Gotta Dance
Gotta Dance (2009)

"Gotta Dance" is "Bad New Bears: morphed into the flip side of "Mad Hot Ballroom.". "Gotta Dance," the movie, chronicles the debut of the New Jersey Nets' first-ever senior hip-hop dance team, 12 women… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 31, 2009
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alissa Simon
Variety

Heartwarming and full of self-deprecating humor, albeit somewhat over-long and repetitive.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Dori Berinstein's enjoyable documentary is about a 60-and-older hip-hop dance team.

Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

I couldn't believe I found myself thinking, "Gosh, I can't wait to get old."

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

It's a charmer in its own right.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Although the movie's editing and photography are lively, and its subjects are interesting, life didn't cooperate by offering up much drama.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Engaging look at a troupe of senior-citizen hip-hop dancers.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Despite its engaging message and lovable stars, Gotta Dance is more a TV newsmagazine segment than a full-length feature.

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Gia Kourlas
Time Out New York

The 12 members of the NETSational Seniors -- all women but one and all over 60 -- aren't boring, yet this dull, repetitive documentary is content to recycle clichés about aging and dancing in lieu of saying anything specific.

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Steve Ramos
Boxoffice Magazine

A stehigh-energy, fun-loving audience pleaser.

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