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Let's Take A Moment To Appreciate "Save The Last Dance"

It did give us Kerry Washington after all.

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She threw unforgettable shade with ease in almost every scene she was in.

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Nikki: Excuse me, I ain't walking on eggshells just 'cause you brought the Brady Bunch to the Negro Club.

Sara: Then you must be in the wrong spot because I'm pretty sure there aren't any Negoes here.

Nikki: I'm pretty sure you came with one.


There was also this legendary speech from Kerry's character.

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Chenille: And here you come — white so you gotta be right — and you take one of the few decent men we have left after jail, drugs, and drive-bys. This is what Nikki meant about you up in our world.

Sara: There's only one world, Chenille.

Chenille: That is what they teach you. We know different.

Kerry actually gave a lot of great advice in this movie. We should've known then she'd go on to be a gladiator.

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Chenille: You can't help who you love, Derek. You're not supposed to.

(talk about foreshadowing)


Finally, you can't talk about this movie without giving a proper nod to Sara's epic Juilliard audition.

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"Live your dreams, it's not as hard as it may seem."