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, stylized and humorous films and TV shows about / with dancer, dancing, dance, artists and showbiz, friendship, storytelling, love and romance, romance, mentor and dancer's life 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), Step Up (2006), Magic Mike (2012), Dirty Dancing (1987), Burlesque (2010), Frances Ha (2012), Another Cinderella Story (2008), Angels of Sex (2012), Black Swan (2010), Paris (2008).

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: 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, 21st century, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance, dance school, love and romance, music, dancer, hip hop, teen romance, teenage love, ballet, dancer's life, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, san francisco
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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, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, stripper, dancing, dancer, nightlife, friendship, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, friends, male nudity, ambition ...
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, dancer's life, unlikely couple, romance, teenage love, resort, love and romance, dancer, sensuality, youth, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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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: light, talky, entertaining, romantic, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, celebrity, cinderella, dancer, teenager, orphan, contests and competitions, anti hero, anti heroes, half sister, dancing, dance ...
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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, melancholic, entertaining, lyrical, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, backstage, nightclub, desire for fame, performer's life, nightlife, stripper, ambition, dancing, love and romance, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa, chicago illinois
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Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, mumblecore ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, roommate, follow your dream, direction and purpose, dancer's life, loneliness, artists and showbiz, best friends, unfulfillment, supportive friend, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, paris france, japan, new jersey ...
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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, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, cinderella, love and romance, school, youth, pop star, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Angels of Sex (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, sexual attraction, homosexual, dancer, infidelity, sexual relations, friendship, strong sexual content, lifestyle, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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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, atmospheric, mind bending, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: dancer, family relations, romance, fall in love, friendship, city life, artist, transplant, death, dancing, dance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Sticky Notes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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, dancing, life support, girl, doctor, little girl, rehearsal, plot twist ...
Place: florida, los angeles
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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: captivating, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dancing, contests and competitions, follow your dream, dancer's life, teenage life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, youth, friendship, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, follow your dream, self fulfillment, dance school, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1973, year 1986 ...
Place: texas, china, usa, asia, houston texas ...
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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: romantic, gay cinema, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: dancing, gay romance, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay sex, gay, friendship, love, gay lead character, dancer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia, tbilisi
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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, cowboy, fish out of water, prostitute, dancer, male friendship, male bonding, fighting illness, society, homosexuality, eviction, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 70s
Place: new york, texas, usa, dallas texas, manhattan new york city ...
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, mental illness, racism, dancer, illness, identity crisis, power relations, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1950s, year 1957
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, teenage love, music, dancer's life, youth, dancer, love and romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, teenage life, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
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Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, lifestyle, starting over, lifestyle change, dancer, family, couples, social relations, small town, dancing, ballerina ...
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: escape from reality, daydreamer, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, visionary, young man, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
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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: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, actor, singer, producer, actress, starlet, lifestyle, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, dancer, respect, optimism, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, brussels, belgium, europe
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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, fall in love, dancer, performance, disorder, imaginary, young lovers, fish out of water, oldies, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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, forbidden love, manipulations, mind control, power of love, foreknowledge, true love, politician ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, united states
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Heavy Weight Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A panda named Pancada, who works at a boxing club, wishes to become a dancer but gets caught up in an upcoming fight due to a case of mistaken identity.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mistaken identity, contests and competitions, escapades, disorder, heroes, rivalry, dancer, computer animation, failing business, boxing, panda, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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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, non-linear, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love at first sight, love triangle, dating, love and romance, manipulations, track down, romance, friendship, betrayal, sociopath, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france
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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, light, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, teenage love, youth, dancer's life, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, rivalry, music, follow your dream, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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Wedding Planners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Shruti and Bittoo decide to start a wedding planning company together after they graduate from university, but romance gets in the way of business.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, partners, unlikely partners, fall in love, friendship, love and romance, romance, graduation, newcomer, dancer, wedding preparations and rituals, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi
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Cherry Blossoms (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband, Rudi, has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children. Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, couples, family reunited, age difference, romance, family, friendship, death in the family, parents and children, dancer, loss of spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, europe, asia, germany ...
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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: clown, narcissism, circus, graphic violence, circus performer, life is a bitch, performer's life, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, mad, sadism, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1937
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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