Movies like The Last Dance

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The Last Dance (1993)
 4.9
 663
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, dark humor, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, couples, rivalry, survival, 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, friendship, rivalry, friends, crimes, murder and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Thriller and Music genres. Some movies like The Last Dance: The Bomber (2001), The Final Curtain (2002), Sebastian (1995), Angel (2008), Final Cut (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 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, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, media, crimes, danger, journalism, 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, dark humor ...
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, tv show, media, contests and competitions, ambition, blind ambition, couples, satire, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
 543
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: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, sexual relations, teenage life, best friends, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.6
 540
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: not serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, couples, rising to stardom, dishonesty, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, infidelity, down on your luck, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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, serious, realistic, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, danger, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 739
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, filmmaking, strong female presence, female protagonist, rivalry, theater, lesbian, producer, actress playing herself, actor playing himself, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 158
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, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, voyeurism, jealousy, inheritance, femme fatale, dishonesty, rivalry, best friends, crime, manipulations, manipulation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: small town, family relations, love triangle, fall in love, music, artists and showbiz, love and romance, music band, single parent, thirtysomething life, sex scene, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: suspenseful, tense, biting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, society, life is a bitch, deadly, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: film within a film, friendship, alcohol abuse, writer's life, artists and showbiz, couple relations, terminal illness, introspection, filmmaking, couples, bittersweet, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, serious, talky, sexy ...
Plot: friends, human nature, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, couples, family relations, introspection, parents and children, haunted by the past, vengeance, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, friendship, youth, rivalry, buddies, hip hop, contests and competitions, urban, world spanning, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 110
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, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, investigation, crimes, erotica, femme fatale, who done it, neo noir, college life, school, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, rivalry, power relations, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, underdog, athlete and trainer, music, dancing, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, police investigation, who to trust, deadly, crimes, friendship, male female relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, police detective, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, dark humor ...
Plot: jealousy, love, obsession, danger, investigation, stalking, couples, infidelity, rivalry, lovers, unfaithful, true love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 136
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, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, forgery, rivalry, crime, betrayal, dishonesty, chases and races, city life, urban, friendship, crimes, bookies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hopes, going straight, crimes, introspection, buddies, gang, gangsters, organized crime, friends, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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, friendship, teenage life, hopes, dancer's life, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, village, small town life, rivalry, hopes, ambition, underdog, society, fighting the system, best friends, human spirit, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, danger, power relations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, hopes, artists and showbiz, society, love and romance, couples, friends, clinic, forbidden love, working class, terminal illness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 437
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, vengeance, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content, cons and scams, hollywood, estate, rivalry, coma, falling from height ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, touching, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: animal sex, farmer, housekeeper, countryside, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, friends, family relations, society, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 350
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: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, war, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, best friends, friends, couples, life is a bitch, wartime life, motorcycle with a sidecar, love, black market ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, sweden, norway, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 179
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, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, adultery, impotence, dealing with death, crimes, investigation, deadly, sexual content, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 301
Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, tragic hero, unfulfillment, love and romance, best friends, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: bookies, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, culture clash, college life, follow your dream, youth, buddies, couples, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new york, las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, serious, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, investigation, obsession, missing person, uncover truth, police investigation, teenage life, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 1K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, talky ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, friends, rivalry, crimes, autobiography, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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