Gritty urban reality blends with vibrant song-and-dance numbers in Alan Parker's Oscar-winning musical-drama set in New York's High School for the Performing Arts. Follow the personal and academic struggles of the aspiring musicians, actors, comedians, and dancers who populate the school, hoping it will be the first step on the road to success. Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Barry Miller, Maureen Teefy, and Anne Meara star. Songs include the title tune, "Hot Lunch Jam," "I Sing the Body Electric." 134 min.