Movies like Dirty Dancing

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Dirty Dancing (1987)
 7.0
 229K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: feel good, sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet, erotic, captivating, light, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, romance, forbidden love, coming of age, love and romance, love story, fall in love, unlikely couple, dancer, summer romance, dancer's life, couples, teenager, resort, teenage love, beautiful scenery, summer camp, youth, love, sensuality, music, abortion, social differences, class differences, summer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york state

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Most similar movies to Dirty Dancing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, sexy, realistic and serious films with plots about romance, dancing, love and romance, culture clash, dialogue, adaptation and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Dirty Dancing: Footloose (1984), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004), Burlesque (2010), Step Up (2006), Step Up Revolution (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 80K
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
83%
 6.4
 86K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.5
 119K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 26K
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%
 5.8
 49K
Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, teenage love, small town, dancer's life, teenager, rebellion, love and romance, youth, culture clash, hip hop, music, love ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 53K
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 ⇓
83%
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 5.3
 46K
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%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 54K
After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: sexy, romantic, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: love, opposites attract, teen romance, fall in love, college, teenage love, youth, teenage boy, high school hunk, couples, sexual relations, virgin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, love story, love and romance, romance, fall in love, female partner, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, artists and showbiz, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dance with Me (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, dancer's life, music, romance, follow your dream, mentor, opposites attract, ambition, hopes, social differences, teachers and students ...
Place: las vegas, austin texas, cuba, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 34K
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 ⇓
50%
 6.6
 26K
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 7.8
 565K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, true love, power of love, fall in love, love affair, lovers reunited, youth, social differences, love triangle, memory loss ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 50s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
Plot: romance, teenager, opposites attract, terminal illness, love and romance, first love, cancer, true love, teenage love, fall in love, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 58K
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 ⇓
33%
 6.7
 123K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: emotional, touching, tear jerker, sad, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, love, teenage girl, teenage love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, death in the family, parents and children, dealing with death, car accident, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 45K
Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, teen romance, teenage love, love and romance, love story, love affair, couple relations, teenage life, couples, desire, father daughter relationship ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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 3.8
 695
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 ⇓
100%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, vineyard, romance, parents and children, interracial romance, love and romance, post war, family relations, family values, estate, wine ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, 50s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dirty Dancing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, and nothing is ever the same for anyone in the Houseman family. Not only are the ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, sweet
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, fall in love, love story, unlikely couple, stereotypes, guilty pleasure, dance performance, adaptation, secret love, culture clash, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 4.9
 9K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: intense, sexy, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: obsession, mental illness, forbidden love, arson, mental institution, coming of age, young lovers, romance, teenager, love, obsessive love, couples ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 458K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, teenager, vampire human love, love and romance, supernatural romance, forbidden love, teenage love, fall in love, dangerous attraction, immortality, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, phoenix arizona, washington d.c., usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: tomboy, coming of age, teenager, high school, opposites attract, love triangle, friendship, love, school, best friend, cheerleading, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, teenage love, romance, rich and poor, small town, teenage life, social differences, couples, fall in love, youth, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%