Ballerina movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ballerina movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, suspense, touching and humorous films and TV shows about / with ballerina, ballet, dancing, dancer, dance, love and romance, ambition, dancer's life, couples and artists and showbiz plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ballerina: Bolshoy (2017), Ballerina (2016), Find Me in Paris (2018), Black Swan (2010), Girl (2018), Center Stage: On Pointe (2016), Dance Academy (2010), A Nutcracker Christmas (2016), Tiny Pretty Things (2020), Polina (2016).

List of ballerina movies

 6.9
 890
Bolshoy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Julia is incredibly talented. She can become a great ballerina. But for this purpose she must give up everything: the interests of the family, her first love, friendship. Over and over again the heroine will face a complex choice between the dream ...
Style: realistic, colourful, artsy, sad
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dancing, ballet, ballerina, theater, dance, female protagonist, teacher, mentor, high school, friendship, rivalry, social relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
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 6.8
 21K
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: touching, inspirational, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, ballet, ballerina, rivalry, orphan, follow your dream, escape, inventor, children, best friends in love, flying, training ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, brittany
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Find Me in Paris (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A young ballet dancer from 1905 is transported into the 21st century with the power of a magical necklace.
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: ballerina, ballet, female protagonist, time travel, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, culture shock, teenage girl, pursuit, society, chase ...
Place: paris france
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 8.0
 720K
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, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, hallucination, mental illness, ballet, surrealism, insanity, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 13K
Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl, born in a boy's body, dreams of becoming a ballerina and will push her body to its limits in order for her dream to succeed.
Style: based on true events, sentimental, thought provoking, lgbt cinema, uplifting ...
Plot: transsexual, ballerina, father daughter relationship, gender identity, sexual desire, first sexual experience, teenager, self mutilation, male nudity, school, single father, self harm ...
Time: 2010s
Place: antwerp, belgium
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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, realistic, psychological
Plot: dancing, ballerina, friendship, camp, partner, rivalry, ballet, audition, competition, training, choreographer, reputation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Dance Academy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. It follows Tara Webster, a sheepfarmgirl who's ambition is to be the next best ballerina. Jewish long line of doctors' ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, dance, friendship, ambitious, ballerina, dancing, ballet, teacher, ambition, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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A Nutcracker Christmas (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When her niece is cast in The Philadelphia Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker, a jaded ex-ballerina is forced to come to terms with the life and love she left behind.
Style: light, romantic, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ballerina, ballet, christmas, aunt niece relationship, child care, betrayal, forgiveness, male female relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, second chance, teenager, family tragedy ...
Place: new york
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Tiny Pretty Things (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an attack brings down the star student at an elite ballet school, her replacement enters a world of lies, betrayal -- and cutthroat competition.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, stylized
Plot: ballet school, ballerina, dancer's life, ballet, pretty girl, teachers and students, breaking point, rivalry, character study, ambitious, death, danger ...
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 6.7
 2K
Polina (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Polina is a young dancer from a modest family. After years of ballet academy, she is accepted by the Bolshoi; still, she decides to try and audition of a modern dance company in France. She makes it, but her journey will not end there...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: ballerina, dancing, ballet, emigrant, nightclub, homeless, hunting, wound, death of father, homeless woman, teacher, modern dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, france, paris france
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 7.9
 10K
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, tense ...
Plot: ballet, rivalry, incest, mentally unstable, dancer's life, dance, ambition, ballerina, artists and showbiz, dancing, uninhibited rivalry, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pittsburgh
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Pavlova: A Woman for All Time (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany, Cuba, France, UK
Duration: 155 min.
TV show
Story: The film is based on the biography of the legendary Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. She became an internationally regarded ballerina after her performances in 1909 with the Dyaghilev's Ballet in Paris and in London. Anna Pavlova eventually ...
Plot: ballerina, ballet, dancing, dance, theater
Place: paris france, russia
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 5.9
 11K
StreetDance 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.
