Musical Chairs (2012)



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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), an Upper East Side princess who is the studio's star performer. Though worlds apart, their shared passion for dance promises to bring them together until a tragic accident changes Mia's life forever, and she finds herself wheelchair-bound at a rehab facility, … More

Rating: PG-13 (for language, some sexual material and a brief drug reference)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Marty Madden
In Theaters:
Box Office: $29.9k
Paladin Films - Official Site



as Armando

as Bernard

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

Full Review… | March 29, 2012
Chicago Tribune
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A feel-good romantic fantasy that is likely to inspire a hollow laugh among some people in wheelchairs.

Full Review… | March 29, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times
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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.

Full Review… | March 23, 2012
New York Post
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By the time the mirror ball finally spins, we have long since lost interest.

Full Review… | March 22, 2012
New York Times
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Seidelman's unflagging enthusiasm, which extends to her buoyant cast, winds up giving this superficial story a bit of unexpected depth.

Full Review… | March 22, 2012
New York Daily News
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Charming and upbeat, and it's stuffed with great, vibrant, insanely catchy music.

Full Review… | March 22, 2012
Miami Herald
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