Movies like The Dancer 2000

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The Dancer (2000)
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The Dancer (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Elle a une passion: la danse. Une ambition: danser a Broadway. Un handicap: elle est muette. Le samedi soir, dans une boite new-yorkaise, elle affronte les plus grands DJ et, quelle que soit la musique, techno, funk, jazz ou soul, elle garde le tempo et met le public a genoux. Un soir, dans la foule, un jeune scientifique la decouvre, fascine. Avec elle, il inventera un systeme qui lui permettra de danser, de s'exprimer et d'aimer...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: disco, laboratory, dancer's life, hip hop, mute or deaf, jazz, follow your dream, love affair, against the odds, ambition, hopes, artists and showbiz, performer's life, true love, nightlife, showbiz, disability, misfit, power relations, d.j., dreadlocks, dance contest, mute, manager, dance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, usa, new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The Dancer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about hopes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, society and youth mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Dancer: Harlem Aria (1999), How She Move (2007), The Tic Code (1998), Video Girl (2011), America So Beautiful (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Harlem Aria (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring opera singer from Harlem teams up with a charismatic busker and a kindhearted hustler to share his voice with the world, and teaches his two newfound friends the importance of taking your destiny into your own hands. Anton (Gabriel ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, feel good ...
Plot: hip hop, opera, dancer's life, urban ghetto, musician's life, performer's life, prodigy, music, desire for fame, follow your dream, urban ghetto life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: harlem, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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95%
 3.3
 5K
How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, dancer's life, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, black people, high school, follow your dream, music, teenage life, urban, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.6
 398
The Tic Code (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: jazz, disability, music, family life, musician's life, prodigy, single parent, friendship, parents and children, artists and showbiz, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.6
 640
Video Girl (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lorie Walker ( Meagan Good), attends a ritzy private school in a small southern town. Raised by her grandmother Valerie ( Ruby Dee), she often daydreams of becoming a professional dancer. After a chance meeting with a renowned music video director, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hip hop, drugs/alcohol, dancer's life, desire for fame, small town, follow your dream, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, performer's life, rise and fall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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America So Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film follows the odyssey of a group of Iranian immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: disco, racism, immigrants, follow your dream, culture clash, music, nightclub, nightlife, life is a bitch, society, coming of age, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.9
 260
Musical Chairs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his dancer partner, Mia, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, dancer's life, follow your dream, romance, dance school, human spirit, against the odds, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, misfit, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, surprise ending
Plot: hip hop, pregnancy, juvenile delinquency, social differences, down on your luck, urban ghetto, teenage life, urban ghetto life, hopes, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.1
 25
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: dancer's life, ambition, dancer, artists and showbiz, introspection, hopes, women
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.6
 39
Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, hip hop, hopes, society, urban, music, youth, friends, immigrants, follow your dream, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 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, dancer's life, performer's life, career, nightclub, follow your dream, showbiz, ambition, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Red Like the Sky (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nearly sightless boy is sent to a school for blind children, where he secretly discovers the possibilities of the recorded sound.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, fairy tale
Plot: follow your dream, school, human spirit, village, boarding school life, boarding school, coming of age, against the odds, hopes, youth, rebelliousness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 9K
Spare Parts (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: With the help of their high school's newest teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics contest. With $800 and parts scavenged from old cars, they ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, teachers and students, high school student, high school life, high school, teenage life, against the odds, hopes, youth, dedicated educator, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lamerica (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fiore, an Italian conman, arrives in post Communist Albania with Gino, his young apprentice, to set up a shoe factory that will never open. The con requires a native Albanian, so they designate Spiro, an impoverished and confused former political ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: rich and poor, redemption, cons and scams, dishonesty, politics, hopes, power relations, against the odds, poverty, corruption, emigration, giant robots ...
Time: 90s
Place: albania, europe, italy, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
This Is My Life (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: performer's life, single parent, parents and children, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, family relations, coming of age, human nature, siblings relations, showbiz, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, lovers reunited, political unrest, filmmaking, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: asia, canada, europe, germany, kazakhstan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Anna (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Czech refugee Krystyna (Paulina Porizkova) travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna (Sally Kirkland). After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: aging, midlife crisis, nightlife, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, immigrants, desire for fame, follow your dream, rise to the top, teachers and students, adoption ...
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Make It Happen (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dancer's life, urban, contests and competitions, follow your dream, self discovery, ambition, hopes, artists and showbiz, friendship, showbiz, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Whatever Lola Wants (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Brooklyn postal worker follows her Egyptian boyfriend to Cairo where she takes belly-dancing lessons from a legendary but disgraced Egyptian dancer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: belly dancer, belly dancing, dancer's life, follow your dream, cultural difference, culture clash, artists and showbiz, hopes, obsessive quest, fall in love, interracial relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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May Allah Bless France (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: French rapper, author, and spoken word artist Abd Al Malik makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of his 2004 autobiography, chronicling his upbringing in the crime- and drug-ridden streets of Strasbourg and his life-changing encounters ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, touching
Plot: musician's life, hip hop, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, hopes, society, artists and showbiz, juvenile delinquency, follow your dream, rising to stardom, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
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Lifted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: follow your dream, coming of age, parents and children, hopes, youth, family relations, performer's life, soldier, contests and competitions, family in crisis, military life, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, middle east, usa, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, romance, performer's life, follow your dream, friendship, teenage love, lovers reunited, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
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Pilgrimage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kunhikuttan, a famous Kathakali dancer, meets Subhadra, a woman from an upper caste family, who falls in love with his character rather than himself.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance, rejection, follow your dream, love and romance, dancer, family relations, dancer's life, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, parents and children, legends and myths ...
Time: 30s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.1
 4K
Anne B. Real (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hip hop, ghetto, juvenile delinquency, single parent, urban, introspection, siblings relations, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, coming of age, family life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.4
 365
Earthwork (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1994, real-life crop artist Stan Herd traveled from Kansas to Manhattan's Upper West Side to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre artwork was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: human spirit, idealism, environmentalism, artists and showbiz, social differences, hopes, misfit, artist, art, hometown
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: sexual abuse, mentally challenged, mute or deaf, single parent, parents and children, misfit, family problems, rehabilitation, teachers and students, courtroom drama, family in crisis, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 818
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, sexual relations, breakup, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, couple relations, family problems, spouse leaving, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, hollywood, hopes, artists and showbiz, buddies, follow your dream, showbiz, fall in love, love and romance, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Di Di Hollywood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bar worker Diana Diaz (Elsa Pataky) leaves Madrid for Miami and with new boyfriend, Robert (Luis Hacha), they then head for Hollywood, prepared to do anything for fame.
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, captivating
Plot: desire for fame, hollywood, follow your dream, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, actor's life, blind ambition, showbiz, lifestyle, agent, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
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Go for It! (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen is a good student with a bad attitude who lives for dancing in the underground clubs of Chicago. She yearns to be 'somebody' but is afraid to believe in herself. Her immigrant Mexican, working-class parents want her to stay in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, contests and competitions, dancing, desire for fame, follow your dream, dance school, self discovery, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: heroin, drug addiction, going straight, rehabilitation, sibling relationship, self discovery, addiction, drug abuse, family life, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%