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, captivating, humorous, feel good, serious and sexy films and TV shows about / with dancer, dancing, ambition, dance scene, dancer's life, teenager, artists and showbiz, ballet, friendship and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
dancer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer: Take the Lead (2006), And Then We Danced (2019), Dirty Dancing (1987), Magic Mike (2012), Burlesque (2010), Step Up 2: The Streets (2008), Step Up Revolution (2012), Center Stage: On Pointe (2016), The Next Step (2013), Step Up (2006).

List of dancer movies

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: inspirational, sexy, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer, dancer's life, teacher, dedicated educator, high school, hip hop, music, respect, ambition, teachers and students, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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: disturbing, captivating, romantic, psychological, art house ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, dancing, lgbt, dancer, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, flirting, gay slur, gay lead character, rivalry, gay sex, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi, europe, asia ...
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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: feel good, sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, romance, forbidden love, coming of age, love and romance, love story, fall in love, unlikely couple, dancer, summer romance, dancer's life, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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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, fairy tale, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, teenager, celebrity, dancer, romance, high school hunk, orphan, contests and competitions, half sister, stereotypes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
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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, erotic, talky, entertaining, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, strip club, stripper, nightclub, male nudity, friendship, dancer, male stripper, nightlife, friends, clubbing, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, new jersey, usa
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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, romantic, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, ambition, nightlife, nightclub, follow your dream, dancer, rising to stardom, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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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: feel good, romantic, entertaining, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, teenage love, dancer, dancer's life, youth, ballet, contests and competitions, breakdance, dance contest, high school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
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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: romantic, feel good, entertaining, light, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer, teenage love, dancer's life, romance, hip hop, teenage life, dance teacher, music, teenager, competition, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
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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: emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: dancing, ballerina, dancer, friendship, audition, ballet, camp, rivalry, partner, reputation, modern dance, competition ...
Time: 21st century
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: semi serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dancing, dance studio, dancer's life, follow your dream, contests and competitions, teenage life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, youth, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: feel good, captivating, sweet, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, happy ending, dance school, ballet, love and romance, music, teenage love, romance, teen romance, dancer, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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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, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, high school, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, pop star, school, youth, evil stepmother, love affair, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: sexy, sentimental, light, serious, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, disco, slut, working class, dancer, nightclub, slutty attitude, music, dysfunctional family, teenager, dance performance, dance contest ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california, usa
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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, twist ending, sexy, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, character study, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, insanity, paranoia, dancing, ballerina, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Happy New Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Six would-be thieves enter a prestigious dance competition as a cover for their larger goal of pulling off a major heist
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dancing, dancer, partners, dance contest, diamond, competition, unlikely partners, crimes, organized crime, attempted robbery, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dubai, middle east
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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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: ballet, dance school, dancer, lifestyle, starting over, lifestyle change, dancing, family, ballerina, small town life, small town, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, queer cinema
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, dancer, actor's life, actress, young woman, producer, singer, actor, starlet, desire for fame, ambition, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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: humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: lgbt, dancer, dancing, dancer's life, woman, talent, dancehall girl, dance club, longing, ambition, direction and purpose, ambitious woman ...
Place: sweden
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Ema (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart.
Style: suspense, sincere, rough, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian seduction, lesbian sex, lesbian lover, dancer, adoption, fire brigade, choreographer, cuckold, adopted son, lesbian, dancing, dancehall girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chile
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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: mumblecore, realistic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Plot: friendship, relationships, love, dancer, bittersweet, loneliness, female protagonist, group of friends, female friendship, self discovery, existentialism, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, paris france, new jersey, japan ...
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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: inspirational, touching, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dancing, ballerina, ballet, rivalry, children, orphan, follow your dream, inventor, best friends in love, escape, dancer, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: paris france, brittany
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I Am Happiness on Earth (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Emiliano looks at his life with the eyes of a film director, mixing the objective reality with the processes of the artistic creation. The story he is filming flounders with his daily life, until his world is trapped in the lens of his camera. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: gay, bisexual, filmmaker, erotica, lgbt, dancer, erection, gay interest, bisexuality, movie business, male homosexuality, male masturbation ...
Place: mexico
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The White Crow (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Serbia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Director Ralph Fiennes captures the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet’s most famous star, a wild and ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense, non-linear
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: ballet, gay, cold war, dancer, dancing, homosexual history, painting, desertion, kgb, homosexuality, homosexual, male nudity ...
Time: 50s, year 1961, year 1938
Place: paris france, moscow russia, ussr
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Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, feel good, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, gay, father son relationship, boxing, dancing, follow your dream, audition, working class, hopes, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 90s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
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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, romantic, twist ending, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, unrequited love, love at first sight, love story, fall in love, dating, romance, love and romance, love, betrayal, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, france
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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: uplifting, captivating, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, fall in love, music, female protagonist, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bronx new york city, new york, 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, emotional, romantic, sincere, cult film
Plot: singer, disco, rise and fall, dancing, dancer, fame, love, performer, death of mother, father daughter relationship, death, attempted murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
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Flesh and Bone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A talented but emotionally troubled dancer runs away to New York City and quickly finds herself immersed in the cutthroat world of professional ballet.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: ballet, incest, rivalry, dancer's life, dancing, mentally unstable, ambition, ballerina, artists and showbiz, brother sister incest, dancer, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pittsburgh
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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, rough, thought provoking, touching, erotic
Plot: dancer, cancer, family, father, estrangement, dancing, girl, little girl, loss of father, rehearsal, female protagonist, doctor ...
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, emotional, touching, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ballet, against the odds, dancing, dancer, ambition, communism, promise, immigrants, follow your dream, human spirit, self fulfillment, rags to riches ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1989, year 1981 ...
Place: china, austin texas, texas, usa, asia ...
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