Dance contest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dance contest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, feel good, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with dance contest, dancing, dance, dancer, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, ambition, fall in love and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dance contest: Step Up All In (2014), StreetDance 3D (2010), Dance Challenge (2002), StreetDance 2 (2012), Freak Dance (2010), Step Up 2: The Streets (2008), Step Sisters (2018), All Stars (2013), Grease Live! (2016), Cuties (2020).

List of dance contest movies

 6.0
 33K
Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: captivating, feel good, serious, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, hip hop, dance contest, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, love and romance, music, uninhibited rivalry, dance, victory, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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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, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, ballet, dance contest, dancer's life, ballerina, competition, dream, love and romance, team, school dance, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Dance Challenge (2002)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Approaching his 18th birthday, David drops out of school and runs away from home and from a conflicting relationship with his mother Elena. The only thing that matters for him is break dancing. With his own group, the Urban Cyber Breakers, he has ...
Style: humorous, light, inspirational, feel good
Plot: hip hop, dancing, dance contest, teenage boy, single mother, friendship, mother son relationship, rivalry, street gang, self discovery, music, dancer ...
Place: paris france
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StreetDance 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, fall in love, dancer's life, dancer, love and romance, ambition, rivalry, music, latin, salsa, uninhibited rivalry, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.7
 310
Freak Dance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A spoiled rich girl who wants to be a dancer finds herself caught into between two rival dance groups set to do battle at an underground competition.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, rivalry, artists and showbiz, youth, lifestyle, dance contest, competition, choreography, friendship, silly humor, friends, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, realistic, serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, teenage love, contests and competitions, youth, hip hop, breakdance, dancer, dance school, ballet, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
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 5.4
 4K
Step Sisters (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jamilah has her whole life figured out. She's the president of her black sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, is student liaison to the college dean, and her next move is on to Harvard Law School. She's got it all, right? ...
Style: light, entertaining, inspirational, motivational
Plot: sorority, dance, dancing, college, sorority girl, competition, dance contest, college student, female protagonist, mentor, direction and purpose, female friendship ...
Time: 2010s
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 5.1
 1K
All Stars (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two kids look to throw an ambitious dance show in order to save their struggling youth center.
Style: realistic, stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, fall in love, ambition, dancer, dance contest, competition, dancing, dream, love and romance, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 9K
Grease Live! (2016)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.
Style: feel good, captivating, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, romance, high school life, friends, teenage love, coming of age, youth, singing, opposites attract, live broadcast, dance contest, teen romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: usa
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 3.1
 27K
Cuties (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amy, an 11-year-old girl, joins a group of dancers named “the cuties” at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity—upsetting her mother and her values in the process.
Plot: dancing, child, teenager, dancer, dancehall girl, netflix, friendship between girls, brother sister relationship, coming of age, friendship, competition, femininity ...
Place: paris france
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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: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, ballroom dancing, dance, music, romance, follow your dream, teachers and students, opposites attract, hopes, ambition, social differences ...
Place: las vegas, usa, latin america, cuba, nevada ...
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 7.0
 352K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, surprise ending, scenic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: outer space, love story, space station, isolation, space travel, spacecraft, survival, loneliness, trapped in space, destiny, moral dilemma, passenger ...
Time: future
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Love N' Dancing (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bored-with-life English teacher meets a West Coast Swing champion dancer, they have an instant connection. Both feel that the other can fulfill what was missing in their lives. Jake and Jessica must try to elude all obstacles, romantic or ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, against the odds, infidelity, fall in love, dancer's life, couple relations, couples, love and romance, partners, follow your dream, romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
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 6.9
 2K
Rumba (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome ...
Style: dark humor, uplifting, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: against the odds, dancer's life, optimism, disability, life turned upside down, couples, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, dance contest, memory loss, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
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 5.9
 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, humorous, romantic, disturbing
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ballet, ballerina, ambition, performance, dance studio, rivalry, job, dancing, youth, hopes, love and romance, father son relationship ...
Place: paris france
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 5.6
 87
Disco 9000 (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Disco 9000, a neon-lit penthouse dance club that's one of the top nightspots in Los Angeles. He also owns Disco 9000 Records, a successful label that provides the music for this venue. A rival mogul ascertains that his company can't get a ...
