Burlesque movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant burlesque movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, serious, entertaining and sexy films and TV shows about / with burlesque, female nudity, stripper, love and romance, artists and showbiz, male nudity, betrayal, murder, flashback and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
burlesque movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as burlesque: Burlesque (2010), Blaze Starr Goes Nudist (1962), Tonight for Sure (1962), The Treat (1998), Gypsy (1962), The Villain (2009), The Love Witch (2016), Lustful Illusions (2011), The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968), Brooklyn Bizarre (2015).

List of burlesque movies

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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Blaze Starr Goes Nudist (1962)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Blaze Starr, playing herself, is tired of performing the duties of a star. At a movie theater, she watches an advertisement for the Sunny Palms Lodge, only 30 miles from where she lives. She joins the place and finally can relax and enjoy nature as ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: burlesque, stripper, nudist camp, camp, nudism, breasts, nudist, female protagonist, exploitation, resort, actress, sexploitation ...
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Tonight for Sure (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: On the Las Vegas strip, two unlikely men rendezvous: Samuel Hill, an ill-kempt desert miner, and Benjamin Jabowski, a John Birch Society dandy from the city. Intent on some sort of mayhem, they enter the Herald Club before the burlesque show starts, ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: desert, nightclub, miner, burlesque, hypocrisy, sheriff, voyeurism, sexploitation, exploitation, drunkenness, female nudity, hallucination ...
Place: las vegas
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The Treat (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of four strange prostitutes will change forever when they go to the Mayor's birthday party.
Style: sexual, semi serious, sexy, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: burlesque, farce, drugs/alcohol, small town, prostitute, romance, politics, betrayal, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
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Gypsy (1962)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: domineering mother, burlesque, stripper, showbiz, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, rise to the top ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
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The Villain (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With gun-toting rivals on his tail, a daring bank robber takes refuge in the quiet residential street here he grew up and where his mother, Maniette, still lives. An unscrupulous property developer, Korazy, is buying up the neighborhood to turn it ...
Style: not serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, cynical
Plot: starting over, parents and children, burlesque, vengeance, robbery, homecoming, bank, family problems, golden years, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Love Witch (2016)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of ...
Plot: love potion, magic, love, stockings, poison, painting, death, white horse, witchcraft, crying, grave, burlesque ...
Time: victorian
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Lustful Illusions (2011)
Genre: Drama
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Unfulfilled housewife Allison (Darian Caine) secretly yearns for adventure. When a mysterious antique movie camera appears in her living room, it heralds the beginning of a sexual odyssey beyond her wildest dreams - a series of passionate and ...
Plot: found footage, stripper, lesbian sex, voyeurism, female nudity, erotica, sex scene, burlesque, minimal dialogue, bored housewife, film within a film, exhibitionism ...
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The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rachel arrives in New York from her Amish community intent on becoming a dancer. Unfortunately Billy Minsky's Burlesque is hardly the place for her Dances From The Bible. But the show's comedian Raymond sees a way of wrong-footing the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, fall in love, family life, gangsters, womanizer, artists and showbiz, love and romance, female nudity, voyeur, cleavage, breasts, big breasts ...
Time: 20s
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa
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Brooklyn Bizarre (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maurice, a reticent young homeless man, somehow manages to get by in Brooklyn; he spends his nights in parked cars until he finds himself at Bizarre, an underground club renowned for its burlesque shows. Maurice is fascinated by the club’s playful ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, gay, nightclub, youth, romance, performer's life, haunted by the past, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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On Tour (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Formerly successful television producer Joachim Zand returns from America to his native France, where he previously has left everything behind, including friends, enemies and his own children. In his company is a burlesque striptease troupe whom he ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: performer's life, on the road, desire for fame, showbiz, ambition, family relations, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, estrangement, nothing goes right, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Make It Happen (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
Style: uplifting, entertaining, captivating, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: follow your dream, dancer's life, urban, contests and competitions, ambition, friendship, love and romance, rivalry, youth, dance school, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Cabaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sentimental, biting ...
Plot: cabaret, transvestism, political unrest, entertainer, fireplace, gramophone, love triangle, opposites attract, nightclub, bisexuality, nazi, jewish ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, new york
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: factual, based on memoir, suspense, brutal
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, rebelliousness, human spirit, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction, free spirit ...
Time: year 1970, year 1969
Place: south america, venezuela, paris france, france, colombia
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Knife + Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, a Parisian TV executive seeks to restore her credibility with an ambitious production after it is initially disrupted by a serial killer.