Style: feel good, realistic, stylized, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, ballet, dance contest, dancer's life, ballerina, competition, dream, team, love and romance, school dance, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 6.3
 6K
The Company (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.
Style: stylized, realistic, sincere, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: ballet, choreographer, ballerina, ambition, rising to stardom, dancer's life, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.4
 246
Margot (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, a recent defector to the West, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: ballerina, love and romance, dancer's life, disability, couples, ambition, artists and showbiz, ballet, gay man has sex with a woman, homosexual, gay, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Promised Land (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ling Ai and He Jiang are young, ambitious, and in pursuit of careers imported from the West, but romantic longings and career ambitions are inevitably shaped by larger social forces.
Plot: ballerina, romance, dancer, female protagonist, moving, career, relationships, love and romance, new love, friends, relationship vs career, female friendship ...
Place: beijing china
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 7.6
 8K
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, ballet, starting over, lifestyle, ballerina, lifestyle change, dancer, family, social relations, couples, small town, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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 6.7
 21K
Center Stage (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dance, ballet, dancing, love triangle, lifestyle, hopes, ambition, music, love and romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
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Angel's Last Mission: Love (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: As a punishment for meddling in human affairs, an angel faces the impossible task of finding a soulmate for a cold-hearted ballerina.
Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: young love, ballerina, angel, supernatural, childhood friend, love triangle, romance, love, friends, supernatural being, friends in love, new love ...
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 6.0
 1K
Let's Dance (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his crew breaks up, a gifted but insecure hip-hop dancer teaches at a top ballet school in Paris, where he falls for an aspiring ballerina.
Style: light, captivating, romantic, disturbing, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ballet, ballerina, ambition, performance, dancing, father son relationship, hopes, rivalry, love and romance, dance studio, youth, job ...
Place: paris france
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The End of Silence (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: society, love affair, ballerina, russian, ballet, performance, airport, adaptation, immigrants, language barrier, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 5.9
 574
Ballet (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American ballerina arrives in Hungary to enroll in a ballet school and it soon becomes apparent that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, twist ending
Plot: possession, ballet, obsession, ballerina, female ghost, conspiracy, love interest, haunted by the past, teenage girl, cult, dance, dancing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: budapest, europe, central europe, eastern europe, budapest hungary
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 6.6
 174K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, sexual, suspense, erotic, rough ...
Plot: female spy, female agent, female assassin, spy, deception, russian spy, secret mission, sexploitation, manipulation, seduction, training, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, england, united kingdom ...
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The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, ballerina, career change, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, bittersweet, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, rivalry, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
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 7.6
 1K
Yeh Ballet (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Discovered by an eccentric ballet master, two gifted but underprivileged Mumbai teens face bigotry and disapproval as they pursue their dancing dreams.
Style: inspirational, motivational, social realism, disturbing, colourful ...
Plot: dancing, dream, ballet, ballet school, direction and purpose, ambition, ballerina, self discovery, family relations, life is a bitch, ballet class, unsupportive parent ...
Place: mumbai india
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Ballet of Blood (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two ballerinas plan a gruesome attack on the ballet school that mistreated them.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: ballet school, ballerina, lesbian, father daughter relationship, drugs, sexploitation, lesbianism, violence, exploitation, female nudity, dancing, puppet ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 337
Dying to Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young man must teach a woman to dance - at any cost.
Style: inspirational, thought provoking
Plot: anorexia, teenager, dancer, food, malnutrition, weight loss, weight, teenage girl, young woman, jealous woman, parents, jealousy ...
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 3.5
 68K
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, supernatural, silly humor, goofy hero, family in danger, ghost, heroes, couples, toilet humor, stupidity, ballerina, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa
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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, self fulfillment, follow your dream, hopes, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1986 ...
Place: texas, china, asia, usa, houston texas ...
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The Girl from Petrovka (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful Russian ballerina falls in love with an American news correspondent. The KGB is most displeased and does everything it can to break them up.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: kgb, black market, jazz, forbidden love, ballerina, love affair, fall in love, against the odds, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, against the rules ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr
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