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, sexy, entertaining, romantic, serious and light films and TV shows about / with dancing, dance, fantasy world, artists and showbiz, catastrophe, culture clash, mentor, dialogue, runaway and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dancing: Dirty Dancing (1987), Step Up (2006), Honey (2003), Showgirls (1995), Breakin' (1984), High Strung (2016), Magic Mike (2012), Step Up All In (2014), Step Up Revolution (2012), Climax (2018).

List of dancing movies

 6.9
 172K
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, dancer's life, resort, love and romance, youth, dancer, dancing, teenage love, fall in love, music, class differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.5
 103K
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, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, dance school, teenage love, music, love and romance, dancer, dancing, performance, youth, ballet, romance, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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 5.3
 40K
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, exciting, semi serious, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: hip hop, love and romance, dancing, sexual harassment, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, choreographer, club, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
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 4.7
 57K
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: sexy, erotic, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: stripper, striptease, rivalry, dancing, ambition, seduction, strong sexual content, showbiz, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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 5.7
 5K
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, rivalry, music, youth, performer's life, rising to stardom, dancer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, friends, gays and lesbians, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, australia, california
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 6.5
 7K
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: entertaining, romantic, light, sweet
Audience: girls' night
Plot: violin, dancing, ballet, leotard, dance, dancer's life, follow your dream, youth, hip hop, performance, ambition, music ...
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 6.1
 123K
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, american dream, dancing, power relations, strip club, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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 6.0
 30K
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: music, dancing, rivalry, follow your dream, romance, love and romance, hip hop, uninhibited rivalry, dance contest, victory, team, 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: music, dancing, teenage love, urban, youth, dancer's life, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, teenage life, culture clash, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, canada
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 7.3
 21K
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, sexy, atmospheric, satirical
Plot: lsd, lesbian, dancing, death, female nudity, little boy, locked in a room, gay, party, youth, murder, casting ...
Time: 1990s
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 5.3
 21K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, rivalry, ambition, dancing, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance, hip hop, competition, university, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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 6.2
 53K
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: captivating, serious, exciting, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, contests and competitions, music, youth, follow your dream, ambition, urban, young lovers, romance, dancing, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.4
 70K
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, serious, melancholic, 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, california, usa, 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: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love triangle, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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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, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, teenage love, hip hop, interracial romance, dancer's life, high school, hopes, follow your dream, romance, dance school, love and romance, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, san francisco
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 6.7
 24K
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, against the odds, respect, contests and competitions, music, life is a bitch, hopes, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.1
 15K
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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 4.4
 40K
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: custody, single parent, striptease, strip club, blackmail, nudity (full frontal - brief), dancing, life is a bitch, manipulations, dancer's life, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 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, social differences, ambition, opposites attract, hopes, teachers and students, music, love and romance, dancer's life, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, cuba, latin america, texas ...
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 6.7
 112K
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, entertaining, feel good, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: dream come true, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, teenage love, dancer, underdog, romance, dream, dancing, friendship, dance, racism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: usa, baltimore
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 6.5
 50K
Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, teenage love, gang, teenage life, rivalry, juvenile delinquent, love and romance, rock and roll, juvenile delinquency, youth, fall in love, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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 6.5
 63K
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, small town, high school, rebelliousness, rebellion, parents and children, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
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 6.2
 42K
Flashdance (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The popular 1980’s dance movie that depicts the life of an exotic dancer with a side job as a welder who true desire is to get into ballet school. It’s her dream to be a professional dancer and now is her chance. The film has a great soundtrack ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, dance, underdog, cinderella story, ballet, music, romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, follow your dream, petty job, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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 5.9
 43K
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, realistic, sincere, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, small town, dancing, dance, repression, dancer's life, rebellion, music, fish out of water, social relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenage love, youth, friendship, rivalry, music, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, competition, romance, dance school, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
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 5.7
 100K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bar, nightlife, music, love affair, love and romance, nightclub, ambition, parents and children, desire for fame, youth, lifestyle, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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The Emoji Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: smartphone, rebel, monkey, hand, high five, food, dancing, friendship, adventure, happy ending, disorder, evil woman ...
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 5.3
 6K
XOXO (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: XOXO follows six strangers whose lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.
Style: captivating, romantic, uplifting, exciting, funny
Audience: teens
Plot: party, festival, kiss, rave, dancing, friendship, rock music, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car, love interest, pop star, singer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: intrigue, royal family, rise and fall, state affairs, musician's life, love affair, king, dancing, ballet, dishonesty, lifestyle, tragic love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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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, follow your dream, romance, lifestyle, performer's life, couple relations, dancer's life, love and romance, redemption, teenage love, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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