Take the Lead

Take the Lead (2006)

Never Follow

  • Genre: Comedy, Music, Drama
  • Release Date: 2006-03-17
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 453 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulane.

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  • Antonio Banderas

    as Pierre Dulaine
  • Rob Brown

    as Rock
  • Yaya DaCosta

    as LaRhette
  • Alfre Woodard

    as Augustine James
  • John Ortiz

    as Mr. Temple
  • Laura Benanti

    as Tina
  • Katya Virshilas

    as Morgan
  • Jenna Dewan

    as Sasha
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Production Ray Liotta Executive Producer
Sound Aaron Zigman Original Music Composer
Production Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Production Diane Nabatoff Producer
Production Christopher Godsick Producer
Production Matt Moore Executive Producer
Camera Alex Nepomniaschy Director of Photography
Production Mark Kaufman Executive Producer
Production Michelle Grace Producer
Editing Robert Ivison Editor
Directing Liz Friedlander Director
Writing Dianne Houston Screenplay
Production Mathew Hart Executive Producer
Sound Swizz Beatz Original Music Composer