Dancing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dancing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, sexy, serious, romantic and light films and TV shows about / with dancing, dance, artists and showbiz, dialogue, fantasy world, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash, mentor and first contact plots mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
dancing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dancing: Dirty Dancing (1987), Step Up (2006), Step Up All In (2014), Step Up Revolution (2012), High Strung (2016), Honey (2003), Step Up 3D (2010), Save the Last Dance (2001), Breakin' (1984), Magic Mike (2012).

List of dancing movies

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, dancing, dancer's life, resort, love and romance, dancer, youth, fall in love, teenage love, music, class differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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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: captivating, feel good, entertaining, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, dance school, dancing, music, love and romance, teenage love, dancer, performance, youth, ballet, romance, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
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, serious, feel good, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, hip hop, rivalry, follow your dream, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, dance contest, team, victory, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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Step Up Revolution (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.
Style: light, feel good, exciting, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, dancer's life, teenage love, urban, youth, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, teenage life, culture clash, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
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High Strung (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: violin, dancing, ballet, performance, dance, leotard, dancer's life, follow your dream, hip hop, youth, culture clash, unlikely couple ...
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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: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: hip hop, dancing, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, ambition, sexual harassment, music, choreographer, club, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
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Step Up 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, dancing, contests and competitions, music, youth, follow your dream, ambition, young lovers, urban, romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, hip hop, ballet, dancer's life, dancing, teenage love, high school, hopes, follow your dream, romance, dance school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, san francisco
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Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dancing, rivalry, music, ambition, dancer's life, performer's life, follow your dream, hopes, contests and competitions, romance, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, australia, california
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Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, american dream, stripper, power relations, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: stripper, strong sexual content, striptease, rivalry, dancing, ambition, seduction, erotica, showbiz, dancer's life, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance, competition, university, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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Take the Lead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom ...
Style: captivating, feel good, inspirational, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, dancer, high school, ambition, teachers and students, dancing, against the odds, hip hop, respect, contests and competitions, music, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Footloose (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: music, high school, dancer's life, rebelliousness, dancing, rebellion, small town, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, love and romance, parents and children, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
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Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: feel good, serious, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, dancing, high school, small town, dance, repression, dancer's life, rebellion, music, disorder, teenage life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, boston
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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, light, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenage love, youth, dancer's life, friendship, rivalry, music, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancing, hip hop, competition, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
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The Death Dances (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deadly dance tournament is carried out in the city survived after nuclear apocalypse. Energy is extracted from the loser for the city to survive. A young guy from the street is forced to take part in the tournament and falls in love with girl who ...
Style: dark, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, disturbing
Plot: dancing, tournament, ruins, energy, struggle for survival, love, fear of death, bunker
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Climax (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, atmospheric, sexy, satirical
Plot: lsd, party, death, female nudity, lesbian, little boy, locked in a room, youth, murder, dancing, gay, cocaine ...
Time: 1990s
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You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, friendship, breakdance, music, dancing, rivalry, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, betrayal, dance performance, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Trolls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the ...
Style: colourful, light, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: troll, friendship, music, adventure, family, good versus evil, princess, dancing, hiding, singing, escape, hugging ...
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August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, feel good, inspirational ...
Plot: orphan, prodigy, musician's life, music, hopes, lie, orphanage, dancing, musician, artists and showbiz, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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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, dancer's life, love and romance, burlesque ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iowa
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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and ...
Style: gothic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love triangle, dangerous attraction, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, 1870s, year 1919
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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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, serious, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: ambition, dancing, follow your dream, hopes, self discovery, dancer's life, contests and competitions, desire for fame, parents and children, family relations, hip hop, dance school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, illinois
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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: exciting, stylized, realistic, funny, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, dancing, competition, dance contest, love and romance, ballet, dream, team, fight, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, school dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Moonwalker (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A movie that starts out with the "Man in the Mirror" music video, it then changes to a montage of video clips of Michael's career. Next comes a parody of his Bad video by children, and then Michael is chased by fans in a fantasy ...
Style: exciting, surreal, absurd, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: music, dancing, performer's life, surrealism, neo noir, music video, parody, rock and roll, creativity, hip hop, chase, catastrophe ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new orleans
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Striptease (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, erotic, intense ...
Plot: striptease, nudity (full frontal - brief), strip club, stripper, dancer's life, single parent, custody, blackmail, dancing, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, las vegas
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Dance with Me (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
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
Plot: romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, social differences, ambition, teachers and students, hopes, music, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, dancer's life, love and romance ...
Place: las vegas, cuba, latin america, texas, usa ...
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Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: dream come true, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, teenage love, underdog, romance, dream, dancing, friendship, dance, racism, audition ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: usa, baltimore
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StreetDance 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
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: realistic, sexy, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, fall in love, hip hop, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, dancer's life, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, latin, rivalry, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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