Dancing at the Blue Iguana
Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000)

Interwoven stories about the various secrets kept by the women who 'bare it all' at Los Angeles strip clubs. The drama follows a range of issues from one woman's attempt to become a foster mother, to another's unplanned… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 1, 2000
DVD Release Date: December 25, 2001
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Critic Score: 23% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Berardinelli

This, I suppose, is what happens when a director allows his actors to put together a movie -- it's sort of like letting the inmates run the asylum.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Mostly this is a whole lot of chain-smoking and griping about men. You'd be better off renting Demi Moore's Striptease.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

There's a lot of tepid exotic dancing as the girls' writhe and slither around the pole.

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Michael Atkinson
Mr. Showbiz

A predictable exercise in fake tawdriness and half-nude psychodrama.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Even if Dancing at the Blue Iguana can't rise to the level of the performances of Hannah, Oh and others, it is nonetheless engaging, not without humor and an aura of authenticity.

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Christopher Null

After a full hour of Iguana I was watching the DVD counter tick by in slow motion.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

More than anything, Dancing at the Blue Iguana is an acting showcase that allows its stars to strut their emotional range.

Michael Dequina

Always a more interesting acting exercise than compelling drama.

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Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

Too often the uneven script is either hopelessly strained or tediously lackadaisical.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Coxxie Mild Sauce
great boobs... dont watch for story
Chris Weber
This film gives a very poignant, truthful, insightful, and artistic look into the world of exotic dancing. Great performances by a talented ensemble cast.… More
Brian R
It is mainly about five women who dance and make their living at a strip club called The Blue Iguana. The women seem to be looking for some kind of redemption… More