Movies like Musical Chairs

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Musical Chairs (2011)
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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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, couples, dance school, lifestyle, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, society, dancing, dance teacher, misfit, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, social differences, dancer's life, bittersweet, female director, transsexual, interracial relations, ballroom dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city

Most similar movies to Musical Chairs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, hopes, lifestyle, artists and showbiz and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Musical Chairs: One Last Dance (2003), Ice Castles (2010), Love N' Dancing (2009), B-Girl (2009), Don't Let Me Drown (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, romantic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, romance, follow your dream, lifestyle, couple relations, performer's life, dancer's life, love and romance, redemption, ambition, showbiz, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.3
 2K
Ice Castles (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alexis Winston is a young girl who dreams of becoming a champion figure skater. While practicing, Alexis suffers a terrible accident that takes her sight and threatens to destroy her dreams. In the midst of feeling sorry for herself she falls in ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: figure skating, skating, follow your dream, athlete's life, against the odds, lifestyle, human spirit, contests and competitions, love and romance, hopes, romance, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Love N' Dancing (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bored-with-life English teacher meets a West Coast Swing champion dancer, they have an instant connection. Both feel that the other can fulfill what was missing in their lives. Jake and Jessica must try to elude all obstacles, romantic or ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, fall in love, against the odds, infidelity, couple relations, dancer's life, romance, follow your dream, love and romance, obsessive quest, partners, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.9
 614
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: hip hop, family relations, dancing, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, teenage life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, romance, human spirit, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, family relations, society, youth, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: couples, hopes, love and romance, relationship vs career, ambition, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, introspection, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, couples, family relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 645
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, social differences, lovers reunited, tragic love, society, infidelity, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, couples, lifestyle, sexual content, couple relations, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 387
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, couples, rich and poor, parents and children, society, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging out of shape reporter falls for a pretty but seriously ill ballerina.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, sentimental
Plot: unfulfillment, unlikely couple, hopes, romance, relationship vs career, love and romance, city life, follow your dream, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, columnist ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Make Your Move (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A pair of star-crossed dancers in New York find themselves at the center of a bitter rivalry between their brothers' underground dance clubs.
Style: exciting, captivating, sexy, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, love and romance, ambition, youth, young lovers, contests and competitions, romance, lifestyle, music, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, singleness, love and romance, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, teenage love, youth, dancer's life, hip hop, friendship, breakdance, rivalry, music, follow your dream, contests and competitions, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 13K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, bittersweet, sexual content, resort, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, couples, starting over, blindness, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 435
Four (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, society, couples, teenage life, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, sexual content, gender, parents and children, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: uplifting, captivating, entertaining, light, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: follow your dream, love and romance, contests and competitions, dance school, ambition, rivalry, friendship, youth, dancing, dancer's life, music, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, dance, ballroom dancing, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, social differences, ambition, hopes, teachers and students, music ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, cuba, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.4
 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: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, dance, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, teenagers, sexual harassment, music, ambition, choreographer, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dance, ballet, dancing, music, love triangle, hopes, love and romance, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, infidelity, dance teacher ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, couples, looking for love, hopes, romance, love and romance, disability, small town, tragic event, quadriplegic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, family relations, miraculous event, hopes, holiday season, love, comeback, hometown, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 58K
Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: long distance relationship, forceful separation, couple relations, customs, parents, romance, bittersweet, love affair, young lovers, blogger, chair, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, england, los angeles, london, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, looking for love, family problems, opposites attract, lovers reunited, romance, couple relations, family relations, starting over, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, buddies, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, introspection, hopes, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 1K
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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: dancing, ambition, self discovery, follow your dream, hopes, contests and competitions, desire for fame, dancer's life, teachers and students, dance school, family relations, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 152
Above & Beyond (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, love affair, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, romance, disability, best friends, husband wife relationship, police officer, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, single parent, couples, family relations, christmas, romance, looking for love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dance of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three people whose lives are pulled into review and assessment when their paths cross. The initial sparks of what could be a new romance plays off against a couple falling out of love, a student and teacher, a father and son, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dance school, ambition, family relations, fall in love, follow your dream, couple relations, love triangle, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 136
One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, atmospheric
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, looking for love, couples, music band, nightclub, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%