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, catastrophe, dialogue, love and romance, dance, runaway and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
dancer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer: Magic Mike (2012), Dirty Dancing (1987), Step Up (2006), Take the Lead (2006), Frances Ha (2012), Black Swan (2010), Burlesque (2010), Hairspray (2007), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Wicker Park (2004).

List of dancer movies

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, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, american dream, power relations, strip club, 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, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, dancer's life, love and romance, dancing, youth, dancer, resort, teenage love, fall in love, music, class differences ...
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, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, dance school, music, teenage love, love and romance, dancing, dancer, performance, youth, ballet, romance, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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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, high school, ambition, teachers and students, dancing, against the odds, hip hop, respect, contests and competitions, music, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, dancer's life, unfulfillment, odd, direction and purpose, up and down relationship, social relations, supportive friend, 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, atmospheric, mind bending, surreal, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, insanity, mental illness, paranoia, hallucinations, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: cabaret, nightclub, follow your dream, backstage, performer's life, ambition, nightlife, desire for fame, love affair, love and romance, dancer's life, burlesque ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
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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: fairy tale
Plot: celebrity, dancer, cinderella story, dance, teenager, orphan, makeover, cinderella
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Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: dream come true, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, teenage love, underdog, dancer, romance, dream, dancing, friendship, dance, racism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, 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, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, forbidden love, changing the past or future, fall in love, manipulations, true love, power of love, politician, fictional reality, senator, mind control, foreknowledge ...
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, friendship, manipulations, dating, love and romance, dishonesty, track down, betrayal, intrigue, romance, sociopath ...
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, clown, circus performer, rivalry, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, performer's life, uninhibited rivalry, revenge, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1937, year 1973
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, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, school, siblings relations, orphan, youth, contests and competitions, love affair, dancer ...
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: sincere, emotional, entertaining, romantic
Plot: love, rise and fall, dancer, singer, dancing, performer, fame, death of mother, false accusation, father daughter relationship, death, attempted murder ...
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: serious, realistic, sexy, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, lifestyle, romance, follow your dream, performer's life, dancer's life, couple relations, love and romance, showbiz, redemption, teenage love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, exciting, scary, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, butler, dancer, cannibalism, time warp, dark and stormy night, castle, gender bending, young lovers, society ...
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, hopes, twentysomething life, romance, ambition, social climbing, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, escape from reality, dance performance, 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
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: high school, music, dancer, ambition, singing, singer, friendship, music industry, teenage life, mastermind, teenage love, romance ...
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, serious ...
Plot: quarantine, prostitution, corruption, prostitute, confession, boat, theft, dancer, polish, money, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 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, teenage love, urban, youth, dancer's life, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, teenage life, culture clash, audition ...
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, captivating, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: optimism, friendship, social worker, dancer, bicycle, flamenco, looking for love, homeless, singleness, urban, realism, instructor ...
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: dancer, dance, dancer's life, couple relations, dealing with death, family relations, urban, lifestyle, artist, siblings relations, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: makeup artist, seance, dancer, infidelity, actress, debt, filmmaking, danger, identity, murder, circus, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, california, usa, europe, los angeles ...
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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: perversion, psychopath, femme fatale, murder, mentally unstable, torture, gory, violence, obsession, dancer, audition, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, disappearance, police detective, confession, jealousy, dancer, psychiatrist, divorce, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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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, talky, clever, psychological, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, bowling, prison, dancer, alienation, blackmail, debt, football, ex convict, bathtub, gambling, strip club ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, mistress, suicide, seduction, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, who to trust ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 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, disfigurement, mystery, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, love, hallucinations, disfigured face, obsession, redemption, 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, tense, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, rivalry, tragic love, gang war, modern day adaptation, gang, prejudice, stabbing, jealousy, dancer, dance, feud ...
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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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: sexual, disturbing, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, prostitute, homosexuality, homosexual, cowboy, eviction, dancer, gay slur, male bonding, shower, male prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, florida ...
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