Salsa movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant salsa movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, sexy, semi serious and touching films and TV shows about / with salsa, dancing, love and romance, dancer, family relations, couples, catastrophe, fall in love, culture clash and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as salsa: Cuban Fury (2014), Celia (2015), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004), StreetDance 2 (2012), Take the Lead (2006), King of Salsa (2006), Salsa (1988), B-Girl (2009), From Prada to Nada (2011), Woo (1998).

List of salsa movies

 6.2
 19K
Cuban Fury (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: dancing, salsa, mentor, comeback, love and romance, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, love story, dance teacher, female boss ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 8.1
 350
Celia (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: "Celia" tells the story of one of the legends of Latin music's most internationally known: Celia Cruz.
Style: psychological, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking
Plot: salsa, ambitious woman, dancing, dancer's life, coping, dancer, strong female character, social problems, female protagonist, ambition, performer's life, discrimination ...
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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
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: romantic, light, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, young lovers, love, latin, salsa, love story, fall in love, love and romance, revolution, music, mentor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, caribbean, latin america
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StreetDance 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Italy
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: sexy, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, street dance, dance contest, fall in love, salsa, hip hop, dancer, dancer's life, latin, rivalry, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.6
 26K
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: inspirational, feel good, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, teacher, dancer, dancer's life, dedicated educator, music, high school, teachers and students, teenager, prejudice, respect, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, H├ęctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: music, dancing, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, life is a bitch, drug abuse, salsa, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico
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 4.8
 1K
Salsa (1988)
Genre: Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fatherless barrio Puerto Rican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy nightclub La Luna's upcoming contest is to be his. He ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good
Plot: dancing, age difference, ambition, underdog, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, love and romance, society, rivalry, music, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s
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 3.9
 703
B-Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female breakdancer, Angel, moves to Los Angeles after an attack by an ex-boyfriend nearly ends her dance career forever. B-Girl follows Angel through recovery and acceptance of a new life as she busts a move into the male-centric world of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, family relations, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, human spirit, contests and competitions, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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From Prada to Nada (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. Mary has become so "90210" ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: fall in love, youth, social differences, love and romance, siblings relations, bankrupt, young lovers, teenager, teenage girl, fish out of water, sister sister relationship, student ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, california
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 4.2
 2K
Woo (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous and extraverted Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.
Style: feel good, sexy, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, adult
Plot: vulgarity, farce, love, stereotypes, dumb, opposites attract, nothing goes right, looking for love, gangsters, friendship, seductress, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
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Day of the Flowers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Cuba
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young, strong-willed Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a most-popular-girl-in-school type, take their late father's ashes to Cuba, the site of many family legends of his services to the Revolution. Arriving in Havana, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, family relations, society, disorder, love triangle, on the road, paternity revealed, death of father, vacation, siblings relations, cuban ...
Time: 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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 7.1
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The Ballroom (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An evening in an old time dance hall in Sao Paulo introduces us to local characters who reminisce about the past, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, of course, dance. Its earthy humour and eternal themes of ageing, loneliness and ...
Plot: dancing, betrayal, tango, dancer, salsa, flirting, samba
Time: future
Place: brazil
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A Previous Engagement (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, Malta, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Julia Reynolds talks her husband into a family vacation in Malta she has a secret agenda: a date made twenty-five years earlier with her first love.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, lovers reunited, family problems, dull life, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, love, adultery, male female relationship, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, malta
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 6.6
 38K
May (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, imaginary friend, psychopath, obsession, murder, insanity, female psychopath, cannibalism, goth, suspense, lesbian ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, obsession, family problems, friendship, parenthood, honest, redemption, parents and children, intergenerational friendship, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, united kingdom, edinburgh scotland, scotland, london
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A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One morning, California wakes up to find that one-third of its population -- the Hispanic third -- has disappeared. A strange pink fog envelops the state, and communication outside its boundaries is completely cut off. The economic, political and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, culture clash, society, family relations, injustice, interracial relations, americana, parents and children, human nature, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Place: california, usa
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When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: realistic, feel good, sexy, intellectual, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, nude, gay, loneliness, homeless, bittersweet, transformation, life & death, fantasy world, eccentricity, melancholy, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, new jersey, europe
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Buying the Cow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: feel good, sexy, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: engagement, fear of commitment, dating, friends, love, commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, dog sex, sex crime, party, wedding ...
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, los angeles
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 6.1
 46K
Big Stan (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: funny, entertaining, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, prison life, gang, corruption, mentor, justice, revolution, fight scenes, confined, dishonesty, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 4.6
 639
18 Years Later (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie (and her three fathers) are taking A-levels. Marie passes. She spends the summer in the country with her mother, Sylvia, who has returned from America with her Californian husband who has two sons. Marie falls in and out of love for the first ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining, semi serious
Plot: male female relationship, coming of age, dating, father and daughter, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, love affair, love interest, teenage love, couple relations, family life ...
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Chicago Boricua (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of young Puerto Ricans in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood grapple with issues of identity: A beauty queen may need to mask her ethnicity; a college student falls for a bad boy; a real estate agent resists exploiting his roots.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, contemplative
Plot: family relations, ambition, fall in love, social differences, unlikely couple, moral dilemma, couples, love and romance, workplace, society, boss and employee, city life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couples, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, dancing, taxi driver, bdsm, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, california, england, europe
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 7.2
 20K
Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: emotional, psychological, sexy, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, therapist, adultery, police investigation, divorce, lust, sexuality, betrayal, cheating, jealousy, psychiatrist, character study ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, embarks on a journey in search of his real self.
Style: touching, emotional, road movie, serious, realistic ...
Plot: birthday, hopes, self discovery, on the road, immigrants, fall in love, migration, grandfather grandson relationship, communism, emigration, travel, bicycle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, germany, europe, italy, bulgaria
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