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The 5 Hottest Male Dancers On Film

February 23rd, 2011 12:00pm EST
Step Up
Ever since John Travolta made his signature moves in 1977's "Saturday Night Fever," moviegoers can't get enough of male flesh dancing on the big screen. The following decade, Kevin Bacon rebelled in "Footloose" and Gregory Hines and Mikhail Baryshnikov stole the show in "White Nights." Dancing men are surprisingly hot.

Check out our list of The 5 Hottest Male Dancers On Film and tell us if you agree:

CHANNING TATUM IN "STEP UP"

Tyler Gage (Tatum) grew up on the wrong side of the tracks and is sentenced to 200 hours of community service. He ends up mopping floors at the Maryland School...
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Aaron Zigman's Score For "Flicka" Is A Wild Ride

October 6th, 2006 3:22pm EDT
Flicka
Film composer Aaron Zigman scores 20th Century Fox's remake of the 1943 family western "My Friend Flicka." The modern version, with its title shortened to "Flicka," stars Alison Lohman and country music superstar Tim McGraw as daughter and father. When the father (McGraw) decides that Katie (Lohman) should attend college in place of running the family ranch, she decides to tame a wild mustang in order to sway his opinion. Zigman's score is rousing and propulsive, reminiscent of the dynamic scores of golden-era westerns such as "The Magnificent Seven." Directed by Michael Mayer ("A Home at t...
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New Movies on DVD, August 29

August 29th, 2006 8:00am EDT
The Sentinel
A man who has devoted himself to serving the leader of the free world is accused of plotting against him in The Sentinel, starring Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, and Eva Longoria. Also on DVD: Take the Lead with Antonio Banderas, Friends With Money starring Jennifer Aniston and Akeelah & the Bee with Laurence Fishburne.
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Andy Garcia, Antonio Banderas & Others Take Home Imagen Awards

August 21st, 2006 8:43am EDT
Andy Garcia
Actor-turned-director Andy Garcia has been awarded two Imagen Awards at a Los Angeles ceremony to honor the best in Hispanic cinema and television. The star won Best Director and Best film for The Lost City, his directorial debut about a wealthy Cuban family during Fidel Castro's rise to power.

Other awards included Antonio Banderas' Best Actor honor for ballroom movie Take The Lead, and America Ferrera as Best Actress for her part in movie The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants.

Elsewhere, Jimmy Smits' role as a Latino presidential hopeful helped The West Wing scoop the Best Pri...
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Jennifer Lopez & Richard Gere Appear in Three of the Top 10 Worst Dance Films

August 21st, 2006 8:37am EDT
Gere & Lopez in Shall We Dance?
Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez and actor Richard Gere have both appeared twice in a new poll for the worst dance films of all time. In a survey by British drinks firm Shloer, the Latina beauty came in at number seven for her performance in 1990 film Lambada, as well as 2004's Shall We Dance?, also starring Gere, at nine.

Gere also made the list for his appearance in Chicago, which made number eight on the list.

The top ten list is as follows:

1. Showgirls (1995)

2. Grease 2 (1982)

3. Cool As Ice (1991)

4. Cabaret (1972)

5. Can't Stop The Music (1980)

6. Dirty ...
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Drew Lachey Puts His Dancing Shoes Back On For Mid-Summer Marathon

June 11th, 2006 5:00pm EDT
Dancing With The Stars Winner Drew Lachey with Partner
Pop hunk-turned-reality TV star Drew Lachey is set to show off his ballroom skills again - as the host of an upcoming dance marathon.

New dad Lachey, who won the second season of US TV hit Dancing With The Stars earlier this year, will put ballroom babes and beaus through their paces at the Wrigley's Extra Long Dance-a-Thon fundraiser at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York on the longest day of 2006.

In the charity marathon, dancers will have to stay on their feet for nine hours - from noon until sundown. Those taking part will be ask to donate cash for American Ballroom Theater's D...
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'Ice Age 2' Maintains Top Spot at Box Office

April 10th, 2006 10:15am EDT
Ice Age 2
The Ice Age sequel is still melting hearts in America after taking in a hefty $34.5 million in its second week on release. Ice Age: The Meltdown crashed into the number-one spot on the box office list last week with a $70.5 million debut, and it's easily keeping the competition off the top. The family film also becomes the first film to cross the $100 million mark.

Rob Schneider and David Spade's bawdy baseball comedy The Benchwarmers has debuted at number two with $20.5 million, and Antonio Banderas' new ballroom dance film Take The Lead has entered the box office chart in third plac...
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Banderas Prepared for 'Take The Lead' by Dancing at Home

April 7th, 2006 5:00pm EDT
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas created a ballroom in his Hollywood home so he could learn how to dance for new movie Take The Lead. The actor plays real-life dance teacher Pierre Dulaine in the new film and felt he needed to make sure he'd look the part when he took his partner by the hand.

He says, "My house was built in 1925 and it has a ballroom and a place for an orchestra, so we cleared out the furniture and made a dancing school. I rehearsed there."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Take The Lead, Starring Antonio Banderas, In Theaters Today

April 7th, 2006 11:10am EDT
Antonio Banderas
Inspired by a true story, Antonio Banderas stars as internationally acclaimed ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulaine, in the family drama Take The Lead. The film revolves around a professional dancer who volunteers to teach in the New York City public school system. But when his classic methods clash with his students' hip hop instincts, he teams up with them to create a new style of dance and becomes their mentor in the process. Take The Lead co-stars Alfre Woodard, was written by Dianne Houston, and marks the feature directing debut of veteran music video helmer Liz Friedlander (U2, Blink 182, S...
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VJ Team Remixes 'Take The Lead'

March 27th, 2006 1:11pm EST
Take the Lead
Movie bosses have found a revolutionary way of promoting the new Antonio Banderas film - screening a video jockey remix in nightclubs. Take The Lead has been remixed by London-based VJ team Addictive TV, after studio chiefs at New Line Cinema decided to test the innovative technique.

The VJ mix, which is set to pounding dance music and is also available to view online, is thought to be the first time the method has been used by an official film production. Two further remixes by different companies are to be made to promote "Take The Lead."

(This news article provided by World E...
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