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, captivating, semi serious, psychotronic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with burlesque, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), stripper, murder, danger, artists and showbiz, love and romance, bare breasts and showbiz plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as burlesque: Burlesque (2010), Gypsy (1962), Knife + Heart (2018), Superstarlet A.D. (2000), Tonight for Sure (1962), Blaze Starr Goes Nudist (1962), The Treat (1998), The Villain (2009), Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971), Sweet Karma (2009).

List of burlesque movies

 6.4
 78K
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, melancholic, entertaining, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, backstage, performer's life, nightclub, nightlife, desire for fame, dancing, stripper, ambition, burlesque, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa, chicago illinois
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 7.1
 6K
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: burlesque, stripper, showbiz, ambition, domineering mother, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rise to the top, family relations, couples, show tunes ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century ...
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Knife + Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 102 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.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, lgbt, filmmaking, hardcore, obsession, nightmare, drugs, stabbing, film producer, police inspector, burlesque, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979
Place: paris france
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Superstarlet A.D. (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The world has ended. All that is left behind are individual beauty cults, groups of girls seeking safety and identity in numbers. Basing their bond on hair color and giving themselves strangely evocative gang names, the blond Phayrays (King Kong), ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: leadership, adventure, apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, gang, society, escapades, chaos, surrealism, satire, burlesque ...
Time: 90s
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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, sex comedy
Plot: nightclub, miner, burlesque, desert, drunkenness, protest, exploitation, hypocrisy, sheriff, hollywood, sexploitation, hallucination ...
Place: las vegas
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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: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: burlesque, stripper, camp, female director, nudist camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), actress, sexual awakening, nudist, publicity, fish out of water, female protagonist ...
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 4.5
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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: offbeat, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: burlesque, betrayal, farce, small town, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, politics, prostitute, romance, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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 6.3
 1K
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: realistic, dark humor, not serious, cynical, humorous
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, family problems, homecoming, hopes, parents and children, starting over, bank, vengeance, robbery, re-education, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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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, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, theater, serial killer, investigation, hypnosis, buried alive, whodunit, psychopath, decapitation, prostitute, police investigator, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, england, paris france, europe
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 5.1
 2K
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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, sexploitation, strip club, mute, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, mute or deaf, drugs/alcohol, female protagonist, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: childbirth, fired from a job, burlesque, family feud, fire, expectant father, pregnant, organ, birth, mother in law, small town, explosion ...
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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: flashback, supernatural, mind control, suicide, burlesque, jukebox, bus, stripper, magic, voodoo, hypnosis, mascot ...
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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: devil, temptation, burlesque, bare breasts, wager, female nudity, stripper, henpecked husband, husband wife relationship, twist the dance, harem, faithfulness ...
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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: pasties, stockings, trampoline, striptease, burlesque, female nudity, nudie cutie, nudity (full frontal - brief), belly dancing, nudism
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Films Confiscated from a French Brothel (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Story: "Films Confiscated from a French Brothel" is a bare all Avant-garde Anthology homage to silent stag films.
Style: silent film, anthology, feminist film
Plot: brothel, nymphomania, satan, greek mythology, lucifer, demon, found footage, male nudity, burlesque, peeping tom, insanity, sister ...
Time: 1920s
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 6.8
 174
Spidarlings (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Poverty stricken lovers Eden and Matilda have enough trouble just getting through the days, but when Eden buys a pet spider the real troubles start.
Style: gothic, psychedelic, psychotronic, lgbt cinema, underground film ...
Plot: gore, spider, female impersonator, landlord, punk, tarantula, mohawk, camp, lgbt, stripper, chainsaw, trans woman ...
Place: england
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Charlotte's Song (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl with a special gift comes of age during one of the most desolate periods in American history in this dark Dust Bowl fantasy inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid."
Plot: mermaid, transformation, dark fantasy, fairy, coming of age, united states of america, burlesque
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, oklahoma
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 6.2
 13K
The Love Witch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, 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 ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, humorous, tense, feminist film ...
Plot: witchcraft, painting, death, love, manipulative woman, love potion, looking for love, female protagonist, tarot card, exploitation, witch, spell ...
Time: victorian, 70s
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 5.9
 2K
Jailbirds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: prison, crimes, partners, odd couple, crime, going straight, heist, disorder, criminal heroes, romance, confined, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, family life, on the road, gangsters, love and romance, womanizer, artists and showbiz, burlesque, murphy bed, voyeur, female nudity, amish ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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 2.1
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Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, survival, catastrophe, danger, deadly, escapades, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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Live Nude Comedy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A series that mixes stand-up comedy with burlesque dancers and sketches to make a hysterical, sexy variety show.
Plot: sex, stand up, burlesque, variety, stripper, dancing, comedian, variety show, dancer
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The Devil's Muse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, hollywood, mystery, investigation, showbiz, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement ...
Place: usa, california
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Promises..... Promises! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Plot: friendship, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, cruise ship, infidelity, couple relations, showbiz, sexual abuse, feminism, ocean, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
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 5.7
 2K
NVA (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: military base, soldier, army, military life, rebelliousness, misfit, military, friends, boot camp, daydreamer, basic training, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe, gdr, east germany
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 5.4
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Oh Egon! (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: human animal relationship, burlesque, chimpanzee, mix up, parody, german humor, monkey, ape
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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: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, teenage life, romance, youth, nightclub, mysterious past, brooklyn new york city, sex scene, love, society, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 2K
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: performer's life, family life, family relations, estrangement, comeback, nothing goes right, lifestyle, showbiz, father son relationship, on the road, dancer's life, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Zombie Women of Satan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of nightclub performers – including Pervo the clown, Zeus, a flatulent dwarf, and Skye, a feisty rock chick – arrive on a remote farm for a cable TV interview, they soon discover the dark secret of the sinister family who live there ...
Style: not serious, sexy, suspense, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, cult, deadly creature, escapades, parody, danger, supernatural, deadly, missing person, gory, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Six Sex Scenes and a Murder (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nick's made poor choices professionally and personally. A man feared and envied by many, he's lived a life seduced by crime, money, beautiful women, and burlesque. Now he wants out and he's got 24 hours to find an exit. He's ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, gangsters, bar, save the day, frame up, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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