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Dance Academy (2010)
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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' heir Samuel 'Sammy' and minor juvenile offender Christian are the outsiders but gradually fit in, making new kinds of friends. Star ballerina's daughter Kat also introduces them in the circle of last-year brother Ethan, who already aspires a career as choreographer. Also Abigail, a smart young girl who'll walk over dead bodies to reach the stars tries to sabotage everything and everyone.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, dance, friendship, ballerina, ballet, teacher, dancing, ambition, teenage life, ambitious, hopes, talented, dancer, teenager, youth, student, young woman, jewish, family, friends, artists and showbiz, young man, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about youth, friendship, dancing, ambition, artists and showbiz, love and romance and follow your dream mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Dance Academy: Dance Academy: The Movie (2017), Make It or Break It (2009), The Next Step (2013), Find Me in Paris (2018), Center Stage (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dance Academy: The Movie (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 2017 movie follows the original dance academy TV show and tracks where the characters are in their lives now.
Style: sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, artists and showbiz, dance school, friendship, teacher, dancer, school, ballet, youth, talented, friends, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, sport, athlete's life, friends, female athlete, rivalry, youth, social relations, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, newcomer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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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, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dance studio, dancing, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, teenage life, audition, power relations, friendship, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Find Me in Paris (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A young ballet dancer from 1905 is transported into the 21st century with the power of a magical necklace.
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
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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, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dance, ballet, dancing, music, love triangle, lifestyle, hopes, ambition, love and romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
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Save the Last Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: interracial romance, dancing, dancer's life, ballet, teenage love, hip hop, high school, hopes, follow your dream, romance, dance school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1984, 90s
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Duration: 104 min.
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Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, teen drama
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: feel good, realistic, stylized, funny, inspirational ...
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Duration: 107 min.
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: captivating, sexy, exciting, entertaining, sweet
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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SLiDE (2011)
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TV show
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7K
Honey 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
American Dreams (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
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