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The Forbidden Dance Is Lambada (1990)

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When the Brazilian rainforest home of young Princess Nisa (Laura Herring) is threatened by greedy American businesses, she travels to Los Angeles with Joa the shaman (Sid Haig). There Joa is thrown in jail, and Nisa must find a way to stop the rainforest destruction herself. When a young man who loves to dance crosses her path, and together they enter a televised lambada contest, Nisa might have found the answer to her prayers. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

Sep 30, 2003

Columbia Pictures

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What's a nubile young monarch to do? Why, head to the States and school the nature-hating, money-grubbing Yanks with some hearty forbidden dancing, of course!

December 8, 2004 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
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A musical without the spark of classics like Flashdance or Fame.

September 17, 2004
Cinenganos

The movie feels like Dirty Dancing mixed with an 8-year-old's view of rain forest ecology.

April 27, 2004 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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Audience Reviews for The Forbidden Dance Is Lambada

Nice music nothing more nothing less...
April 4, 2010
John2223
John Me

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Quite interesting! A movie from my childhood.

Wan's fav. movie!! ;P
May 3, 2008
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