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, stylized, romantic, captivating and entertaining films and TV shows about / with dancer, dancing, dance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dancer's life, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe and ambition plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
dancer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer: Magic Mike (2012), Dirty Dancing (1987), Step Up (2006), Black Swan (2010), Frances Ha (2012), Burlesque (2010), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Wicker Park (2004), Take the Lead (2006), Hairspray (2007).

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, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drugs/alcohol, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, strip club, american dream, power relations, male nudity ...
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, resort, love and romance, dancing, youth, teenage love, music, dancer, class differences, fall in love ...
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, youth, dancer, romance, ballet, follow your dream, performance ...
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: fairy tale
Plot: celebrity, dancer, cinderella story, dance, cinderella, teenager, orphan, makeover
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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, suspense, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, mental illness, insanity, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, paranoia, hallucinations, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, loneliness, roommate, best friends, follow your dream, urban, dance teacher, responsibility, adolescence vs adulthood, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, japan, new jersey ...
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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, entertaining, melancholic, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nightclub, follow your dream, cabaret, performer's life, backstage, nightlife, ambition, desire for fame, love affair, burlesque, dancer's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
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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, sentimental, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, forbidden love, fall in love, changing the past or future, manipulations, true love, fictional reality, politician, power of love, plan, foot chase, mind control ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
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, track down, manipulations, dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, romance, dating, twists & turns, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, france
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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: feel good, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, dance, high school, dancer, teachers and students, music, vandalism, contests and competitions, respect, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: entertaining, humorous, feel good, romantic, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: dream come true, follow your dream, teenage love, artists and showbiz, dream, romance, underdog, dancing, friendship, dance, teenage girl, dancer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa
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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. ...
Plot: bisexual, dancer, gay, menage a trois, prostitute, hospital, injury, party, dancing, singer, bathroom, homosexuality ...
Place: mexico
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Divines (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Qatar
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a ghetto where religion and drug trafficking rub shoulders, Dounia has a lust for power and success. Supported by Maimouna, her best friend, she decides to follow in the footsteps of Rebecca, a respected dealer. But her encounter with Djigui, a ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, gun in mouth, fire, seduction, kiss, blood, money, bathtub, criminal, police, trafficking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: dancer, dance, ballet, dancer's life, rebelliousness, historical figure, artists and showbiz, against the rules, feminism, love affair, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, chicago illinois, florence italy, paris france, riviera ...
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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 ...
Plot: cancer, dancer, estrangement, family, father, female nudity, nickname, telephone call, black dress, cigarette smoking, dancing, little girl ...
Place: florida, los angeles
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My Father Up the Tree (1969)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A young man is shunned by his friends after he starts an affair with a dancer.
Plot: dancer, rent, alcohol, dancing, friend, singer, brother sister relationship, sunset, nightclub, smoking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swimming pool ...
Place: lebanon
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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, sincere, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: split personality, racist, dancer, mental illness, racism, dissociative identity disorder, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, illness, power relations, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: dancer, mormon, dance, latter day saints, dancing, mormonism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: utah
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Just in Time (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After his wife’s death, Michael loses track of what’s important. That’s why it’s strictly business between Michael and Faith, the attractive nanny he’s hired to take care of his troubled 7-year-old daughter, Lily. When Faith helps Lily ...
Plot: dancer, grief, choreography
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Melissa (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Melissa follows her dream of becoming a dancer all the way to New York City but finds when she gets there that reaching her goal might cost more than she is willing to sacrifice. In dire need of money, she becomes an exotic dancer in a strip club ...
Plot: dancer, striptease, arrest, female nudity, divorced father, best friend, police arrest, stripper, strip club, answering machine message
Place: new york
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Footloose (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.
Style: serious, captivating, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: music, small town, rebelliousness, high school, rebellion, fish out of water, dancer's life, high school life, dancing, dance, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
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Tomcat: Dangerous Desires (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jacki, a scientist involved in genetic research, meets Tom, a young modern dancer who is suffering from a degenerative nerve disease. Jacki experiments with using genetic material taken from a cat to cure him, but the cure has side effects, and Tom ...
Style: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, dancer, cat, superhuman powers, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Raavan (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This thrilling, allegorical drama follows the intricately interwoven lives of three people, delving into concepts of good and evil, and complex emotions. Ragini re-locates to distant Lal Matti along with her Superintendent of Police husband, Dev ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: manhunt, love triangle, kidnapping, mythology, forest, waterfall, marriage, fight, rope bridge, gun, police, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: jealousy, dancer, family relations, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, family business, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, college dropout, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Stepping Out (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mavis (Liza Minnelli) was a chorus line dancer on Broadway. Just as she was on the verge of getting more prominent roles, she fell in love. Her full-of-himself boyfriend moved them to Buffalo, far from the theater scene. As a musician, he plays with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: dancer, dancing, dancer's life, church, performer's life, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, underdog, human spirit, teachers and students, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, he realised ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: martial arts, hollywood, parody, dancer, fame, filmmaking, actor's life, rise and fall, movie business, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Ornate Lock (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A young couple, Ganga and Nakulan, arrives at the ancestral home called Madampalli of the latter. Hailing from a family that follows tradition and superstitions, Nakulan's uncle Thampi objects to the couple's idea of moving into the ...
Plot: ghost, dancer, psychiatrist, myth, room, sorcerer, palace, uncle nephew relationship, vengeance, jealousy, curse, village ...
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The Next Step (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the lives of an elite group of young dancers who train at The Next Step Studio.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dancer's life, performer's life, dance, sport, studio, desire for fame, ego clash, teenage life, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Zus & zo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zus & Zo shows what three sisters are willing to do to stop their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of Paraíso, their beloved family summer home on the Portuguese coast.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, wine, friendship, dancer, bikini, maid, fireworks, fire, champagne, infidelity, fall in love, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portugal, holland
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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: small town, prince, whale, threat, chaos, circus, philosophy, symbolism, darkness, surrealism, dancer, faith ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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