Lambada is a 1990 dance drama directed by Joel Silberg. The film is based on the Brazilian dance craze of the same name that spread throughout the Caribbean and South America in the late 1980s. Kevin (J. Eddie Peck), a Beverly Hills school teacher, is leading a double life. At night he travels to East L.A. to coach inner-city kids on their high school equivalency exams. In an effort to gain their respect and acceptance, Kevin shows his students his amazing dance skills. When one of his students, Sandy (Melora Hardin), sees him dancing the Lambada at a club, she falls in love. Sandy's infatuation develops into a serious obsession that threatens to destroy Kevin's reputation. Kevin must struggle to retain his integrity while holding his two worlds together. With music from Absolute, Sweet Obsession, and Billy Wolfer, this sexy dance movie is sure to be a hit with fans of Latin dance.