Movies and TV shows like The Next Step

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The Next Step (2013)
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The Next Step (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of an elite group of young dancers who train at The Next Step Studio.
Style: sentimental, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dance studio, dancing, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, teenage life, friendship, youth, ambition, audition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, desire for fame, power relations, friends, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ego clash, dance contest, sport, studio, dance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

Most similar movies to The Next Step

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, captivating and feel good films and TV series with plots about youth, artists and showbiz, ambition, teenage life, follow your dream, friendship and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Next Step: Dance Academy (2010), Let It Shine (2012), Sonny with a Chance (2009), One Last Dance (2003), Violetta (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, dance school, youth, family, family relations, artists and showbiz, friends, siblings relations, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Dance Academy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. It follows Tara Webster, a sheepfarmgirl who's ambition is to be the next best ballerina. Jewish long line of doctors' ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, friendship, ambitious, ballet, ballerina, dancing, teenage life, teacher, ambition, hopes, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Let It Shine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, hip hop, hip hop culture, rapper, teenage love, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, performer's life, musician's life, dream come true, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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100%
Sonny with a Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sonny with a Chance is an American children's sitcom which aired on Disney Channel, created by Steve Marmel, that follows the experiences of teenager Sonny Munroe, portrayed by Demi Lovato, who becomes the newest accepted cast member of her ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenage life, teenager, youth, aspiring actor, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, showbiz, tv show, family, new life, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, sexy, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, follow your dream, lifestyle, romance, performer's life, dancer's life, love and romance, redemption, showbiz, teenage love, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Violetta (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Violetta is an Argentine telenovela filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina and developed by Disney Channel Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and production company Pol-ka, debuted in its country of origin, Latin America and Italy on ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage girl, teenage love, youth, love and romance, family relations, boyfriend, rivalry, love triangle, jealousy, artists and showbiz, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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25%
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Fame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dancing, desire for fame, friendship, power relations, rehearsal, coming of age, youth, music, high school life, teenage life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, 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
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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, realistic, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, dance school, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, lifestyle, couples, society, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Zoey 101 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: boarding school life, teenage life, teenage love, battle of the sexes, boarding school, lifestyle, youth, best friends, teachers and students, friendship, male female relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: school, teenage girl, family, teenager, coming of age, youth, supportive parent, family values, parents and children, teachers and students, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, exciting, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, young lovers, happy ending, contests and competitions, youth, hip hop, ambition, music, romance, follow your dream, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 11K
StreetDance 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.
Style: feel good, realistic, sexy, stylized, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, dance contest, dancer's life, ballet, ballerina, competition, dream, team, love and romance, life philosophy, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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
Plot: dancing, fall in love, dance contest, salsa, dancer's life, dancer, rivalry, ambition, love and romance, music, latin, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Make It Happen (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
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: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, self discovery, friendship, dance school, dancing, dancer's life, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar Eddie Duran (Cody Longo). Loren's wildest dreams come true ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, follow your dream, musician, best friends, fame, audition, ambition, talented, fan, backstage, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: realistic, touching, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, hip hop, teenage life, friendship, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, high school life, urban ghetto life, family relations, urban ghetto, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
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Best Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Best Friends follows the life of a group of friends at their high school ‘Spangalis College’. Inside and outside of school exciting and challenging experiences take place. Growing up is never easy; every character has its own, unique story of ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, high school, society, love, school, everyday life, friends, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: sign language, mute or deaf, deaf, teenage life, family relations, school, relatives, best friends, switched at birth, social relations, friends, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, against the odds, human spirit, athlete's life, follow your dream, teenage life, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, parents and children, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Pop Star (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When talented young singer, Roxie Santos, meets music producer, Eddie Marz, he promises her an amazing new lifestyle and a future record deal. All he needs her to do is first lend her voice to a celebrity with no singing talent. However, when things ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: musician's life, lifestyle, teenage life, follow your dream, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hopes, teenage love, music band, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The L.A. Complex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, psychological, captivating
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, temptation, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, talent agent, neighbor, dancer, roommate, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
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Our song (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: HaShir Shelanu is an Israeli daily comical musical drama that had finished its 4th season airing on the yes-5 Israeli Movie Channel and repeating on Channel 2. The last episode aired in April 2007.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, ego clash, ambition, musician's life, rivalry, society, music band, social differences, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Breaking Brooklyn (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy with a passion for dance and his brother are rescued from the streets by an old showman who takes them to live with his estranged former dancing partner/brother.
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, sexy, sweet
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, broadway, school, mentor, self fulfillment, counterculture, artists and showbiz, hopes, dancer's life, relationships, talented, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, starlet, teenage life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, parents and children, family, lifestyle, youth, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, athlete and trainer, dancing, music, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, desire for fame, actor's life, rivalry, musician's life, disorder, fish out of water, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 313
A Gurls Wurld (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Singapore, Australia, Germany
TV show
Story: A gURLs wURLd, also known as Emma's Chatroom and Cyber Girls, is an Australian children's television series, co-produced by Screen Australia, Southern Star Entertainment, Southern Star Singapore, the Media Development Authority of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, long distance relationship, cyberspace, teenage life, technology gone awry, social relations, family relations, parents and children, ambition, youth, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, australia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 1K
All Stars (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two kids look to throw an ambitious dance show in order to save their struggling youth center.
Style: realistic, stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dance contest, rivalry, dancer's life, contests and competitions, ambition, fall in love, dancer, dream, dancing, competition, fight, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 16K
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: semi serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, music, teacher, teenage life, showbiz, high school life, dream come true, desire for fame, youth, follow your dream, dance school, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%