Movies like Dancing Queens

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Dancing Queens (2021)
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Dancing Queens (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of Dylan Pettersson, a 23-year-old girl from a small island in the Swedish archipelago with big dancing aspirations.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: dancing, lgbt, dancer, show, talent, woman, ambition, direction and purpose, longing, dance club, talented, aspiration, desire for fame, girl, dance
Place: sweden

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Most similar movies to Dancing Queens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, entertaining and realistic films with plots about dancing, ambition, dancer, friendship, love and romance, dance and direction and purpose mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Dancing Queens: My Dad Baryshnikov (2011), Mind the Gap (2007), Holy Mess (2015), Let's Dance (2007), Dance Academy: The Movie (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Dad Baryshnikov (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Moscow, 1986, the heat of Perestroika. Borya is an average clumsy teenager who is miraculously admitted to the legendary Bolshoi Ballet School. The boy is convinced that he will become a ballet dancer like his father, Mikhail Baryshnikov. But is ...
Style: funny, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: ballet, ballet school, dancing, teenage boy, dancer, direction and purpose, longing, teenage life, desire for fame, teenager, artist, father and son ...
Time: year 1986, 80s
Place: moscow russia, russia, ussr, soviet union
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95%
 5.1
 2K
Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, friendship, social differences, society, officers and cadets, culture clash, academy, fish out of water, hopes, family life, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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68%
 5.5
 3K
Holy Mess (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy about the new alternative family and how different family situations and relationships come to a head during the premier family weekend.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, captivating, lgbt cinema
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, christmas, family dinner, lgbt, gay couple, father son relationship, family secret, gay slur, mother son relationship, gay protagonist, female director ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 229
Let's Dance (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dans la famille Bellinsky : il y a Salomon le père, 80 ans, débordant de vie. Il se bat pour ne pas être enterré trop vite, entre des cours de claquettes sous le haut patronage de Fred Astaire et la recherche d'une compagne...La mère, ...
Style: inspirational, sweet, captivating, feel good
Plot: dancing, dancer, romancing partners, ambition, follow your dream, dancer's life, romance, hip hop, youth, ballet, dance studio, creativity ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: captivating, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, artists and showbiz, dancer, teacher, school, friendship, ballet, friends, teenage life, young man, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Dirty Picture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The love story between an actress and a director. Inspired by the life of the late south Indian actress Silk Smitha.
Style: sexy, serious, captivating
Plot: ambition, dancing, suicide, casting couch, filmmaking, film industry, movie star, movie actress, sex, female protagonist, actress, sexploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
LOVE by CHANCE (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Love By Chance is a film about two aspiring actors from South Africa (Altovise Lawrence and Atandwa Kani) who are independently in America, trying to crack into an extremely difficult and over saturated Hollywood industry. They meet by chance, but ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining, light
Plot: dating, desire for fame, couple relations, fall in love, romantic relationship, hollywood, direction and purpose, love and romance, love affair, longing, south african, relationships ...
Place: africa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 7K
Honey 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2003 dance movie Honey. Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, dance, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, music, fall in love, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.1
 134K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, dancing, dancer, stripper, nightlife, friendship, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, male stripper, clubbing, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 415
Pleasure (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Netherlands, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20-year-old Bella Cherry leaves the small town life in Sweden for Los Angeles with the aim to become the worlds next big porn star but the road to her goal turns out to be bumpier than she imagined.
Style: captivating
Plot: porn industry, sex worker, female nudity, prostitute, prostitution, blind ambition, sexual content, direction and purpose, desire for fame, sexploitation, ambition, seductress ...
Place: sweden, los angeles, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 5K
Don Verdean (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: desire for fame, society, rivalry, archaeologist, track down, on the road, self discovery, cons and scams, ambition, forgery, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holy land, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Once in a Lifetime (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mona Bergström is a sweet eurovision-obsessed woman in her 30's. She is married to a lazy husband and have 4 children, all named after her favorite Swedish eurovision popstars. Her brother is a crossdressing guy selftitled "Candy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, moral dilemma, showbiz, obsession, contests and competitions, sibling relationship, aspiring singer, celebrity culture, music ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 4K
Freak Show (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.
Style: touching, social, artsy, sentimental, intellectual ...
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, high school, transsexual, self acceptance, friendship, gay student, teenager, social misfits, hate crime, parents and children, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 949
Dad Wanted (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: What does a thrill-seeker tween girl do when her mom forbids her to enter a BMX race? Cast an actor with nothing to lose to play her approving dad.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: mother daughter relationship, direction and purpose, overprotective parent, family problems, kids and family, problem solving, relationships, professional rivalry, championship, sport, family relations, athlete's life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 995
The Producers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: The drama is set in the backstage world of broadcasting industry. The story revolves around the dynamic work and life of people who work in entertainment division of television network.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: television producer, aspiration, producer, desire for fame, workplace situations, movie business, teamwork, ambition, workplace, direction and purpose, film producer
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
So Long Suburbia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 64 min.
