Mad About Mambo
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An Irish boy obsessed with sports finds his life changing dramatically once he adds a little Salsa to his life in Mad About Mambo. Danny (William Ash) plays on the football team (called soccer in America) at the all-boys Catholic school he attends in Belfast. Danny's three best friends, who also play on the team, all have different ambitions for their lives. Mickey (Paul McLean) wants to be a fashion designer so he can get rich and date supermodels. Gary (Russell Smith) wants to become a magician so he can get rich and meet beautiful women (and presumably saw them in half). And Spike (Joe… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Nothing more than an ultra-formulaic Hollywood romantic fantasy grafted onto Belfast."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"Mad About Mambo's steps may be as familiar as the hokeypokey, but there's just enough gusto in the execution to make it a guilty pleasure."
‑ Cody Clark, Mr. Showbiz
"To put it politely, I'm glad I saw for free."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Ash and Russell ... generate just enough tension to keep the audience interested."
‑ John Hartl, Seattle Times
"Uninspired end result."
‑ Michael Rechtshaffen, Hollywood Reporter
"It's a sweet, funny story, and the choreography is mildly interesting, but we've seen this dance before."
‑ , E! Online
"Everything about the movie is fine and dandy and dull."
‑ Robert Horton, Film.com
"Boy falls for girl who wants to win dance contest. He learns all the steps, the girl becomes enamored of him, and . . . Well, you know. You've been there time and time again."
‑ Brandon Judell, PopcornQ
"But Ash is a charmer, and Russell (whose Irish accent is passable) flings around her fondly remembered mane with flirtatious gusto."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
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