Movies like Center Stage

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Center Stage (2000)
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Center Stage (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, romantic, sexy, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, ballet, love triangle, teenager, music, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle, hopes, gay, homosexual, rivalry, infidelity, artists and showbiz, hip hop, love story, figure skating, cheerleading, ballerina, competition, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, dance teacher, dating, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii

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Most similar movies to Center Stage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, feel good and sexy films with plots about dancing, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, music, dance scene and hip hop mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Center Stage: Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008), Step Up (2006), Stomp the Yard (2007), Save the Last Dance (2001), Step Up 3D (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: All self-taught dancer Kate Parker has ever wanted to do was perform with the American Academy of Ballet. But when she doesnt make it after auditioning, she learns that it takes more than precision and perfection to succeed in the dance world.
Style: light, motivational, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, ballet, dancing, follow your dream, youth, performer's life, rivalry, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, teenager, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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Step Up (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sweet, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, happy ending, dance school, ballet, love and romance, music, teenage love, romance, teen romance, dancer, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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100%
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Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: inspirational, intense, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, music, hip hop, romance, competition, rivalry, high school, college, ambition, leadership, teenage love, university ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Save the Last Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, interracial romance, dancer's life, ballet, hip hop, high school, romance, teenage love, teenager, music, coming of age, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa, new york, san francisco
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75%
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Step Up 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Style: captivating, serious, feel good, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, happy ending, hip hop, contests and competitions, young lovers, high school, music, love and romance, romance, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, ambition, nightlife, nightclub, follow your dream, dancer, rising to stardom, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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100%
Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the rigid and famous Monique ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, interracial relations, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, music, ambition, hip hop, dancing, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, hardcase students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, dancing, desire for fame, friendship, coming of age, youth, music, power relations, rehearsal, high school life, teenage life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) ...
Style: emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: dancing, ballerina, dancer, friendship, audition, ballet, camp, rivalry, partner, reputation, modern dance, competition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Step Up Revolution (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.
Style: romantic, feel good, entertaining, light, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer, teenage love, dancer's life, romance, hip hop, teenage life, dance teacher, music, teenager, competition, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
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100%
 5.3
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Honey (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep ...
Style: sexy, inspirational, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, love and romance, cheerleading, lifestyle, follow your dream, teenager, choreographer, ambition, sexual harassment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, dance contest, romance, teenager, follow your dream, rivalry, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, victory, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dance Academy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. It follows Tara Webster, a sheepfarmgirl who's ambition is to be the next best ballerina. Jewish long line of doctors' ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, dancing, ballet, friendship, teacher, ambitious, teenage life, ballerina, ambition, hopes, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Flashdance (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The popular 1980’s dance movie that depicts the life of an exotic dancer with a side job as a welder who true desire is to get into ballet school. It’s her dream to be a professional dancer and now is her chance. The film has a great soundtrack ...
Style: sexy, feel good, romantic, inspirational, sex comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: stripper, dancing, music, ballet, teenager, fashion, women, happy ending, cheerleading, rock and roll, romance, ballet school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 135K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, feel good, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, gay, father son relationship, boxing, dancing, follow your dream, audition, working class, hopes, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 90s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 10K
A Chorus Line (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach (Michael Douglas). After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie (Alyson Reed), who once had a ...
Style: sexy, stylized, lyrical, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, audition, music, ballet, dancing, rehearsal, rise to the top, broadway, choreography, backstage, choreographer, ballet school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Honey 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2003 dance movie Honey. Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, fall in love, music, female protagonist, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bronx new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Take the Lead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom ...
Style: inspirational, sexy, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer, dancer's life, teacher, dedicated educator, high school, hip hop, music, respect, ambition, teachers and students, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: feel good, romantic, entertaining, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, teenage love, dancer, dancer's life, youth, ballet, contests and competitions, breakdance, dance contest, high school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
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52%
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High Strung (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dancing, ballet, violin, dancer's life, performance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, musician, ambition, music, competition, culture clash ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7K
The Company (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.
Style: stylized, lyrical, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ballet, choreographer, ballerina, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, dancing, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
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B-Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female breakdancer, Angel, moves to Los Angeles after an attack by an ex-boyfriend nearly ends her dance career forever. B-Girl follows Angel through recovery and acceptance of a new life as she busts a move into the male-centric world of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, family relations, ambition, dancer's life, follow your dream, teenage life, youth, romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sexy, emotional, touching, sentimental, affectionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: ballet, ballerina, dancing, jealousy, mother daughter relationship, bittersweet, midlife crisis, romance, rivalry, friendship, dancer, motherhood ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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Footloose (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.
Style: feel good, captivating, serious, intense, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: dancing, high school, teenager, music, youth, small town, rebellion, love and romance, dancer's life, rebelliousness, church, teenage rebellion ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
StreetDance 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, fall in love, dance contest, salsa, hip hop, dancer, dancer's life, latin, rivalry, ambition, love and romance, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
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Staying Alive (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.
Style: sexy, romantic, melancholic, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disco, dancing, music, dysfunctional family, broadway, dancer, chase, psychology, adaptation, brutality, redemption, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, romance, dancer's life, young lovers, latin, love, fall in love, salsa, love story, revolution, interracial romance, family ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 28K
You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: humorous, intense, stylized, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, music, betrayal, competition, follow your dream, rivalry, dance performance, ambition, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, hip hop, dancer's life, college life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rivalry, college, student life, artists and showbiz, ambition, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
One Last Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of tragedy, a renowed New York dance company is on the brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis, Chrissa, and Max are pulled in to resurrect the dance that shattered their careers. They have one last chance to ...
Style: sexy, romantic, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, dancing, follow your dream, lifestyle, romance, performer's life, dancer's life, love and romance, redemption, showbiz, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%