Plot: serial killer, lgbt, gay pornography, male nudity, homosexual, blow job, film producer, lesbian relationship, police inspector, telephone conversation, filmmaking, pornography ...
Time: year 1979
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The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: cowgirl, horse, covered wagon, stagecoach, native american, kidnapping, dentist, anti heroes, on the road, old west, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, theater, serial killer, investigation, gory, crime, crimes, phantom, deadly, mystery, estate, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, england
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Sweet Karma (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mute Russian girl infiltrates Toronto's underground sex trade to avenge the death of her sister.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strip club, mute, sex trafficking, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, crimes, crime, urban, deadly, rivalry, mute or deaf, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, russia
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Angel In My Pocket (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The new minister in a small town faces the challenge of winning over its eccentric citizens. Director Alan Rafkin's 1969 film stars Andy Griffith, Lee Meriwether, Jerry Van Dyke, Kay Medford, Edgar Buchanan and Gary Collins.
Plot: fired from a job, burlesque, pregnancy, riot, cemetery, explosion, woman in labor, birth, pregnant wife, childbirth, pregnant, pregnant woman ...
Place: kansas
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Sin You Sinners (1963)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A stripper/fortune teller uses a magical Haitian amulet to keep young, and in so doing forces others to kill for her.
Plot: hypnotism, mind control, voodoo, suicide, striptease, flashback, jukebox, murder, burlesque, magic, stripper, supernatural ...
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My Tale Is Hot (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The devil emerges from the ground in a suburbanite's garden and tries to tempt him with a variety of naked women.
Plot: temptation, devil, burlesque, lucifer, twist the dance, stripper, swimming pool, husband wife relationship, wager, henpecked husband, bet, harem ...
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Lullaby of Bareland (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A nudie-cutie paste job consisting of three short films slapped together to make a feature. Virginia Bell and Anne Howe topline.
Plot: stockings, nudism, female nudity, pasties, striptease, trampoline, burlesque
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On the Block (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A stripper and a vice squad lieutenant become romantically involved in this contemporary drama set in the adult entertainment zone in 1980s Baltimore, Maryland. -- KillerMovies
Plot: female nudity, black panties, attempted rape, prostitution, burlesque, pasties, g string, drug overdose, strip club, stripper
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The Girls on F Street (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A pathetic Joe (Nick Nickerson) pays a bitter prostitute, Margo (Althea Curier) to have sex with him, and is abused endlessly. A woman sculptor and her live model try to suppress their lesbian longings for each other. Lonely, bespectacled ...
Plot: psychological thriller, burlesque, woman fighting a woman, sexploitation, lesbian, prostitution, spanking, fetish, flashback, bondage
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Gang Money Run (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A struggling musician falls for a charismatic burlesque dancer while getting entangled with hired guns and a border town gang bent on killing him.
Plot: shoot out, stolen money, drug smuggling, following a dream, car chase, chase, burlesque, boy meets girl, femme fatale, hitman, gang, lowrider ...
Place: mexico
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Hollywood a GoGo (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Ultimate Dance Party.
Plot: dance, burlesque, dj, nightclub
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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melbourne, 1886. Two gentlemen climb into a hansom cab late one murky night. One man climbs out, the other travels on to St Kilda. On arrival, the driver finds the second man dead; murdered. The ‘high-society’ killing sends shockwaves through ...
Plot: murder, irish, murder mystery, crying, prayer, wedding, cigar smoking, horse and carriage, playing pool, singer, interview, money ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: melbourne, australia, melbourne australia
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Films Confiscated from a French Brothel (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: UK
Story: "Films Confiscated from a French Brothel" is a bare all Avant-garde Anthology homage to silent stag films.
Plot: brothel, silent film, satan, found footage, anthology, lucifer, nymphomania, greek mythology, peeping tom, burlesque, demon, male nudity
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Fetish Factory (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Pin-up vixens vs. bloodthirsty zombies, set in post-apocalyptic Hollywood. Imagine a wickedly saucy by invitation-only stage show and posh private peeps in which your every fantasy can come true, fulfilled by the likes of luscious ladies imitating ...
Plot: burlesque, zombie, post apocalypse
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Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Is inner beauty more important than shopping? Can homosexuals read? Does prostitution solve everything? And who is she wearing? Discover the answers to these and other existential questions in Fallen Jewel - a new motion picture brought to you by ...
Plot: brothel, lesbian, female nudity, parody, beatnik, housewife, homoerotic, supernatural power, biker gang, wedding, painter, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s
Place: seattle washington
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