The Forbidden Dance's primary photo
  • The Forbidden Dance (1990)
  • PG-13
    97 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The Forbidden Dance (1990)
PG-13
97 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A Brazilian princess tries to save the rain forests by introducing the world to the electrifying exotic lambada.
Read more: Plot summary
Writers
Menahem Golan (story) | Roy Langsdon (screenplay) | John Platt (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Trending & News

Become a member to see MOVIEmeter and news information about The Forbidden Dance.

Box Office

Become a member to see Box Office information about The Forbidden Dance.


Release date
Mar 16, 1990 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to see contact information for The Forbidden Dance.

Cast

+ Add Cast
44 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Laura Harring
Nisa (as Laura Herring) Nisa (as Laura Herring)   See fewer
Top 5000
Jeff James
Jason Jason   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
Members only
Ángela Moya
Carmen (as Angela Moya) Carmen (as Angela Moya)   See fewer
Members only
Richard Lynch
Benjamin Maxwell Benjamin Maxwell   See fewer
Members only
Shannon Farnon
Katherine Anderson Katherine Anderson   See fewer
Members only
Linden Chiles
Bradley Anderson Bradley Anderson   See fewer
Members only
Ruben Moreno
The King The King   See fewer
Members only
Gene Mitchell
Cutter Cutter   See fewer
Members only
Top 5000
Members only
Members only
Steven Williams
Weed (as Steven Lloyd Williams) Weed (as Steven Lloyd Williams)   See fewer
Top 5000
Members only
Pilar Del Rey
The Queen The Queen   See fewer
Members only
Robert Apisa
Security Guard #2 Security Guard #2   See fewer
Members only
Gregory Niebel
Jail Cop #1 (as Greg Niebel) Jail Cop #1 (as Greg Niebel)   See fewer
Members only
Kenny Scott Carrie
Jail Cop #2 Jail Cop #2   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
John Rice
Mr. Gaines Mr. Gaines   See fewer
Members only
Danny Blume
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Bongo Eddie
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Carol Coleman
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Kid Creole
Kid Creole (as August Darnell) Kid Creole (as August Darnell)   See fewer
Members only
Cory Daye
Vocalist Vocalist   See fewer
Members only
Ken Fradley
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Javier Garcia
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
Members only
Eugene Grey
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Taryn Hagey
Coconut Coconut   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Adriana Kaegi
Coconut Coconut   See fewer
Members only
Charlie Lagond
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Lee Robertson
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Kelly C. Ryan
LAMBADA Dancer LAMBADA Dancer   See fewer
Members only
Peter Schott
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Dave Span
The Band The Band   See fewer
Members only
Janique Svedberg
Coconut Coconut   See fewer
Members only
Gia
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Johnny Mask
Mickey's Dancing Patron (uncredited) Mickey's Dancing Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Douglas M. Nelson
Lambada Dancer (uncredited) Lambada Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Lisa Saxton
Dance patron (uncredited) Dance patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

3.9 / 10 | 1,711 votes