Story: So Long Suburbia is a campy queer coming of age teen film. Can be watched here: https://vimeo.com/195164161 (Offical)
Style: sexy, captivating, contemplative, unusual plot structure, queer cinema ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, coming of age, youth, lesbian, bisexual, gay, teenager, love and romance, love, romance, fall in love, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 11K
Ideal Home (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, entertaining
Plot: gay, gay love, gay adoption, lifestyle, parenting, boy, father son relationship, friendship, grandson, lgbt, gay couple, farm ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 1K
Stepping Out (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mavis (Liza Minnelli) was a chorus line dancer on Broadway. Just as she was on the verge of getting more prominent roles, she fell in love. Her full-of-himself boyfriend moved them to Buffalo, far from the theater scene. As a musician, he plays with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: dancer, dancing, dancer's life, power relations, church, human spirit, teachers and students, show tunes, lifestyle, underdog, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sticky Notes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an emotionally detached backup dancer named Athena, who must return home to Florida to help care for her estranged father, Jack, after he gets diagnosed with cancer. There she must contend with Jack’s irresponsible lifestyle while ...
Style: twists and turns, touching, rough, thought provoking
Plot: dancer, cancer, father, family, estrangement, life support, dancing, girl, female protagonist, doctor, rehearsal, plot twist ...
Place: florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 63
Shining Moon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A jobless gay actor is offered the dream role of a lifetime in a feature film, but he must play an elderly drag. He will be forced to overcome his fears and prejudices to understand better himself and the others.
Style: psychological, sexy, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, latin, love, love and romance, actor's life, couple relations, couples, romance, friendship, actor, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Angry Indian Goddesses (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Frieda, a fashioncommercial photographer trying to find her own art, gathers her closest girlfriends from all over India to travel to Goa for a surprise announcement: she’s getting married! Thus begins an impromptu bachelorette celebration that ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: female friendship, photographer, slumber party, friendship, female protagonist, lesbian, dancing, coming out, police officer, friends, entertainment, society ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 4K
Step Sisters (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jamilah has her whole life figured out. She's the president of her black sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, is student liaison to the college dean, and her next move is on to Harvard Law School. She's got it all, right? ...
Style: light, entertaining, inspirational, funny, feel good ...
Plot: sorority, dance, dancing, college, sorority girl, competition, dance contest, female protagonist, college student, mentor, direction and purpose, female friendship ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 105
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: mormon, dancer, dancing, dance, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mormonism
Place: utah, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Year of the First Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing himself, Streusel, a cheeky boy covered with spots, Tümai, a ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, romantic
Plot: memories, coming of age, teenager, first kiss, school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love, romantic relationship, love and romance, friends, relationships, love affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The New Country (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 232 min.
Story: A 15 year old Somalian boy meets a 40 year old Iranian man on a refugee camp in Skåne, in the south of Sweden. With the threat of deportation hanging over them they decide to the take their faiths in their own hands and together they go on a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: refugee, african, on the run, obsessive quest, on the road, human nature, friendship, discrimination, working class, misfit, estrangement, deportation ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sex, Party and Lies (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A youth group is preparing for what will be the summer of their life, including secrets, lies, sex, confusion, evenings and holidays.
Style: sexy, entertaining, suspense, light
Plot: lgbt, sex, sexuality, alcohol, drug use, gay, friendship, sex with teenager, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, addiction, college ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Seeking Temporary Wife (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frederik is a happy man; he has a girlfriend he loves, a business running smoothely and he is going to be a father. But his happiness proves false. At a party, his girlfriend declares that she will leave him for her true love. Frederik is ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, couples, love, parents and children, divorce, betrayal, frustration, couple relations, fall in love, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 1K
Marquise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marquise is a drama about the rise and fall of a beauteous actress. As cheerfully portrayed by Sophie Marceau, the eponymous heroine is an engagingly ribald, but perhaps rather too modern, character. She rises from an impoverished background to ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, sexy, captivating
Plot: dishonesty, tragic hero, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, prostitute, romance, intrigue, society, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, lyon, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Innocent Steps (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Innocent Steps is a romantic Korean tale about a 19 year old girl (Mun Geun-yeong) from China on a dance contract. She is paid to practice and dance with her partner (Park Geon Hyeong) for the upcoming 'KDFA Cup Korea Dancesport ...
Style: captivating, feel good, touching, humorous
Plot: fake identity, true love, dancer, dance instructor, dance teacher, fall in love, ambition, dance contest, x ray, firefly, ballroom dancing, dance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, stylized, intense ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, actor's life, ambition, desire for fame, aging, family life, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%