Dance school movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dance school movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, feel good, serious, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with dance school, dancing, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, dance, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, dancer and youth plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dance school: Dance Academy (2010), Step Up (2006), StreetDance 3D (2010), Honey 2 (2011), The Next Step (2013), Bunheads (2012), 1 Chance 2 Dance (2014), Fame (1980), Shall We Dance? (2004), One Last Dance (2003).

List of dance school movies

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
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, dance, friendship, ambitious, ballerina, dancing, ballet, teacher, ambition, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.5
 114K
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, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance, dance school, love and romance, dancer, ballet, hip hop, music, teenage love, dancer's life, happy ending, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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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, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, ballet, dance contest, dancer's life, ballerina, competition, dream, team, love and romance, school dance, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 5.3
 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: touching, feel good, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, dance, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, music, fall in love, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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The Next Step (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of an elite group of young dancers who train at The Next Step Studio.
Style: captivating, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dance school, dancer, dance, dance studio, dancing, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, teenage life, power relations, friendship, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.6
 8K
Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, ballet, starting over, lifestyle, ballerina, lifestyle change, dancer, family, social relations, couples, small town, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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1 Chance 2 Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a 17-year old aspiring dancer is uprooted in her high school senior year, she finds herself divided between two boys, and she will have one last shot at making her dream a reality.
Style: captivating, emotional, light, sincere
Plot: dance school, one last chance, 17 year old, dancer, teenager, follow your dream, love triangle, rivalry, friendship, couples, family relations, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Ku'damm 56 – Rebel With a Cause (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Ku’damm 56 is a German television trilogy about the 50s youth generation in the period between the end of World War II and the German Wirtschaftswunder.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: dance school, rock and roll, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, musician, dancing, post war germany, family relations, lifestyle, overprotective parent, sisters, mother and daughter ...
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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 6.6
 21K
Fame (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: high school, dance school, high school life, graduation, music, audition, follow your dream, ballet, breaking point, rehearsal, rising to stardom, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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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: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, dancer's life, couple relations, teachers and students, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, hopes, couples, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
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One Last Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of tragedy, a renowed New York dance company is on the brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis, Chrissa, and Max are pulled in to resurrect the dance that shattered their careers. They have one last chance to ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, lifestyle, follow your dream, romance, dancer's life, performer's life, love and romance, teenage love, showbiz, redemption, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, teenage love, youth, dancer, contests and competitions, hip hop, breakdance, underdog, ballet, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
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 7.7
 130K
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, touching, feel good, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, follow your dream, gay, father son relationship, dancer's life, audition, working class, family relations, gay slur, prejudice, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1984, 90s
Place: england, london, northern england, europe
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Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dance school, friendship, dancer's life, follow your dream, family, family relations, youth, artists and showbiz, friends, school, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., 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, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, dancing, dancer's life, ballet, teenage love, hip hop, high school, hopes, follow your dream, romance, dance school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
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 7.1
 2K
Yuli (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Yuli is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father, Pedro, who considers him the son of Ogun, an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. ...
Plot: dance school, dancing, father son relationship, emigration, little boy, actor playing himself, autobiography, ballet school, flashback, watching television, photograph, rainstorm
Place: london, cuba
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Dance of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three people whose lives are pulled into review and assessment when their paths cross. The initial sparks of what could be a new romance plays off against a couple falling out of love, a student and teacher, a father and son, a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, stylized, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, fall in love, dance school, couples, follow your dream, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, dancer's life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
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 6.7
 6K
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, factual
Plot: deportation, fighting the system, rebellion, ambition, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, social relations, dance school, injustice, politics, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: ireland, new york
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The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, police detective, investigation, crimes, danger, dance school, political unrest, fighting crime, corruption, ballet, terrorism, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, spain, israel
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Come Dance with Me (2012)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack (Andrew McCarthy) is an executive in a financial brokerage firm trying to impress the firm’s president, Drew Clayton (Chris Gillett), in hopes of a promotion. However, Jack is dating the fabulously rich and elegant Demi Clayton (Stephanie ...
Style: realistic, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: romance, christmas, fall in love, love triangle, dance school, couples, boss and employee, social differences, dance teacher, dating, love interest, waltz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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Angelina Ballerina (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Angelina, the remarkable prima ballerina mouse stars in 4 new adventures in Lights, Camera, Action! Re-released in a new handle box. Lights, Camera, Action! - When Angelina enters a movie-making contest she decides to make a weepy melodrama in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, best friends, dancer's life, follow your dream, teachers and students, dance school, youth, ambition, hopes, cartoon mouse, ballet, parents and children ...
Time: 2000s
Place: europe, england
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 282
Musical Chairs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his dancer partner, Mia, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, dance school, against the odds, human spirit, couples, lifestyle, follow your dream, society, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ballet, against the odds, ambition, dancer, communism, immigrants, promise, human spirit, self fulfillment, follow your dream, hopes, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1986 ...
Place: texas, china, asia, usa, houston texas ...
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Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Writer-director Randall Miller's heart-achingly sweet drama centers on the unsatisfying personal life of protagonist Frank Keane (Robert Carlyle), a sensitive baker who remains deeply despondent over his late wife's untimely death. When ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, dancer's life, couples, love and romance, romance, parents and children, dance school, couple relations, reunion, dealing with death, hopes, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california
Is relevant ?
 3.8
 1K
Go for It! (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen is a good student with a bad attitude who lives for dancing in the underground clubs of Chicago. She yearns to be 'somebody' but is afraid to believe in herself. Her immigrant Mexican, working-class parents want her to stay in ...
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional ...
Plot: dancing, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, self discovery, hip hop, parents and children, contests and competitions, dancer's life, desire for fame, dance school, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california, illinois
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Pretty the Series (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: These are the trials and tribulations of the Champagne family, and all their collective friends and enemies, on their bumpy road to temporary reality stardom.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, captivating ...
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, eccentric family, family life, family relations, power relations, disorder, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, dance school, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: inspirational, uplifting, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: follow your dream, love and romance, contests and competitions, youth, ambition, rivalry, self discovery, friendship, dance school, dancing, dancer's life, pantyhose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 16K
Fame (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, music, teacher, follow your dream, desire for fame, youth, dream come true, teenage life, showbiz, high school life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 99
Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Spring was a Flemish television soap made by Studio 100 for children's channel Ketnet. Six seasons were taped between 2002 and 2007 during the summer period.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, music band, love and romance, family relations, dance school, singing, dancing, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 44K
Honey (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, exciting, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, dance, love and romance, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenagers, sexual harassment, ambition, choreographer, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
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