Turn the Beat Around
While struggling to get noticed in Los Angeles's ultracompetitive dance scene, dedicated young talent Zoe (Romina D'Ugo) partners with a charming club owner (David Giuntoli) to open a 1970s style disco, leading to friction with her boyfriend (Adam T. Brooks) and a new rival (Brooklyn Sudano). Featuring an energetic performance by R & B singer Jason Derulo, this dazzling dance flick showcases fresh updates of classic disco hits.
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- Bradley Walsh
- This movie is
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that dance-loving teens will probably love this TV movie's updated disco dance moves, but parents may want to exercise some caution when allowing younger teens to watch. The movie features some very strong sexual innuendo, including obvious sounds of sexual activity and cast members climbing in and out of bed in various stages of undress. Words like "piss" and "bitch" are used frequently. Social scenes feature people drinking (beer, cocktails, mixed drinks) and one drunken argument. Lots of logos appear, like Apple, Seattle Coffee, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagon.
- Sexual Content
- Strong sexual innuendo. References to "booty calls," and couples are shown climbing into bed in their underwear or partially undressed while hugging, kissing, and making out (but no nudity is visible). Obvious sounds of people engaging in sexual behavior. Female dancers often wear revealing clothing, and dance moves are sometimes provocative.
- Some arguing, pushing, shoving, and one drunken brawl.
- The word "bitch" is used frequently, and "pissed" occasionally. The term "gringo" is used to describe a dance style.
- Social Behavior
- Reaching for your dreams and not giving up are major themes here. Others themes include class tensions, family relationships, and infidelity.
- Logos like Apple, Seattle Coffee, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagon, and Voss mineral water are visible.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- The consumption of alcohol (beer, wine, cocktails, hard liquor) is visible, especially at nightclubs and bars. At least one person is shown slightly intoxicated. One physical fight is influenced by alcohol.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it