Musical Chairs
Musical Chairs (2012)

Set against the exciting backdrop of competitive ballroom dancing, Musical Chairs is about Armando (Bonilla) a Bronx-bred Latino who aspires to be a dancer but whose only way in is as handyman at a Manhattan dance studio, and Mia (Pipes),… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 23, 2012
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

Most of "Musical Chairs" settles for being simple, familiar and ineffective, though I suspect it'll warm a few hearts.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

By the time the mirror ball finally spins, we have long since lost interest.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

While Susan Seidelman's musical drama is contrived and formulaic, it gets a free pass mainly for being such a charming romance that at least tries to break its predictability.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A feel-good romantic fantasy that is likely to inspire a hollow laugh among some people in wheelchairs.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Seidelman's unflagging enthusiasm, which extends to her buoyant cast, winds up giving this superficial story a bit of unexpected depth.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Having been a dancer for a good part of my life, I found 'Musical Chairs' quite inspiring.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

The little-known art of wheelchair ballroom dancing is a worthy subject, but this clumsy romantic comedy is like a partner who keeps stepping on - or rolling over - your toes.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Charming and upbeat, and it's stuffed with great, vibrant, insanely catchy music.

Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Simpatico if shallow, struggling to be a life-affirming, feel-good fantasy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Jarrin Rozenblad
Nice heartwarming original story. It was a little slow at times but picks up with little comedy and coming off she live story. Is with seeing for those that… More