Dancer's life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dancer's life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, feel good, serious, sexy, humorous and romantic films and TV shows about / with dancing, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, dance scene, youth, hip hop, dancer, music and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
dancer's life
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dancer's life movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dancer's life: Step Up 3D (2010), Black Swan (2010), Dirty Dancing (1987), Take the Lead (2006), Save the Last Dance (2001), Coyote Ugly (2000), Dance Academy (2010), Step Up 2: The Streets (2008), Shall We Dance? (2004), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004).

List of dancer's life movies

 6.1
 58K
Step Up 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Style: captivating, serious, feel good, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, happy ending, hip hop, contests and competitions, young lovers, high school, music, love and romance, romance, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 755K
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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 7.0
 229K
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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 6.6
 26K
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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Save the Last Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, interracial romance, dancer's life, ballet, hip hop, high school, romance, teenage love, teenager, music, coming of age, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa, new york, san francisco
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 5.7
 114K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, romantic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, music, dancer's life, nightlife, nightclub, love affair, love and romance, ambition, parents and children, sexual attraction, desire for fame, follow your dream ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, kids, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, dancing, ballet, friendship, teacher, ambitious, teenage life, ballerina, ambition, hopes, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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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Shall We Dance? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, follow your dream, dancing, dancer's life, dance school, teachers and students, marriage, rags to riches, family, hopes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, romance, dancer's life, young lovers, latin, love, fall in love, salsa, love story, revolution, interracial romance, family ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, caribbean, latin america
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Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: All self-taught dancer Kate Parker has ever wanted to do was perform with the American Academy of Ballet. But when she doesnt make it after auditioning, she learns that it takes more than precision and perfection to succeed in the dance world.
Style: light, motivational, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, ballet, dancing, follow your dream, youth, performer's life, rivalry, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, teenager, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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 7.7
 135K
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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 6.4
 86K
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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 6.3
 9K
High Strung (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dancing, ballet, violin, dancer's life, performance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, musician, ambition, music, competition, culture clash ...
Place: new york
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Make Your Move (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A pair of star-crossed dancers in New York find themselves at the center of a bitter rivalry between their brothers' underground dance clubs.
Style: sexy, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, love and romance, ambition, romance, young lovers, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, music, interracial relations, nightlife, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.9
 11K
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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 6.5
 119K
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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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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Dance with Me (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, dancer's life, music, romance, follow your dream, mentor, opposites attract, ambition, hopes, social differences, teachers and students ...
Place: las vegas, austin texas, cuba, texas, usa ...
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 5.1
 7K
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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 5.8
 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: sexy, feel good, realistic, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, dance contest, dance school, ballet, ballerina, competition, dream, team, love and romance, art, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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 5.8
 49K
Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, teenage love, small town, dancer's life, teenager, rebellion, love and romance, youth, culture clash, hip hop, music, love ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, southern usa
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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: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric, feel good
Plot: ballet school, dancer's life, ballerina, ballet, perfectionist, gay, pretty girl, breaking point, teachers and students, rivalry, hate crime, competitor ...
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 6.6
 80K
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: feel good, captivating, serious, intense, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: dancing, high school, teenager, music, youth, small town, rebellion, love and romance, dancer's life, rebelliousness, church, teenage rebellion ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, utah
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Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, athlete and trainer, hip hop, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
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 5.7
 1K
The Dancer (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Elle a une passion: la danse. Une ambition: danser a Broadway. Un handicap: elle est muette. Le samedi soir, dans une boite new-yorkaise, elle affronte les plus grands DJ et, quelle que soit la musique, techno, funk, jazz ou soul, elle garde le ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: dancing, disco, follow your dream, ambition, dancer's life, laboratory, sign language, audition, true love, against the odds, love affair, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, usa, paris france, brooklyn new york city ...
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Mad About Mambo (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High school student tries to improve soccer skills by practicing dance and falls for his dance partner.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, dancer's life, fall in love, couples, hopes, society, sport, romance, working class, cheerleader, love triangle, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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Feel the Noise (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob ...
Style: realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancer's life, rapper, culture clash, fish out of water, society, ambition, youth, friendship, human spirit, teenage love, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa, latin america
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 4.1
 698
Body Language (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An hour before the five best Dutch dance crews fly to a contest in New York, the subsidized trip is cancelled. Five dancers from totally different crews don't want to give up their free plane ticket and go anyway. In New York they realize what ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, music, hopes, hip hop, infidelity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, breakdance, dancer's life, adaptation, happy ending, dancing, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love triangle, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
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