Slam Dance (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Slam Dance1987

Slam Dance (1987)




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In this off-beat and stylish mystery by director Wayne Wang, C.C. Drood (Tom Hulce) is an underground cartoonist who is separated from his wife Helen (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) and daughter Bean (Judith Barsi). When his lover Yolanda (Virginia Madsen) is found murdered, Drood is the main focus of the police investigation. When Drood uncovers a sex scandal involving police chief Gilbert (John Doe) and Detective Smiley (Harry Dean Stanton), he realizes he is being made the fall guy for the crime. Singer Adam Ant plays Drood's buddy Jim.

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Tom Hulce
as C.C. Drood
Millie Perkins
as Bobbie Nye
Judith Barsi
as Bean Drood
Rosalind Chao
as Mrs. Bell
Sasha Delgado
as Girl at nursery
Joshua Caceras
as Boy At Nursery
John Doe
as Gilbert
Marty Levy
as Detective
Julian Deyer
as Cop at police station
Dennis Hayden
as Mean drunk
Herta Ware
as Mrs. Raines, C.C.'s Landlady
Lin Shaye
as Librarian
Michael Ennis
as Morgue clerk
Lisa Niemi
as Ms. Schell
Christopher Keene
as Cop on street
Laura Campbell
as Pat Minninger
John Fleck
as Opera Singer
Frazer Smith
as Radio DJ
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Critic Reviews for Slam Dance

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

The plot of this movie is a little infuriating, because it gets in the way of the people.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Slam Dance's advertisement proclaims, "It's NOT about dancing." In the end, it's not about much else, either.

August 19, 2021 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Oughtta come with a decoder ring.

April 3, 2005 | Rating: 2/5

Terrible movie, but so much fun to watch

June 10, 2004 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Slam Dance

Great movie which has very little to do with slamdancing. Tom Hulce (Amadeus) is a divorced comic book artist who gets involved with a seductive woman with some secrets.

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