Movies like Footloose

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Footloose (2011)
 5.8
 51K
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 troubled daughter Ariel in the process.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, entertaining, absurd, sincere, serious, sexy, intense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, small town, teenager, rebellion, love and romance, youth, culture clash, music, hip hop, love, repression, rebelliousness, dancer, rock, teenage life, young lovers, social relations, fish out of water, disorder, artists and showbiz, high school, teenage girl, curfew ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, southern usa

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Most similar movies to Footloose

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, realistic, sexy and humorous films with plots about catastrophe, culture clash, dialogue, runaway, mentor, life philosophy and fantasy world mostly in Romance, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Footloose: Dirty Dancing (1987), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004), Save the Last Dance (2001), Step Up Revolution (2012), Step Up 3D (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 82K
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: dancing, high school, teenager, love and romance, music, youth, rebellion, dancer's life, rebelliousness, small town, church, teenage rebellion ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 234K
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 ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, coming of age, romance, love story, forbidden love, love and romance, summer romance, teenager, couples, fall in love, love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, year 1963
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, dancing, dancer's life, young lovers, love, latin, salsa, love story, fall in love, love and romance, revolution, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, ballet, dancer's life, high school, romance, hip hop, teenager, love and romance, music, teenage love, black man white woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer, dancer's life, romance, hip hop, teenage love, teenager, music, teenage life, competition, revolution, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: high school, prom, teenage love, friendship, high school life, love and romance, high school hunk, teenager, romance, couples, disney, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 59K
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, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, happy ending, hip hop, contests and competitions, young lovers, high school, romance, love and romance, teenager, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, feel good, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, teacher, dancer, dancer's life, dedicated educator, high school, teachers and students, music, prejudice, respect, ambition, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: romantic, inspirational, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer, dancer's life, youth, ballet, hip hop, contests and competitions, teenage love, dance contest, high school, love and romance, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 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, romance, cheerleading, competition, hip hop, rivalry, high school, college, ambition, leadership, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 35K
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, entertaining, captivating, erotic ...
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%
 5.9
 35K
Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: music, underdog, college, dancing, hip hop, high school, teenager, rivalry, destiny, adaptation, music band, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, new york, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: church choir, small town, music, love story, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, last wish, disorder, friendship, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba, georgia, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 132K
Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, lyrical, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: dancing, artists and showbiz, dream come true, teenage love, racism, follow your dream, fat girl, teenager, teenage girl, music, stereotypes, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 79K
Rock of Ages (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: rock, dancing, rock and roll, music, gay, teenager, music business, ambition, nostalgia, young love, betrayal, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, music, disney, teenager, friendship, family relations, happy ending, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.7
 116K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: humorous, romantic, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, music, love affair, nightlife, ambition, parents and children, nightclub, love and romance, desire for fame, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 120K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, happy ending, hip hop, love and romance, ballet, dance school, music, romance, youth, teenage love, teenager, performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Movie in collections
 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, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, cheerleading, teenager, choreographer, ambition, hopes, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, sweet, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, teenager, coming of age, happy ending, teenage love, topless woman, female nudity, young lovers, teenage life, fall in love, photographer, high school ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
High School Musical 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The East High Wildcats are ready to have the time of their lives. Troy (Zac Efron) is thrilled when he’s offered a job in a country club, but it’s all part of Sharpay’s (Ashley Tisdale) plot to lure him away from Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens). ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, pre-teens, chick flick ...
Plot: teenage love, high school life, teenager, disney, romance, dancing, love and romance, youth, ambition, music, country club, talent show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 15K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: romantic, humorous, semi serious, light, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, music, rock band, cheerleading, teenage love, ambition, friends, love and romance, rock and roll, hopes, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, texas, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 17K
Fame (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Style: melancholic, intense, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: teacher, dancing, high school, music, teenager, music business, reality, dream come true, desire for fame, youth, follow your dream, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, ambition, hopes, teachers and students, social differences, love and romance ...
Place: las vegas, austin texas, usa, cuba, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 20K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, prom, school, romantic rivalry, teen romance, teenager, friendship, love and romance, misfit, cheerleading, youth ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 4K
Satisfaction (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: rock and roll, friendship, rock, music, coming of age, romance, teenager, women, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, teenager, high school, friendship, cheerleading, coming of age, love, vengeance, teenage girl, competition, bullying, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, hip hop, culture clash, school, transformation, adolescence, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, paris france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 95K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, ridiculous, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, coming of age, school, friendship, adolescence, high school life, teenage life, stereotypes, high school student, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Shag - More Dancing (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, sex comedy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: teenager, beach, dancing, coming of age, friendship, summer, romance, runaway, road trip, sacrifice, rock and roll, car ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%