The Last Dance (2000) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Last Dance (2000)





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The fabulous Maureen O'Hara delivers another stunning performance in this made-for-TV movie, based on Todd F. Cope's short story "The Shift." O'Hara is cast as Helen Parker, the former high school teacher of nurse Todd Cope (Eric Stolz). Like many others in his professional, Todd is having trouble devoting equal time to his job and to his family, and as a result has lost touch with his wife Denise (Trini Alvarado). Working overtime at the hospital, Todd is reunited with Helen Parker, who is suffering from a serious heart condition. When it becomes obvious that Helen has no one else to look after her, Todd assumes the responsibility himself--while Helen, sizing up the situation between Todd and Denise, sets about to prevent the couple from throwing away the golden opportunities in their lives...just as she had, so many years before. The Last Dance premiered October 29, 2000 on CBS. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Maureen O'Hara
as Helen Parker
Eric Stoltz
as Todd Cope
Trini Alvarado
as Denise Cope
Matt Weinberg
as Alex Cope
Channing Carson
as Jill Cope
Deidre Quinn
as Young Helen Parker
Paul Johansson
as Charlie Parker
Pamela Blair
as Dance Teacher
Raymond Guth
as Mr. Pullman
Betty Carvalho
as Mrs. Martinez
Benton Jennings
as Mr. Macvey
Jan Hoag
as Zeena
Taffy Wallace
as Night Nurse
Jim Jansen
as Dr. Haynes
Dennis Howard
as Rev. Simmons
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Critic Reviews for The Last Dance

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (2)

This is an insulting view of the elderly, but the ''Touched by an Angel'' crowd, at whom this film is aimed, will be too busy reaching for hankies to notice.

November 29, 2018 | Full Review…

By the numbers, but the buttons they push light up emotions it's nice to know we still harbor.

February 7, 2018 | Full Review…

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