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, feel good, sexy, humorous and romantic films and TV shows about / with dancer, dancing, dance, artists and showbiz, storytelling, friendship, love and romance, ambition, youth and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer: Take the Lead (2006), Magic Mike (2012), Step Up (2006), Dirty Dancing (1987), Step Up 2: The Streets (2008), And Then We Danced (2019), Burlesque (2010), Frances Ha (2012), Another Cinderella Story (2008), The Next Step (2013).

List of dancer movies

 6.6
 25K
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: feel good, captivating, inspirational, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, dancer, dedicated educator, high school, dance, ambition, teachers and students, against the odds, respect, contests and competitions, music ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.1
 133K
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, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, dancing, dancer, stripper, nightlife, male nudity, friendship, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, male stripper, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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 6.5
 113K
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: feel good, captivating, sweet, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance, dance school, love and romance, dancer, ballet, hip hop, music, teenage love, dancer's life, happy ending, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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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: modern fairy tale, entertaining, light, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, celebrity, dancer, teenager, orphan, anti heroes, contests and competitions, anti hero, half sister, teenage love, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 210K
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, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, forbidden love, romance, unlikely couple, dancer's life, resort, teenage love, love and romance, dancer, youth, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, teenage love, youth, dancer, contests and competitions, dance school, hip hop, breakdance, ballet, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
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And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Style: gay cinema, disturbing, romantic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: dancing, gay, coming out, lgbt, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, love, dancer, gay romance, gay sex, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi
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 6.4
 81K
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, melancholic, entertaining, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, performer's life, desire for fame, backstage, nightclub, ambition, dancing, stripper, nightlife, love and romance, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa, chicago illinois
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 7.5
 77K
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: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, mumblecore ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, roommate, follow your dream, direction and purpose, bittersweet, dancer's life, loneliness, ambitious, friends, social relations, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, japan, paris france, sacramento california ...
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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: romantic, feel good, modern fairy tale, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, cinderella, teenage life, love and romance, school, pop star, youth, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, dance studio, dancing, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, teenage life, power relations, friendship, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, teenage life, dancer, audition, dance teacher, music, romance, ambition, against the rules, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
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The Sex of the Angels (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carla and Bruno believe they have answers for everything until Rai appears in their lives, an attractive and mysterious young who lives outside the rules. In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, gay sex, bisexual man, homosexual, dancer, infidelity, friendship, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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 8.0
 714K
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, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, hallucination, mental illness, ballet, surrealism, insanity, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.8
 12K
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: atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dancer, family relations, romance, fall in love, city life, friendship, artist, transplant, dance, dancing, death, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.0
 826
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
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Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ballet, against the odds, ambition, dancer, communism, immigrants, promise, human spirit, self fulfillment, follow your dream, hopes, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1989 ...
Place: texas, china, asia, usa, washington d.c. ...
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 7.8
 103K
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, cowboy, fish out of water, prostitute, dancer, male bonding, male friendship, fighting illness, society, homosexuality, homosexual, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 70s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, dallas texas ...
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Frankie & Alice (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
Style: serious, psychological, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, mental illness, racism, dancer, illness, power relations, drugs/alcohol, identity crisis, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.8
 21K
Ballerina (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
Style: touching, inspirational, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, ballet, ballerina, rivalry, orphan, follow your dream, escape, inventor, children, best friends in love, flying, dancer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, brittany
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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, dance, friendship, ambitious, ballerina, dancing, ballet, teacher, ambition, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.6
 8K
Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, ballet, starting over, lifestyle, ballerina, lifestyle change, dancer, family, social relations, couples, small town, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, contemplative, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, escape from reality, daydreamer, painting, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
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 7.7
 17K
Smash (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by Robert Greenblatt for NBC. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. The series was broadcast in the US by NBC and produced ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, producer, singer, actor, actress, starlet, rising to stardom, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, fall in love, dancer's life, dancer, music, rivalry, love and romance, ambition, latin, salsa, uninhibited rivalry, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mr. Morgan's Last Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, estrangement, suicide attempt, free spirited, unlikely relationship, odd couple, friendship, respect, dancer, optimism, loneliness, chance meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, belgium, europe, brussels
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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An original story featuring performances by Cirque du Soleil. A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surreal
Plot: circus, clown, imaginary, young lovers, fall in love, dancer, performance, disorder, oldies, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 139K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: music band, high school, gay teenager, contests and competitions, singing, coach, desire for fame, teenage life, performance, ambition, musician, outcast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, changing the past or future, alternate reality, fictional reality, mind control, forbidden love, power of love, teleportation, manipulations, foreknowledge, true love ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, united states
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 5.9
 47K
Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: sincere, feel good, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance, teenage love, dancer's life, love and romance, small town, youth, repression, rebellion, rebelliousness, music, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, southern usa, boston
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