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The list contains the best, new and most relevant dance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, light, melancholic, feel good and sexy films and TV shows about / with dance, mentor, dancing, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe, music, destiny and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as dance: Honey 2 (2011), La La Land (2016), Bolshoy (2017), Step Up (2006), Take the Lead (2006), Strictly Ballroom (1992), Dance with Me (1998), Lambada (1990), Center Stage (2000), Flashdance (1983).
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Bolshoy
Drama
Russia
132 min.
 6.9
Strictly Ballroom
Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Australia
94 min.
 7.2
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Frig
Drama
France
60 min.
 5.4

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 5.4
 6K
Honey 2
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: feel good, captivating, uplifting, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dance, music, hip hop, dancer's life, contests and competitions, dance school, rise to the top, ambition, fall in love, rivalry, clubbing, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 391K
La La Land
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: romantic, colourful, melancholic, emotional, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, love story, pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, destiny, dance, bigger dreams, sacrifice, love, rags to riches, passion ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
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 6.9
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Bolshoy
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Julia is incredibly talented. She can become a great ballerina. But for this purpose she must give up everything: the interests of the family, her first love, friendship. Over and over again the heroine will face a complex choice between the dream ...
Style: realistic, sad, artsy, colourful
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, ballerina, female protagonist, teacher, theater, dance, mentor, friendship, rivalry, high school, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
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 6.5
 102K
Step Up
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: dancing, music, hip hop, romance, ballet, follow your dream, dance school, hopes, happy ending, youth, ambition, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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 6.7
 23K
Take the Lead
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: feel good, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, high school, dance, music, dancing, teacher, competition, prejudice, dancer's life, teenager, dedicated educator, school ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Strictly Ballroom
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?
Style: stylized, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, dance, transformation, competition, dancer's life, dancing, love story, underdog, australian, against the rules, ballroom dancing, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Dance with Me
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dance, romance, music, dancing, father son relationship, dancer's life, latin, contests and competitions, follow your dream, hip hop, opposites attract, love story ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, texas, usa, cuba ...
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 3.3
 890
Lambada
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them academics. But when a jealous student exposes Kevin's ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: dance, school, music, high school, latin, dancing, dancer's life, hardcase students, happy ending, teachers and students, family, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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 6.7
 17K
Center Stage
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: ballet, dance, dancing, competition, music, dancer's life, school, rock, underdog, coming of age, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 41K
Flashdance
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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: music, dancing, dance, romance, ballet, dancer's life, underdog, rock, rock and roll, mentor, dreams, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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 5.3
 40K
Honey
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, serious, realistic, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: hip hop, dancing, dance, music, teacher, dancer's life, drugs/alcohol, ambition, urban, dance school, mentor, choreographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem
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 6.5
 61K
Footloose
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: feel good, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: small town, music, high school, dancing, dance, culture clash, rebellion, romance, teenager, americana, rock, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
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 6.5
 3K
Beat Street
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.
Style: serious, realistic, harsh, talky, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, music, dance, musician's life, dancing, artists and showbiz, college, love and romance, rock and roll, gangs, youth, artist ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, california, san francisco ...
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 6.6
 18K
Fame
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: captivating, serious, realistic, epic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, music, dance, dance school, performer's life, coming of age, dancing, follow your dream, rock, school, rising to stardom, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 109K
Hairspray
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, 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: stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dance, music, racism, dancing, high school, underdog, oldies, segregation, broadway, follow your dream, interracial romance, rock and roll ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa
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Assassination Tango
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, dance, hitman, assassin, dancing, conspiracy, relationships, intrigue, gangsters, nudity (topless - notable), love story, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, usa, new york, buenos aires argentina ...
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 5.9
 42K
Footloose
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, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, small town, dancing, dance, rebellion, music, father daughter relationship, dancer's life, rock, teenager, young lovers, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, boston
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 3.6
 25K
You Got Served
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, friendship, dancing, music, competition, rivalry, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, dance performance, betrayal, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dance, romance, music, dancing, latin, dancer's life, interracial romance, love, social differences, revolution, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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 6.2
 3K
Tuff Turf
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The new guy (James Spader) in a Los Angeles high school does some singing and fights a hotshot (Paul Mones) over a disco dancer (Kim Richards).
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dance, gang, violence, teenage life, crimes, punk, love and romance, revenge, camp, youth, gangs ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Zorba the Greek
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Style: serious, captivating, reflective, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, dance, culture clash, village, greek, world, buddies, book, death, life, life & death, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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Dancer in the Dark
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, USA, UK, France, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma ...
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: dance, destiny, tragedy, small town, blindness, prison, factory worker, tragic hero, music, secret, loneliness, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1964
Place: usa, washington state
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 6.9
 166K
Dirty Dancing
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, touching, sweet, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, romance, forbidden love, unlikely couple, class differences, resort, dancer's life, sensuality, youth, father daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s, year 1963
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 6K
White Nights
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, dance, cold war, ballet, kgb, dancer's life, dancing, fugitives, chase, russian, catastrophe, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, soviet union
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Jesus Christ Superstar
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, biblical, offbeat ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, dance, redemption, christianity, christian, religion, jesus, rock and roll, music, religions or cults, broadway ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, palestine
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 7.7
 110K
Billy Elliot
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: ballet, coming of age, working class, father son relationship, small town, dancing, single father, dance, childhood, prejudice, poverty, cross dressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, northern england, mine
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Saturday Night Fever
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, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: music, disco, dancing, dance, friendship, dancer's life, urban, social misfits, working class, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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 5.7
 5K
Breakin'
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, music, hip hop, dance, culture clash, disco, dancer's life, romance, underdog, ninja, camp, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo
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 6.2
 52K
Step Up 3D
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: exciting, serious, captivating, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: music, dancing, romance, contests and competitions, follow your dream, youth, happy ending, hip hop culture, dancer's life, ambition, high school, self fulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Step Up 2: The Streets
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
Plot: music, dancing, youth, friendship, competition, hip hop, rivalry, escapades, romance, follow your dream, high school, dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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