Dance performance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dance performance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, entertaining, romantic, humorous and light films and TV shows about / with dance performance, dancing, dancer, love, chase, father daughter relationship, ballet, happy ending, mentor and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dance performance: Saturday Night Fever (1977), Suspiria (2018), Zombieland Saga (2018), You Got Served (2004), Dirty Dancing (1987), Bedways (2010), HaNaYaMaTa (2014), Dance-Off (2014), Dirty Dancing (2017), Fosse/Verdon (2019).

List of dance performance movies

Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, rough, light, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen drama, adult
Plot: dancing, disco, city, working class, dancer, music, nightclub, love, dysfunctional family, slut, teenager, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california, usa
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, dark, scary ...
Audience: date night
Plot: good versus evil, ritual sacrifice, dead woman, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, suspense, telepathy, curse, spiritualism, abuse of power, corporal punishment, witchcraft ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1943, year 1948, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, italy, west berlin west germany, ohio, east berlin
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Zombieland Saga (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A typical morning. The usual music. Their normal lives. The peace these seven girls experience will suddenly be destroyed. By the living dead... zombies. A reality that they never wanted a part of, an amazing and terrifying zombie world. They all ...
Style: anime, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: training, zombie, dance performance, survivor, dark humor, walking dead, chaos, music band, living dead, escapades, dead girl, resurrection ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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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: humorous, intense, stylized, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, street dance, breakdance, friendship, music, betrayal, cheerleading, competition, rivalry, follow your dream, dance performance ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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: feel good, sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids, manly ...
Plot: dancing, love story, coming of age, couples, forbidden love, love and romance, summer romance, youth, teenager, fall in love, love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, year 1963, 50s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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Bedways (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A huge, run-down apartment in Berlin Mitte. Two women and a man, rehearsals for a movie about love and sex, that will never be shot. Acting and reality mingle into a dangerous melange. Berlin is the shelter, love is impossible, flesh is the law.
Style: disturbing, experimental, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: eroticism, adult filmmaking, voyeur, coitus, sexual desire, lust, sex scene, bohemian life, female nudity, dance performance, movie business, fondling ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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HaNaYaMaTa (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naru is a high school girl who is average in every way. She loves fairy tale heroines, though she’s never had the courage to escape her ordinary life. One day, she sees Hannah, a transfer student, dancing in the moonlit and becomes inspired to ...
Style: anime, seinen, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Plot: friendship, school club, school, high school life, dancing, dance performance, harem, love, friends, friendship between girls, everyday life, first love ...
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Dance-Off (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DANCE-OFF is a tongue-in-cheek family comedy set in the world of competition dancing starring talented dancers and choreographers from TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance!” Two rival studios pick their stars Jasmine and Brandon to compete ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, inspirational, disturbing
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dancing, fight, competition, jealousy, rise to the top, love, against the odds, dancer's life, love triangle, dance performance, relationship problems, dancehall girl ...
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Dirty Dancing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, and nothing is ever the same for anyone in the Houseman family. Not only are the ...
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, sweet
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, love story, fall in love, stereotypes, forbidden love, secret love, dance performance, sister sister relationship, culture clash, father daughter relationship, adaptation ...
Time: 60s
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Fosse/Verdon (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a filmmaker and one of theater's most influential choreographers and directors; she was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together, they ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, interesting
Plot: dancing, choreographer, dancer, infidelity, actress, choreography, theatre director, broadway, backstage, relationship vs career, dancer's life, romantic relationship ...
Place: new york
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Break (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucie, a young dancer suffers an accident. When she wakes up from a coma, she and her partner start training for a dance show. On the way, she starts looking for her estranged father, a path that might lead her to life-changing love.
Style: romantic, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: dancing, dance contest, dancehall girl, romantic relationship, dance performance, destiny, father daughter estrangement, waking up from a coma, dancer, love story, estranged father, couple relations ...
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Enchanted Christmas (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Weeks before Christmas, interior designer Laura is sent to her hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico to remodel a landmark hotel. As Laura is kept busy with the renovations, her 8-year-old daughter Nicole is introduced to the art of salsa dancing at a ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, second chance, male female relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, starting over, dancing, love and romance, unfulfilled love, dancer, christmas eve, dance performance ...
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Mammame (1986)
Genre: Fantasy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A Ruizian adaptation of Jean-Claude Gallotta's iconic wordless ballet choreography.
Style: silent film
Plot: dance performance, beach, modern dance, choreography, performance, ballet, dancing, no dialogue
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental illness, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, jealousy, sibling rivalry, child star, aging, dysfunctional family, filmmaking, actress, violence, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, year 1935, year 1917 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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We Are Travellers on the Path of Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as governess. Vaijayanti is a runaway from home as she does ...
