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Holiday Spin (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 19 November 2012
Blake and his mother Roxy live in Charlotte, NC. Roxy owns a dance studio and Blake is looking forward to a career as a fighter. On Thanksgiving Eve, there is a terrible car accident. ... See full summary »

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Alberto Leon (as Albert Leon)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Allie Bertram ... Pia
Garrett Clayton ... Blake
Karen Olivo ... Emily
Benji Schwimmer Benji Schwimmer ... Rob
Erika Eleniak ... Roxy
Julia Harnett ... Tezza
Nathalie Heath Nathalie Heath ... Mandy
Mackenzie Green Mackenzie Green ... Josh
Isaiah Adam Isaiah Adam ... Shane (as Hamza Adam)
Ludi Lin ... Clayton
Dan Joffre ... Spin Emcee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marlee Grace Becker Marlee Grace Becker ... Little Girl
Ralph Macchio ... Ruben
Jeff Mortensen ... Replacement Dancer #1
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Blake and his mother Roxy live in Charlotte, NC. Roxy owns a dance studio and Blake is looking forward to a career as a fighter. On Thanksgiving Eve, there is a terrible car accident. Blake's mother is killed and he is seriously injured. After he recovers, he finds Ruben at his bedside announcing he is his father and is taking him back to Miami. At 17, Blake cannot live on his own and has no choice but to go with the man who abandoned him as a baby. Ruben owns a dance studio where he lives with his wife, Emily. His career as a ballroom dancer came to an end years ago and his studio has serious financial problems. One of his dancers, Pia is competing in the Holiday Spin with Rob - Ruben's prodigy. It is a dance competition held every Christmas Eve with the couples dancing to Christmas carols. The grand prize of $50,000 goes to the dance studio. After Pia rejects Rob's sexual advances, he cheats on her with Tezza, and he decides to make Tezza his new dance partner at a competing dance ... Written by Anonymous

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Not Rated
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El torneo de Navidad See more »

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CAD1,850,000 (estimated)
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This movie to be added to my holiday "must see" list
26 January 2013 | by katitanSee all my reviews

I saw this movie shortly before Christmas, and am planning to see it again if it is provided next season. It is unfortunate that people these days lack the patience to study characters, absorb the flow of a story. The classics of Shakespeare, Dickens, Bronte', even Mark Twain would no doubt cause great boredom and yawning. This story was 'natural' drama, paced just fine, illustrating the regrets of a father, learning to trust and love, followed by redemption. Acting was just fine, and I was impressed with Ruben's character. The dialogue kept it lively, was without any profanity, or nudity as I recall. It was a decent movie for a family, teen and older. Give it a try.


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