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Center Stage (2000)
 6.7
 18K
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: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, captivating, emotional, realistic, romantic, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, music, dance, love triangle, love and romance, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, infidelity, rivalry, dance teacher, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, dancer, teenage life, youth, rock, performer's life, artists and showbiz, money raising, blind ambition, couples, dancer's life, underdog, competition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, 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, romantic and sexy films with plots about artists and showbiz, music, dance, ambition, hip hop, dancing and dancer's life mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Center Stage: Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008), Step Up Revolution (2012), Step Up All In (2014), Step Up 3D (2010), Save the Last Dance 2 (2006). 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: realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, ambition, youth, lifestyle, young lovers, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: light, feel good, exciting, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, teenage love, music, dancer's life, urban, youth, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, teenage life, culture clash, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 31K
Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
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: captivating, serious, feel good, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance contest, music, hip hop, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, victory, team, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 53K
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: serious, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, dancing, contests and competitions, young lovers, music, youth, ambition, urban, romance, follow your dream, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, ambition, youth, school, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, music, dancer's life, hardcase students, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 3K
Fame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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
Plot: high school, music, dance, desire for fame, friendship, rehearsal, power relations, high school life, self discovery, youth, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 105K
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, entertaining, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dance school, hip hop, dancing, love and romance, music, teenage love, dancer, dancer's life, performance, youth, ballet, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 24K
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: captivating, feel good, inspirational, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, dedicated educator, dancer, dancing, high school, ambition, teachers and students, against the odds, hip hop, respect, contests and competitions, music ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, light, feel good, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenage love, dancer's life, dancing, hip hop, youth, friendship, rivalry, music, follow your dream, contests and competitions, competition, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 6K
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: touching, feel good, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancer's life, dance school, music, dance, hip hop, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, fall in love, r&b, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, couple relations, musician's life, couples, artists and showbiz, hopes, friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dance Academy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
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
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, friendship, ballerina, ambition, teacher, dance, teenage life, dancer's life, ballet, youth, ambitious, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 42K
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, semi serious, exciting, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, teenagers, music, sexual harassment, ambition, choreographer, club, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 21K
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 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: captivating, touching, exciting, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance, competition, university, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 610
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: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, human spirit, romance, dancer's life, hip hop, youth, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, performer's life, family relations, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 13K
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: serious, stylized, realistic, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: broadway, disco, music, rising to stardom, desire for fame, follow your dream, dancer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 64K
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: captivating, serious, feel good, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: music, high school, rebelliousness, dancer's life, dancing, rebellion, small town, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, dancer's life, hip hop, dancing, ballet, teenage love, high school, hopes, follow your dream, romance, dance school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 2.2
 21K
Glitter (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.
Style: emotional, exciting, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, hopes, showbiz, music, talent, artists and showbiz, ambition, rise and fall, lifestyle, love affair, rising to stardom, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 6K
The Company (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
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: talky, stylized, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: ballet, dancer, choreographer, lifestyle, ambition, couples, hopes, fall in love, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, career change, romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, dancer's life, parents and children, rivalry, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 43K
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: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, dance, underdog, cinderella story, ballet, music, romance, hopes, follow your dream, breaking point, dancer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, dancing, beach, dance, romance, music, family relations, r&b, interracial relations, hopes, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 80s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The revolutionary dissonances of Igor's work parallel ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, intense, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, ballet, music, ambition, lifestyle, musician's life, love affair, romance, follow your dream, blind ambition, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Music of the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: school, dedicated educator, school teacher, ambition, against the odds, fighting the system, teachers and students, female protagonist, happy ending, underdog, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 2K
Shout (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, coming of age, boys' school, music teacher, desire for fame, teenage life, rising to stardom, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dedicated educator, musician's life, teachers and students ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 19K
Fame (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, dance school, ballet, graduation, music, audition, follow your dream, high school life, youth, rehearsal, rising to stardom, breaking point ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.8
 25K
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: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancing, friendship, breakdance, music, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, dancer's life, betrayal, dance performance, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 5K
Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dancing, rivalry, music, friendship, hopes, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gays and lesbians, performer's life, rising to stardom, musician's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, hip hop, couple relations, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, lifestyle, dancer's life, student life, music, youth, couples, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%