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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Alissa Simon

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.

Grace Montgomery
Common Sense Media

Upbeat docu about senior dance team has mild swearing.

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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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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

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

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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Elena Oumano
Village Voice

Any viewers also in need of an attitude adjustment need only witness these lockin' and poppin' sages struggle without complaint to conquer creaky joints, impaired rhythmic instincts, and complicated choreography.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

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

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