Style: cult film
Plot: dance contest, record, disc jockey, security, death, prostitute, businessman, d.j., dancing, tennis, funeral, dancer ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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 5.8
 968
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, sincere, touching
Plot: dancing, laboratory, disco, sign language, audition, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, true love, against the odds, nightlife, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city
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Innocent Steps (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Innocent Steps is a romantic Korean tale about a 19 year old girl (Mun Geun-yeong) from China on a dance contract. She is paid to practice and dance with her partner (Park Geon Hyeong) for the upcoming 'KDFA Cup Korea Dancesport ...
Style: captivating, feel good, touching, humorous
Plot: fake identity, true love, dancer, dance instructor, dance teacher, fall in love, ambition, dance contest, x ray, firefly, ballroom dancing, immigrants ...
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Shall We Dance? (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A bored Japanese accountant sees a beautiful woman in the window of a ballroom dance studio. He secretly starts taking dancing lessons to be near her, and then over time discovers how much he loves ballroom dancing. His wife, meanwhile, has hired a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, accountant, dance, ballroom dancing, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, dance school, couple relations, instructor, couples, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating, scary
Audience: horror for children, family outing, teens
Plot: halloween, friendship, bullying, carnival, evil clown, supernatural, danger, amusement park, magic, psychopath, small town, entertainment ...
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 6.8
 4K
Tony Manero (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from "Saturday Night Fever".
Style: rough, serious, realistic, contemplative, bleak
Plot: dancing, nightlife, showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, crimes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, bar, music ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mr. Hoppy is a shy old man who lives alone in an apartment building. For many years, he has been secretly in love with Mrs. Silver, a woman who lives below him. Mr. Hoppy frequently leans over his balcony and exchanges polite conversation with Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, gardener, elderly, secret love, gadget, romance, aging, turtle, pets, flower, old man, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Nature's Playmates (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Chicago private detective Russell Harper and his assistant, Diana, travel to a Florida nudist camp to find a missing husband and both of them soon become embroided with the life of nudists while falling in love with each other.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), tattoo, exploitation, male nudity, female nudity, dance contest, nudist camp
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Svindlande Affärer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, UK, Cuba
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gösta Eriksson, a hairdresser, buys a car from used-car dealer Bertil Planåker. But Gösta soon discovers that the car is a wreck. Planåker won't give him his money back, in fact he denies ever having seen Gösta. Gösta's brother Rolle ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: remote control, suitcase full of money, pretending to be someone else, businessman, perfume, gadget, golf, suitcase of money, car, dance contest, scam, nightclub ...
Place: havana cuba, cuba
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Monster From Bikini Beach (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: MONSTER FROM BIKINI BEACH is the story of a primordial fiend who rises from the murky depths to quench its insatiable lust for Bikini-Clad Beauties. Will anyone save the Lovely Ladies of Camaroville from the beast's wanton rampage of total ...
Plot: fictional city, cocaine, drug dealer, knife fight, vomiting, shower, blood, chase, evisceration, crooked cop, explosion, bomb ...
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Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, single parent, religions or cults, unlikely couple, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Roller Boogie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete in the Boogie Contest.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, friendship, youth, save the day, underdog, teenage life, social differences, fall in love, against the odds, ambition, music, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, venice beach california, los angeles
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Dancehall Queen (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Street vendor Marcia is scraping together a living in the ghetto section of Kingston, Jamaica. Her young daughter is being hounded by a rich sugar daddy who has been supporting the family; her brother's life is being threatened by a local thug. ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: reggae, society, single parent, rich and poor, parents and children, human spirit, self discovery, family life, clergy, music, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean
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Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Gopal, Lucky, Madhav and Laxman - four guys bound together by their child-like notoriety, aimlessness and petty business of conning people for fun and money. Laxman is an intelligent student who is not allowed to pass by his mischievous band of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: comedy team, crimes, gangsters, on the run, fall in love, blind character, family relations, stupidity, treasure, bollywood, friendship, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, goa india
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Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, explicit sex, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, self discovery, profanity, obsessive love, tragedy, apartment, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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