TAP is the first film to attempt not only to update tap dancing from the days of Bill Robinson, Fred Astaire, and Gene Kelly, but also to consider the darker side of this truly American art form. After doing time in Sing-Sing for burglary, Max Washington (Gregory Hines), the son of a
legendary hoofer, returns to his late father's seedy Harlem dance studio, where he encounters his father's best friend, the ailing Little Mo (Sammy Davis). Haunted by memories of his youth as a tap-dancing child prodigy, Max tries to rekindle his relationship with Mo's beautiful daughter, Amy
(Suzzanne Douglas), and her 14-year-old son, Louis (Savion Glover), and makes attempt to retur...