Save the Last Dance

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the movie when Sara is auditioning for the second time she does a flip during her contemporary piece. If you look carefully you can see hair which is not in a bun, but in a pony tail, as Sara has her hair in a bun. This may be Julia Stiles double.

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Revealing mistake: When Sara is auditioning for Juilliard, after she does the grand jete at the end of her ballet piece, you can clearly see that the girl doing the grand jete is not Julia Stiles.

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Revealing mistake: At school, when Derek does the splits while talking to Sarah, you can see that the person is not Sean Patrick Thomas, but a double. (00:43:50)

Kylantha
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Character mistake: During the movie's opening credits, Sara is shown auditioning for Juilliard, which is misspelled as "Julliard" on a sign outside the room where the audition is occurring.

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Derek: "Stepps" ain't no square dance.
Sara: That's okay, I'll dance in circles, probably around you.

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Trivia: The woman who choreographed the dance scenes in the movie is also the choreographer for the Backstreet Boys. She uses a lot of "Backstreet style" dance moves in the movie, especially during Sara's second audition for Julliard. The dance moves she does with the chair are the same moves the Backstreet Boys use in their video for "As Long As You Love Me".

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Question: The first time Sarah goes out clubbing with Chenille, they run into some other girls from their school. One of them is Nikki, who gets mean and says that she's 'not walking on eggshells just because someone brought the Brady Bunch to the Negro club'. Chenille gets offended and yells "Nikki, you did not just call me a Negro." How is the term Negro offensive? Or were they just not allowed to say n*gg*r in this movie? (Perhaps to preserve the rating?) Someone please help - this has been driving me nuts.

Answer: Negro was the PC term in the 60's. While by no means vulgar, it has mostly fallen out of use and some people are offended by it.

Grumpy Scot
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