Movies like The Last Dance

If you like "The Last Dance" you are looking for sincere, serious and realistic movies about / with friendship, couples, rivalry, survival, dark humor, friends and contests and competitions themes of Drama and Thriller genre shot in Sweden or Norway.
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The Last Dance (1993)
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The Last Dance (1993)
Original name: Sista dansen
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Blackpool, a dancing contest, a dead woman. This is the opening scene of this movie, which then continues by telling us the story preceding this sad accident - or is it a murder? We will get to know the tensed relationship of the dancing contestant couple Tove and Claes, and see how there lives are affected by Liselott and Lennart, their opponents and friends.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, couples, rivalry, survival, dark humor, friends, contests and competitions, betrayal, ambition, artists and showbiz, murder, underdog, dancer's life, dancing, death, envy, strained relationship, dance contest, dance, dancing couple, opponent
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe

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Most similar movies to The Last Dance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about couples, rivalry, friendship, friends, murder, crimes and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Thriller and Music genres. Some movies like The Last Dance: The Bomber (2001), The Final Curtain (2002), Angel (2008), Final Cut (1998), Gossip (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 2K
The Bomber (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and why is Christina murdered? The police desperately seek for ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, media, crimes, journalism, danger, female reporter, murder, bomb, rivalry, deadly, contests and competitions, bombing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Final Curtain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, clever, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, tv show, showbiz, blind ambition, contests and competitions, ambition, media, dark humor, drugs/alcohol, satire, uninhibited rivalry, couples ...
Time: 70s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 2.6
 569
Angel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Angelica "Angel" Holst was a celebrated rockstar in the 80's but since then her fame and popularity has faded. Now it's time to step back into the spotlight - but to reach the top again she needs media attention and the question ...
Style: realistic, not serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, infidelity, rising to stardom, dishonesty, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, couples, down on your luck, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 2K
Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, danger, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.7
 760
Gossip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ten actresses test films for the title role of a remake of "Queen Christina".
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, strong female presence, actress playing herself, infidelity, actor playing himself, actress, lesbian interest, producer, lesbian, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 159
In Dark Places (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A vengeful woman lures her half brother into a game that may leave her the sole heir to their abusive father's fortune.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, inheritance, jealousy, voyeurism, betrayal, intrigue, femme fatale, dishonesty, rivalry, best friends, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 1K
BlackJack (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The drummer Tommy is known for being the local Casanova, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: small town, music band, fall in love, love triangle, family relations, thirtysomething life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, single parent, music, sex in car, homecoming ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 557
Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, touching
Plot: coming out, coming of age, friends, gender, love and romance, best friends, gays and lesbians, youth, friendship, sexual relations, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, biting ...
Plot: murder, society, deadly, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Waiting for the Tenor (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The author Thomas meets his childhood friend Hoffman on an autumn night in 1997. They decide to let a dream come true: to make a film of a play by Thomas, Veranda for a Tenor, with Hoffman in the lead role. The story takes us back to the summer of ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: film within a film, friendship, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, writer's life, couple relations, terminal illness, introspection, filmmaking, couples, bittersweet, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Giving Tree (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them to look into the mysterious and dark past of ...
Style: contemplative, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: friends, human nature, friendship, youth, gays and lesbians, couples, family relations, vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past, introspection, homecoming ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beat the World (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three dance crews – one Latin American, one European and one Canadian – prepare to battle at the International Beat the World competition in Detroit. Along the way, they struggle with gambling debt, bad break-ups and their own egos. In the final ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, friendship, youth, buddies, rivalry, hip hop, contests and competitions, hopes, world spanning, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 107
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, who done it, college life, school, college, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Good Neighbors (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in 1995, the year of the second referendum on the separation of Quebec. In the dead of winter, a serial killer is on the loose in the small Montreal neighborhood of Notre Dame de Grace. The tenants of an old apartment house must figure ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, police investigation, who to trust, crimes, deadly, friendship, male female relationship, police detective, brother brother relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, dancer's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, power relations, artists and showbiz, underdog, athlete and trainer, dancing, music, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Bottom of the Sea (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An architect (Daniel Hendler) trails a man (Gustavo Garzón) who was hiding under his girlfriend's (Dolores Fonzi) bed.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, love, obsession, investigation, danger, stalking, couples, infidelity, lovers, rivalry, unfaithful, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 145
Back to Even (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an expert counterfeiter finds himself in debt to a dangerous bookie and on the run from the mob, he races to clear his name and settle the score.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, crime, betrayal, dishonesty, chases and races, friends, bookies, urban, city life, friendship, forgery, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 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: touching, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, dancing, hip hop, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, teenage life, friendship, ambition, coming of age, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A 91 years old carpenter, who is still in completely good health, has to fight developers who are trying to force him to sell his land.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: small town, village, small town life, rivalry, society, ambition, hopes, underdog, best friends, fighting the system, human spirit, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 8K
A Gang Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge Suttel, with whom he first discovered prison life - for ...
Style: serious, realistic, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, friendship, hopes, crimes, introspection, gangsters, buddies, gang, organized crime, friends, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: captivating, serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancing, dance, dancer's life, college, rivalry, college life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, student life, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Silence Like Glass (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story of two diametrically opposed young women dealing with terminal illness.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, hopes, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couples, friends, clinic, forbidden love, working class, terminal illness, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
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Lying in Wait (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young bachelor Babee is looking after his dead mother's estate when married couple Keith and Vera move in. Babee becomes attracted to them by the beautiful Vera and the risk taking Keith. However at a party Vera crashes her car, putting Keith ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, deadly, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, graphic violence, rivalry, estate, hollywood, cons and scams, coma, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.9
 604
1939 (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a ...
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, war, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friends, couples, best friends, wartime life, motorcycle with a sidecar, female nudity, bathtub ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, rivalry, graphic violence, power relations, couples, dishonesty, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 183
Depraved (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steamy erotic thriller centering on Opella and Dan, a couple whose sexual fantasies get so wild, Dan wants to put a stop to them. When Opella is discovered dead, Dan contacts his brother to help him get rid of the body and cover his tracks, but the ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, impotence, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, sexual content, crimes, investigation, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny aces his studies, being a mathematical genius, but the one ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: bookies, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, culture clash, college life, youth, buddies, follow your dream, couples, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new york, las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 2K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, investigation, obsession, missing person, uncover truth, police investigation, teenage life, psychopath, mind game, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man uses the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to settle his accounts with society.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, society, clergy, dark humor, vandalism, bank, vengeance, fall in love, suicide attempt, death of mother, leonardo da vinci, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Under the Sun (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: animal sex, farmer, countryside, housekeeper, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, romance, family relations, friends, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%