Movies like Mirrors 1985

If you like "Mirrors" you are looking for movies about / with love, dancing, ballet, ballerina, love triangle, career and female protagonist themes of Drama genre shot in USA.
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Mirrors (1985)
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Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aspiring Midwestern ballerina (Marguerite Hickey) struggles in New York as the only jobs she can get are as chorus performers. Her personal life is equally dismal.
Plot: love, dancing, ballet, ballerina, love triangle, career, female protagonist, dancer, marriage proposal, reporter, bathroom, muscleman, footsie under the table
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, emotional and psychological films with plots about love, female protagonist, dancing, dancer, ballet, female nudity and ballerina mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Mirrors: Out of Step (2002), Bolshoy (2017), The Promised Land (2015), Dying to Dance (2001), Story of a Love Story (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: dancer, dancing, mormon, dance, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mormonism
Place: utah, new york
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95%
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Bolshoy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Julia is incredibly talented. She can become a great ballerina. But for this purpose she must give up everything: the interests of the family, her first love, friendship. Over and over again the heroine will face a complex choice between the dream ...
Style: colourful, realistic, artsy, sad
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, dancing, ballerina, theater, dance, female protagonist, teacher, rivalry, mentor, friendship, high school, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
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The Promised Land (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ling Ai and He Jiang are young, ambitious, and in pursuit of careers imported from the West, but romantic longings and career ambitions are inevitably shaped by larger social forces.
Plot: ballerina, romance, dancer, female protagonist, moving
Place: beijing china
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56%
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Dying to Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young man must teach a woman to dance - at any cost.
Plot: anorexia, ballet, teenage daughter, dancing, eating disorder, 18 year old, parents, jealous woman, ballerina, weight, food, malnutrition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Story of a Love Story (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality leaving us to wonder whether the affair is real or just a ...
Plot: affair, imagination, love triangle, female nudity, self discovery, love, pregnant woman nude
Place: france
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50%
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Melissa (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Melissa follows her dream of becoming a dancer all the way to New York City but finds when she gets there that reaching her goal might cost more than she is willing to sacrifice. In dire need of money, she becomes an exotic dancer in a strip club ...
Plot: dancer, striptease, arrest, police arrest, strip club, female nudity, best friend, stripper, answering machine message, divorced father
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
Plot: love, widow, priest
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Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: dancing, ballerina, partner, friendship, ballet, training, rivalry, camp, audition, reputation, competition, dancer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Two Girls for a Madman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young girls in New York City studying to be ballet dancers are chosen by a crazed sex fiend to be his next victims. He rapes one of them at gunpoint and then proceeds to stalk and terrorize both of them.
Plot: ballet, rape, stalker, shower, female nudity, carjacking, gay slur, nudity (full frontal - brief), air disaster, car theft, exploitation
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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The Maiden Danced to Death (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Canada, Slovenia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, emotional, family saga
Plot: love triangle, family relations, love, husband wife relationship, dancing, jealousy, homecoming, rivalry, brother brother relationship, society, couples, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: hungary, eastern europe, canada
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36%
The Beach House (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for ...
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, life philosophy, family reunited, transformation, parents and children, family relations, turtle, brother sister relationship, fall in love, sibling relationship, estrangement, small town ...
Time: contemporary
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35%
Yesterday's Children (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jenny Cole lives with her husband and son in middle America. She is pregnant and starts to have very vivid dreams about a small city that has a big church. She then starts talking to her mother about it and her mother shows her some drawings she ...
Plot: love, parenting, orphanage, spiritualism, ancestry, reincarnation, memory, pregnancy, female protagonist, family history, rabbit, loveless marriage ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Third Girl from the Left (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A chorus girl comes to the realization that she is not getting any younger and that her longtime relationship with a nightclub comedian is going nowhere. She finds herself attracted to an unassuming but attentive--and much younger--delivery boy.
Plot: delivery man, chorus girl, love, delivery boy, comedian, nightclub, dancer, affair, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Six Weeks (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, youth, romance, bittersweet, family relations, couples, campaign, infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, dancer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 97
She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: terminal illness, melancholy, disease, star crossed lovers, dying young, college student, death, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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For Michelle (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Brett Cornell learns that the mother of a child he is alleged to have Fathered 5 years prior, has died in an accident, he heads south to try and take custody of the daughter that he never knew. Brett takes to desperate measures to make it in ...
Plot: accident, love, death, court, intimacy, custody
Place: south carolina, new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Polina (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Polina is a young dancer from a modest family. After years of ballet academy, she is accepted by the Bolshoi; still, she decides to try and audition of a modern dance company in France. She makes it, but her journey will not end there...
Style: contemplative, sincere, romantic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: dancing, ballerina, emigrant, teacher, homeless, nightclub, homeless woman, wound, hunting, modern dance, wounded, ballet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, realistic
Plot: shepherd, farmer, love, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, world war one, sex scene, village, execution, father son relationship, marriage proposal, death of father ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Plot: nylons, female protagonist, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, hair, braids, flapper, revenge, coming of age, cousin cousin relationship
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Red Rose White Rose (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an ...
Plot: reputation, extramarital affair, love, adultery, woman on top, love triangle, marriage, husband wife relationship, seductress, infidelity, passion
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: shanghai, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Young Lovers (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A carefree college student has to face up to responsibility when his girlfriend announces she's pregnant.
Plot: love, virgin, motorcycle, military draft, college, young love, art student, premarital sex, balloon, professor, campus, dancing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cyrano de Bergerac (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 176 min.
Story: As incomparable in swordplay and wordplay as he is, the gallant soldier, philosopher, and poet Cyrano de Bergerac is as timid as a schoolboy before the fair Roxanne. Derek Jacobi delivers an electrifying award-winning portrayal of Rostand's ...
Plot: wooing, love triangle, love, self sacrifice, loneliness, poet, unrequited love, obstacle, unconditional love, handicap, obsessive love
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, ballerina, career change, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, bittersweet, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, rivalry, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Elizabeth Blue (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, is coping with ongoing episodes of schizophrenia.
Plot: therapy, train, panic, female protagonist, love, woman in bathtub, engagement, schizophrenia, hallucination, mental illness, mentally unstable woman, flowers
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28%
Though None Go with Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elizabeth Leroy devotes her life to serving God but her faith is tested over the years as she has to overcome many hardships and sorrows.
Plot: grandmother granddaughter relationship, grief, church, loss of husband, religion, korean war, sermon, financial problem, christian, correspondence, alzheimer's disease, crisis of faith ...
Time: 1950s, 90s, 50s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young girl arrives in New York City from Ohio determined to make it in the big city, but circumstances result in her becoming a waitress, then a prostitute.
Plot: female director, female stockinged legs, female nudity, playing footsie, sex, prostitute, woman takes off shoes, stockings, female protagonist, exploitation, female bare feet
Place: new york
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27%
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Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gisela is a young wife and mother, living in a working class German Housing Scheme. She is a supermarket cashier, her husband a delivery driver. The marriage is stale but together they are working their way up into the middle class. George and ...
Plot: love triangle, supermarket, extramarital affair, salesman, female director, female nudity, sex in toilet, cheating wife, handjob, male nudity, sex, masturbation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Girl in the Book (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a young writer's transformation when her past invades her present.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: aspiring writer, journal, job, secret, book, party, betrayal, female protagonist, one night stand, friendship, love and romance, female director ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Malibu (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A young couple from Milwaukee moves into the fabled, high-society Malibu beach community and becomes involved with the lives of the various people living in the community.
Plot: infidelity, scandal, coast, reporter, tennis, beach, corrupt lawyer, sex
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%