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, serious, semi serious, sexy and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with burlesque, female nudity, stripper, betrayal, flashback, murder, violence, nightclub, male nudity and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
burlesque movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as burlesque: Burlesque (2010), Tonight for Sure (1962), Blaze Starr Goes Nudist (1962), The Treat (1998), Gypsy (1962), The Villain (2009), Papillon (2017), Knife + Heart (2018), The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968), Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971).

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, serious, melancholic, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cabaret, nightclub, follow your dream, backstage, performer's life, ambition, nightlife, desire for fame, love affair, love and romance, dancer's life, burlesque ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
Is relevant ?
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, protest, hollywood, hallucination, voyeurism, exploitation, drunkenness ...
Place: las vegas
Is relevant ?
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: stripper, camp, burlesque, nudist camp, sexploitation, on the run, breasts, fish out of water, nudism, actress, filmmaking, exploitation ...
Is relevant ?
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, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: burlesque, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, politics, prostitute, betrayal, small town, rally, dishonesty, couples, life turned upside down, romance ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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, sentimental, touching, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: ambition, showbiz, domineering mother, burlesque, stripper, family relations, lifestyle, introspection, human nature, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Is relevant ?
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: humorous, not serious, cynical, realistic, dark humor
Plot: bank, homecoming, family problems, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, golden years, hopes, parents and children, rivalry, re-education, burlesque, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
Is relevant ?
Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, 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: suspense, based on memoir, factual, brutal
Plot: prison, prison escape, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, human spirit, rebelliousness, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction ...
Time: year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, paris france, venezuela, france, colombia
Is relevant ?
Knife + Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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.
Plot: serial killer, lgbt, blood, gay pornography, crow, blow job, gay, sex scene, telephone call, filmmaking, police inspector, lesbian relationship ...
Time: year 1979
Is relevant ?
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: dentist, kidnapping, covered wagon, cowgirl, horse, stagecoach, native american, old west, escapades, criminal heroes, crimes, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: philadelphia, usa, texas, new jersey
Is relevant ?
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: psychological, mind bending, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: theater, murder, serial killer, investigation, police investigator, supernatural, gory, danger, woman in danger, estate, vengeance, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, england, paris france
Is relevant ?
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, mute, strip club, rivalry, deadly, misfit, urban, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, crime, life is a bitch, mute or deaf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, russia
Is relevant ?
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: birth, cemetery, explosion, burlesque, family feud, fired from a job, riot, pregnancy, woman in labor, childbirth, fire, small town ...
Place: kansas
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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: magic, suicide, bus, exploitation, murder, flashback, striptease, jukebox, burlesque, supernatural, stripper, voodoo ...
Is relevant ?
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, stripper, twist the dance, lucifer, swimming pool, wager, female nudity, bare breasts, husband wife relationship, henpecked husband ...
Is relevant ?
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: female nudity, trampoline, striptease, burlesque, pasties, stockings, nudism
Is relevant ?
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: g string, pasties, prostitution, black panties, female nudity, stripper, strip club, attempted rape, drug overdose, burlesque
Is relevant ?
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: sexploitation, lesbian, flashback, burlesque, psychological thriller, prostitution, fetish, spanking, woman fighting a woman, bondage
Is relevant ?
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: following a dream, lowrider, gang, hitman, betrayal, police, violence, musician, stolen money, boy meets girl, burlesque, shoot out ...
Place: mexico
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Hollywood a GoGo (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Ultimate Dance Party.
Plot: nightclub, burlesque, dance, dj
Is relevant ?
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, wedding, prayer, flashback, interview, money, cigar smoking, crying, father daughter relationship, servant, bathtub, men's club ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: melbourne, melbourne australia, australia
Is relevant ?
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 ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: exhibitionism, sex scene, female nudity, voyeurism, sexploitation, lesbian sex, erotica, sex on couch, film within a film, burlesque, masturbation, found footage ...
Is relevant ?
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, lucifer, found footage, satan, anthology, sister, hell, nymphomania, priest, male nudity, demon ...
Time: 1920s
Is relevant ?
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: zombie, burlesque, post apocalypse
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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: fight, museum, beatnik, housewife, female nudity, parody, lesbian, homoerotic, supernatural power, mother daughter relationship, painter, wedding ...
Time: 1950s
Place: seattle washington
Is relevant ?
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, psychotronic, psychedelic
Plot: camp, tarantula, gore, lesbian, punk, landlord, spider, mohawk, gay, gay culture, lgbt, stripper ...
Place: england
Is relevant ?
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, fairy, coming of age, burlesque, dark fantasy
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: oklahoma
Is relevant ?
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: stockings, white horse, witchcraft, love potion, magic, grave, painting, crying, love, death, poison, female protagonist ...
Time: victorian
Is relevant ?
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: prison, crime, going straight, partners, odd couple, fish out of water, confined, criminal heroes, romance, fugitives, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
Is relevant ?
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family life, womanizer, gangsters, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, on the road, murphy bed, burlesque, female nudity, amish, big breasts ...
Time: 20s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york
Is relevant ?
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, gory, deadly, chaos, supernatural, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, survival, anti depressant, post traumatic stress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
Is relevant ?