Style: romantic, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: inheritance, uncle niece relationship, wedding, factory, guardian, businessman, uncle nephew relationship, love, father daughter relationship, prank, love triangle, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, romantic, thought provoking, philosophical, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: destiny, love story, alternate reality, power of love, fictional reality, twists and turns, fall in love, politics, changing the past or future, manipulation, true love, mind control ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Pearl (2022)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Trapped on her family’s isolated farm, Pearl must tend to her ailing father under the bitter and overbearing watch of her devout mother. Lusting for a glamorous life like she’s seen in the movies, Pearl’s ambitions, temptations and repressions ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, farm, serial killer, female protagonist, domineering mother, farmhouse, psychopath, violence, countryside, projectionist, female serial killer, confession ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: texas, europe, usa
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The Dancer (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter ...
Style: melancholic, colourful, factual, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: dancing, female nudity, lesbian, love, sex scene, theater, flashback, bohemian life, nude, lgbt, dancer's life, death of father ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, new york, brooklyn new york city, france
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War Dancing - Dance to Win (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: War Dancing tells the tale of Slammer, a small-time hood whose life changes when he is allowed to take part in a music video shoot. He begins to feel that a career in music might get him on the right track, but the video's choreographer ...
Plot: dancing, graffiti, dance performance, music competition, dance contest, rivalry, love, dancer, street gang, dance school, competition, school dance
Place: los angeles
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Troll 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare...
Style: campy, humorous, scary, funny, erotic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, small town, sexual innuendo, person on fire, camp, exploitation, destiny, youth, seduction, child in peril, little creatures, villain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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: inspirational, realistic, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, date night, teen drama
Plot: music, high school, dancing, teenager, teacher, gay, life philosophy, high school life, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, audition, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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For a Lost Soldier (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a romantic relationship between a Canadian soldier and a child set in the Netherlands near the end of WWII. Told in flashback from the present day, the child, now a man, is still seeking his lost soldier.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, world war two, man boy relationship, soldier, pedophilia, sexual exploration, intergenerational friendship, sexual awakening, forbidden love, boy, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, year 1945
Place: netherlands, europe, germany, holland
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The Nutcracker (American Ballet Theatre) (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Nutcracker is Mikhail Baryshnikov's breathtaking and critcally acclaimed Emmy nominated production. The thisspectacular performance is danced by the magnificent team of Baryshnikov, one of the greatest classical dancers of the century, and ...
Style: light, sweet
Plot: christmas, dancing, ballet, dance performance, classical music, reality vs fantasy, toys, nutcracker, reality versus fantasy, prince, celebration, snow ...
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Mink Coat (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A story of a mink coat passing from one owner to another binding their fates.
Plot: university student, birthday present, dance performance, theft, cleaning lady, house party, affair, mistress, wounded, government official, adulterous husband, auction ...
Time: 60s
Place: helsinki finland
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Krishna (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sunil lives a poor life-style with his mom and sister. His passion is to pilot plane and he goes for training to become a successful pilot, but in the process he got himself entangled in a drug deal which changes his entire concept of life and ...
Style: epic
Plot: ex convict, wrongful imprisonment, evil politician, decapitation, drug dealer, pilot, tough guy, hitman, hunchback, death of sister, undercover, insult ...
Time: 90s
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The Love Factor (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Women around the globe begin disappearing when a renegade race of top-heavy aliens from the planet Angvia begin snatching them off the streets.
Style: parody, absurd, sex comedy, psychedelic, weird ...
Plot: alien, erotica, female exploitation, invasion, playing footsie, sex, female nudity, female fighter, teleportation, stripper, secret agents, unpunished antagonist ...
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Ballet (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American ballerina arrives in Hungary to enroll in a ballet school and it soon becomes apparent that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: dancing, possession, ballerina, obsession, haunted by the past, female ghost, conspiracy, love interest, ghost, rehearsal, cult, suspense ...
Time: 19th century
Place: budapest, europe, central europe, eastern europe
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Parvarish (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, pretending to be blind, gunfight, woman in danger, school teacher, hotel, party, police raid, police, murder, marriage, promise ...
Time: 70s
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The Female Executioner (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Martine is a tough female cop trying to solve the kidnapping of young Caroline by a gang of pornographers. She already has an accomplice inside the gang feeding her information, but progress is hindered by her own police commissioner. In her private ...
Style: neo noir, mad, porno movie
Plot: female villain, female protagonist, woman with a gun, wound, rape, sex scene, dance performance, murder, gunned down, policewoman, rapist, wounded ...
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Sagara Sangamam (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young multi-talented dancer is poverty stricken and as a principled person he does not want to compromise on his ethics for commercial dancing. A wealthy woman recognizes this talent and provides him with an opportunity to showcase his art.
Style: romantic
Plot: fashion, fictional biography, dance performance, life, male female relationship, dancer, death, dancing, artist, unrequited love, loss of mother, dance contest ...
Place: india
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