• Released
  • October 6, 2000
  • R , 1 hr 32 min
  • Music/Performing Arts
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Feel-good quality fare.
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By Gemma Files
Silly in some parts, but sheer fun in most, Bootmen will get you wiggling in your seat with a big grin pasted on your face.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
What sets Bootmen apart from the vast competition is its exuberant, sexy tap-dancing, but that's mostly relegated to the grand finale.
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Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
What it gains in fun, the film loses in credibility, as the production number itself more closely resembles a high-priced Las Vegas extravaganza than a quickly organized charity event.
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Austin Chronicle

By Russell Smith
It delivers commendable entertainment value.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Clichés negate bona fides; hence, the movie feels like a corny Mickey Rooney/Judy Garland vehicle with cussing. That said, the tapping is fabulous.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
"Footloose" meets "The Full Monty" in Bootmen, a cliché-ridden tap dance drama.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Bootmen is the story of a young dancer and his friends who revisit the cliches of countless other dance movies in order to bring forth a dance performance of clanging unloveliness.
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San Francisco Chronicle

The film's overburdened, silly plot renders it a disaster.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
There's 80 minutes of mawkish, overacted melodrama - laced with gratuitous violence and profanity - before we get to anything more than the briefest snippet of a dance number.
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45 out of 100
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