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, sexy, touching and humorous films and TV shows about / with dancer, dancing, dance, artists and showbiz, friendship, love and romance, storytelling, mentor, dancer's life and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer: Dirty Dancing (1987), Take the Lead (2006), Magic Mike (2012), Step Up (2006), Frances Ha (2012), Burlesque (2010), Angels of Sex (2012), Black Swan (2010), Paris (2008), Sticky Notes (2016).

List of dancer movies

 7.0
 193K
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, resort, romance, dancer, youth, love and romance, teenage love, fall in love, music ...
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: talky, entertaining, light, romantic, fairy tale
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, celebrity, dancer, teenager, orphan, anti heroes, contests and competitions, anti hero, half sister, dancing, dance ...
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 6.6
 24K
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
 128K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, dancing, nightlife, dancer, friendship, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, stripper, friends, male stripper, clubbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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 6.5
 108K
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, serious, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance school, dance, love and romance, teenage love, hip hop, dancer, music, dancer's life, teen romance, performance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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 7.5
 69K
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, touching, semi serious, humorous, mumblecore ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, roommate, direction and purpose, follow your dream, dancer's life, loneliness, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, supportive friend, boyfriend, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, paris france, japan, new jersey ...
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 6.4
 76K
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: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, backstage, nightclub, performer's life, desire for fame, nightlife, ambition, dancing, love and romance, stripper, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iowa, chicago illinois
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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, sexual relations, infidelity, dancer, friendship, strong sexual content, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 8.0
 679K
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, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, insanity, hallucination, surrealism, paranoia, mental illness, losing-it hero, rivalry, dark fantasy, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.8
 11K
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, city life, fall in love, friendship, transplant, artist, death, dance, dancing, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.0
 774
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, thought provoking, touching, rough
Plot: dancer, cancer, father, family, estrangement, life support, girl, dancing, plot twist, rehearsal, little girl, loss of father ...
Place: florida, los angeles
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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: captivating, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dancing, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, teenage life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, studio, performer's life, audition ...
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, emotional, serious, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ballet, against the odds, ambition, dancer, communism, immigrants, promise, self fulfillment, human spirit, follow your dream, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1973, year 1986 ...
Place: texas, usa, china, asia, washington d.c. ...
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 7.5
 46K
Buffalo '66 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, 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, psychological, tense, humorous, touching ...
Plot: ex convict, kidnapping, alienation, strip club, haunted by the past, fall in love, prison, blackmail, gambling, debt, bet, dancer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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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, society, fighting illness, homosexuality, homosexual, eviction ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 70s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, dallas texas ...
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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, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, cinderella, love and romance, school, rags to riches, youth, pop star, orphan, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, mental illness, racism, dancer, illness, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, power relations, identity crisis, doctors and patients, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, year 1957, 50s
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, follow your dream, teenage life, culture clash, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
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 7.6
 8K
Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, ballet, lifestyle, starting over, lifestyle change, dancer, family, social relations, couples, 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, meditative, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: daydreamer, escape from reality, friendship, new job, dreams, imagination, romance, introspection, love, dancer, imaginary, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
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 7.7
 16K
Smash (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: actor's life, showbiz, producer, actor, actress, singer, ambition, desire for fame, follow your dream, rising to stardom, lifestyle, starlet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 12K
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: estrangement, suicide attempt, unlikely relationship, free spirited, friendship, odd couple, elderly, respect, optimism, dancer, loneliness, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: serious, exciting, stylized, surreal
Plot: circus, clown, dancer, imaginary, fall in love, performance, young lovers, disorder, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, oldies, 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, sentimental, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, changing the past or future, fall in love, alternate reality, forbidden love, manipulations, fictional reality, foreknowledge, true love, power of love, politician, mind control ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.0
 52K
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, manipulations, sociopath, friendship, betrayal, manipulation, dating, love and romance, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely partners, fall in love, partners, friendship, newcomer, couples, love affair, workplace situations, couple relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, 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: serious, stylized, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, romance, couples, age difference, family reunited, family, dancer's life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, friendship ...
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, mad, narcissism, circus, circus performer, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, performer's life, life is a bitch, graphic violence, sadism, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1937, year 1973
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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True Confessions of a Go-Go Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jane McCoy, a recent college graduate, much to her parent's dismay, decides to scrap her plans for law school to pursue an acting career full-time. Struggling to make ends meet, she meets a confident and persuasive friend who shows her the way ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, touching
Plot: friends, dancer's life, downfall, college graduate, youth, nightclub, pole dancer, dancer, go go dancer, father daughter estrangement, introspection, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.0
 33K
Happy New Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, partners, crimes, unlikely partners, thief, competition, bollywood, dancer, diamond, dancing, dance, misfit partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dubai, middle east
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