The '90s might not have been as much of a gold mine for dance movies as the '80s were, but there were still some classics — and classic duds. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of '90s dance flicks.
What's the titular "Forbidden Dance" in the 1990 dance flick?
What's one of the claims to fame of "The Forbidden Dance"?
It really was forbidden in some places.
It has the lowest score on Rotten Tomatoes.
It was one of the most quickly produced movies ever.
What's one of the claims to fame of the film's star, Laura Harring?
Her mother was the first female president of Belize.
She was the first Latina Miss USA.
She later became a Swedish princess.
Who is the star of the 1998 movie "Dance With Me"?
Vanessa L. Williams
What is Vanessa L. Williams' claim to fame?
She was the first African-American woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar.
She's the highest-earning African-American actress.
She was the first African-American Miss America.
This country singer co-starred in "Dance With Me" as the owner of the dance studio.
In "Lambada" what's the day job of Kevin, who dances the lambada at night in a Los Angeles warehouse?
This British dance movie was an unexpected hit in 1997.
"The Full Monty"
What kind of dancing was featured in "The Full Monty"?
So why are these middle-aged men stripping?
They need the money.
They're former bodybuilders.
They're dared to.
The "Full Monty" group does their big number to this song.
"You Can Leave Your Hat On"
"It's Raining Men"
Baz Luhrmann, the director of "Strictly Ballroom" (1992), directed this dance flick about 10 years later.
"Take the Lead"
Where does "Strictly Ballroom" take place?
Which future Oscar winner starred in the 1993 movie "Swing Kids"?
Where does "Swing Kids" take place?
This 1995 dance movie, generally regarded as one of the worst films ever, became a cult classic on home video.
"Honeymoon in Vegas"
What's the name of the main character in "Showgirls," played by Elizabeth Berkley?
Who plays Nomi's rival, Cristal, in "Showgirls"?
Who's the male lead in "Shall We Dance"?
Susan Sarandon plays Clark's suspicious wife, and Jennifer Lopez is his new dance teacher. With whom does Clark end up?
What type of dancing is showcased in "Shall We Dance"?
Roger Ebert said this 1990 movie was "wall-to-wall with exuberant song and dance."
"Can't Hardly Wait"
"She's All That"
Kid 'n Play got the leads in "House Party" when these rappers turned it down.
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
MCA and Ad-Rock
How many sequels did "House Party" spawn?
Musical comedy "Stepping Out" (1991) stars this dance legend.
In "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion," the main characters' climactic dance is set to this song.
"Time After Time"
"99 Red Balloons"
"Crazy for You"
What's the signature song of the head-bobbing Butabi brothers in "A Night at the Roxbury"?
"Pump Up the Jam"
"What Is Love"
In "Pulp Fiction," Mia and Vincent win this type of dance contest.
In "She's All That" the prom dance-off takes place to this Fatboy Slim song.
"The Rockafeller Skank"
"Right Here, Right Now"
This child star is the Nutcracker in the 1993 film.