Dancer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dancer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, stylized, talky and interesting films and TV shows about / with dancer, dancing, storytelling, mentor, runaway, dialogue, catastrophe, love and romance, dance and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
dancer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer: Take the Lead (2006), Magic Mike (2012), Dirty Dancing (1987), Step Up (2006), Burlesque (2010), Frances Ha (2012), Black Swan (2010), Buffalo '66 (1998), Midnight Cowboy (1969), The Adjustment Bureau (2011).

List of dancer movies

A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits (2016)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A contemporary musical version of the classic Cinderella story in which the servant step daughter hope to compete in a musical competition for a famous pop star.
Style: light, talky, entertaining, romantic, fairy tale
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, celebrity, dancer, cinderella, teenager, orphan, contests and competitions, anti hero, half sister, dance, makeover
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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: captivating, feel good, inspirational, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, dancer, dancing, high school, dedicated educator, teachers and students, ambition, against the odds, hip hop, respect, contests and competitions, music ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, strip club, dancer, clubbing, friends, dancing, male nudity, american dream, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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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: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, dancing, unlikely couple, dancer's life, resort, love and romance, dancer, romance, youth, fall in love, teenage love, music ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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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: captivating, feel good, entertaining, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance school, hip hop, music, love and romance, teenage love, dancer, performance, youth, ballet, romance, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, san francisco
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Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, serious, melancholic, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nightclub, follow your dream, backstage, performer's life, ambition, cabaret, nightlife, desire for fame, dancer's life, love and romance, burlesque, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
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Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, roommate, loneliness, wannabe, slacker, direction and purpose, social relations, up and down relationship, supportive friend, odd, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, japan, new jersey ...
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, losing-it hero, hallucinations, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, parents and children, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Buffalo '66 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.
Style: dark humor, psychological, humorous, tense, touching ...
Plot: ex convict, prison, alienation, blackmail, strip club, gambling, debt, dancer, fall in love, haunted by the past, pretense, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, homosexuality, prostitute, dancer, cowboy, male bonding, society, fighting illness, eviction, gay slur, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, dallas texas ...
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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, changing the past or future, fall in love, forbidden love, manipulations, true love, foreknowledge, power of love, politician, fictional reality, senator, mind control ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Wicker Park (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.
Style: sexy, realistic, romantic, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, love triangle, manipulations, track down, friendship, betrayal, dating, sociopath, love and romance, dishonesty, intrigue, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, france
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The Last Circus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.
Style: dark humor, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: mad, narcissism, circus, circus performer, clown, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, performer's life, life is a bitch, sadism, revenge, dancer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1937
Place: europe, spain
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Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: feel good, romantic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage life, high school, teenage love, love and romance, cinderella, school, siblings relations, orphan, youth, pop star, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, emotional, sincere
Plot: love, dancing, singer, dancer, rise and fall, performer, false accusation, death of mother, fame, father daughter relationship, attempted murder, death ...
Place: bombay india
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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, romantic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, lifestyle, romance, follow your dream, performer's life, couple relations, dancer's life, love and romance, showbiz, redemption, teenage love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: sexual, scary, exciting, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, butler, dancer, cannibalism, castle, dark and stormy night, gender bending, society, love and romance, master and servant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
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Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited ...
Style: serious, sexy, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: disco, dance performance, hopes, twentysomething life, romance, ambition, escape from reality, social climbing, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, friendship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
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Dream High (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dream High is a South Korean television series broadcast by KBS in 2011. It features miss A's Suzy, Kim Soo-hyun, T-ara's Eunjung, IU and 2PM. The drama was popular among teenagers, and brought in viewership ratings in the 18 to 20 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: high school, music, ambition, dancer, music industry, friendship, singer, singing, teenage life, loser, confession, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: quarantine, prostitution, corruption, confession, prostitute, dancer, boat, theft, polish, money, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, poland, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america ...
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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: light, feel good, exciting, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, dancer's life, teenage love, urban, youth, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, teenage life, culture clash, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, canada
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Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: optimism, friendship, social worker, dancer, flamenco, bicycle, looking for love, homeless, realism, elementary school, roommate, unhappy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
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Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: dancer, dance, dealing with death, family relations, artist, architect, friendship, transplant, couples, fall in love, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: filmmaking, danger, actress, seance, debt, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, nightmare, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, usa, california, los angeles, europe ...
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Audition (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seven years after the death of his wife, company executive Aoyama is invited to sit in on auditions for an actress. Leafing through the resumés in advance, his eye is caught by Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training.
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: femme fatale, perversion, psychopath, murder, ballet, mentally unstable, gory, sadism, violence, obsession, torture, actress ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: talky, psychological, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating, murder, investigation, police detective, disappearance, dancer, jealousy, confession, psychiatrist, divorce, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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8 Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eight women gather to celebrate Christmas in a snowbound cottage, only to find the family patriarch dead with a knife in his back. Trapped in the house, every woman becomes a suspect, each having her own motive and secret.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, satirical, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: estate, maid, family secret, murder, christmas, crime, suicide, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, who to trust, who done it, multiple suspects ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, argentina
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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, mystery, disfigurement, love, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, hallucinations, disfigured face, obsession, hopes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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West Side Story (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are ...
Style: stylized, captivating, tense, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, rivalry, tragic love, gang war, modern day adaptation, gang, prejudice, jealousy, dancer, stabbing, dance, obsessive love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, surreal, stylized, serious, art house ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, postmodernism, star, introspection, showbiz, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, england, france, copenhagen denmark ...
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