronary heart—and for a lot of, “Save The Last Dance” is that film. It had heaps of dancing of course, however there was additionally a love triangle, racial tensions, the loss of a guardian, a minor gang rivalry and extra.

Made throughout Julia Stiles’ string of profitable teen movies (together with the hit “10 Things I Hate About You” with Heath Ledger,) “Save The Last Dance” centered round her character Sara attending an inside metropolis Chicago highschool, the place she naturally finds love with a wise Black male pupil (performed by Sean Patrick Thomas) who teaches her how dance and shed some of her uptight ballerina demeanor. However, it’s additionally notable for being the movie that introduced Kerry Washington to the leisure mainstream.

The movie spent two weeks on the prime of the field workplace and shortly turned a fan favourite with quotable traces and iconic dance scenes.

Julia and Sean received an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss and she or he additionally received for Best Female Performance, whereas her heated altercation with Nikki (performed by the ageless Bianca Lawson) racked up a Teen Choice Award for Best Fight.

It’s arduous to consider it’s been 20 years, but it surely nonetheless looks like the primary time we noticed it. Happy twentieth Anniversary!


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