Tango movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tango movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric, semi serious, talky and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with tango, dancing, love, love and romance, couples, dancer, romance, friendship, couple relations and dance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Argentina and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tango: Christmas Tango (2011), Assassination Tango (2002), Finnischer Tango (2008), The Whore and the Whale (2004), Love at the Christmas Table (2012), Not Here to Be Loved (2005), Tango, the Exile of Gardel (1985), Tango (1998), The Tango Lesson (1997), Tangos Are for Two (1997).

List of tango movies

Christmas Tango (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him.
Style: captivating, emotional, psychological, sentimental
Plot: tango, soldier, lieutenant, christmas, dance lesson, love triangle, military, illness, military camp, colonel, romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: greece, balkan, europe
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Assassination Tango (2002)
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, tango, dancing, love and romance, couples, couple relations, deadly, intrigue, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, new york, usa, latin america, brooklyn new york city ...
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Finnischer Tango (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: tango, roommate, friendship, wheelchair, concert, accordion, death, handicapped, suicide, male prostitute, theatre milieu
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The Whore and the Whale (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Spanish writer finds an old coffer with photographs of an Argentine man who fought and died in the Spanish Civil War, and of a woman. Her quest for answers brings Vera to the Argentine Patagonia.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: love affair, fall in love, terminal illness, couple relations, friendship, prostitute, life is a bitch, sexual relations, photographer, tango, writer's life, society ...
Time: 2000s, 1930s
Place: europe, latin america, spain, argentina, patagonia
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Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Family friends Sam and Kat spend every Christmas Eve at the Children's Table. They grow up together, sharing the highs and lows of young adulthood. And at thirty, Sam realizes that Kat is the one...but he's afraid that the past will get in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, childhood friend, childhood friends, best friends, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, true love, male female relationship, house, drinking, tango ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Not Here to Be Loved (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jean-Claude Delsart, a 50 years-old bailiff, with his worn-out smile and heart, abandoned a long time ago the idea that life could give him pleasures. Until the day, he dares to push the doors of a tango lesson...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: office, dancing, golden years, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, age difference, parents and children, wedding, parent child relationship, elderly, tango ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
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Tango, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.
Plot: tango, dancer, dance, exile, dancing
Place: paris france, argentina
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 7.1
 3K
Tango (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous love affair inspires a director to create the most spectacular and bodly seductive dance film ever made. 1998 Oscar Nominee Best Foreign Language Film.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, sexy, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rehearsal, dancer, tango, love, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, rivalry, love and romance, gangsters, crimes, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
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The Tango Lesson (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but ...
Style: sentimental, epic, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: dance, dancing, tango, dancer, obsession, couple relations, introspection, showbiz, human nature, latin, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, argentina, london, latin america, europe ...
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Tangos Are for Two (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman's voice says she was wife to Renzo Franchi and Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Argentina's great tango singer. People say she's crazy. Her story unfolds. Buenos Aires, 1933: Juana Romero, a seamstress who lives for the music of ...
Plot: mistaken identity, ambition, mysterious woman, plane crash, menage a trois, wedding, tango, latin, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: argentina, spain, south america, buenos aires argentina, bolivia ...
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Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, dramatic, realistic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, human nature, friendship, blind character, mentor, unlikely friendships, depression, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, thanksgiving, blindness, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
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 6.5
 18K
Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gay slur, friendship, loneliness, tango, female impersonator, physical therapy, stroke, disability, culture clash, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 10K
Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, soldier, marriage, love triangle, party, jealousy, murder, lust, tango, desertion, lesbian, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, rome italy, madrid
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Flower and Snake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The wealthy president of a company has built up an unpayable debt to a local crime lord, and to escape punishment he sells his famous dancer wife to the lecherous old man figuring a 90 year old can’t do too much bad with her. Perhaps not, but ...
Style: erotic, psychological, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: bondage, s&m, bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual relations, sadism, deadly, gangsters, danger, crimes, obsession, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, family problems, countryside, male homosexuality, gay relationship, threat, dishonesty, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal, quebec
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 6.0
 18K
Three to Tango (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: architect, love triangle, pretending to be gay, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, deception, business partner, society, romance, misunderstanding, women, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, egypt
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Bread and Tulips (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: flower shop, self discovery, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, housewife, romance, disorder, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, venice, rome italy
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 3.8
 29
Taxi Boy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The meeting of Manuel, a lady's dancer, Petrus, an unfortunate gambler, and Corinne, a fast-food waitress. The drifting of three drop-outs, three solitary dreamers, adventurous waverers.
Style: neo noir
Plot: tango, taxi driver, waitress, pursuit, father daughter relationship, card playing, escape, teenage girl, taxi, gambler, dancer, dancing ...
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Binibining Tsuper-Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: Rogelio is a gay jeepney driver who is being bullied by his fellow jeepney drivers because of his sexuality. His father devises ways to make him a straight man. Madame of Planet Appear comes to Rogelio and gives him superpowers to defend the ...
Plot: super speed, fistfight, dirty old man, cemetery, teacher, superhero, kidnapping, belt, super strength, laser beam, superhuman, dual identity ...
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Time of Wickedness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Filled with guilt over his forbidden desires, young man leaves home and his studies. He finds a new smaller place to stay, a low-paying but satisfying job and a girlfriend. Then his mother, unable to fight her forbidden desires, shows up.
Plot: mother son incest, forbidden sex, marital infidelity, female nudity, girlfriend, topless, cheating, domestic violence, caught in the act, fish market, sex with mother, digging a grave ...
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Manhattan Merengue (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A realistic look at the life of a young immigrant man who comes to America with the hope of dancing on Broadway.
Plot: dancing, consulate, tv news, illegal immigration, drug use, prostitute, gun, horse, immigration, father son relationship, shark, passport ...
Place: manhattan new york city, puerto rico, manhattan, new york city, new york, bronx new york city
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Little Miracles (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rosalía is a cashier at a supermarket. She lives alone, loves reading fairy tales and hides in a magic fantasy world in order to survive living in the real one. She thinks she is a fairy who came on a mission and got caught in this world. She ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, video camera, dog, love, internet, supermarket, tango, dream, death, supernatural power, camera, miraculous event ...
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 5.5
 2K
Scapegoat (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Almanya’daki şöhretli, zengin, fakat mutsuz hayatını arkasında bırakıp sade ve normal bir hayata kavuşma arzusundaki Şahin K., Bodrum’da yaşamaya karar verir. Kötü şöhreti yüzünden kaybettiği oğlu Caner’e kavuşmak için ...
Plot: beach, competition, tango, training, symphonic music score, mafia
Place: istanbul turkey, greece, germany
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 6.4
 8K
Le Week-End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly lovers, weekend, love and romance, couple relations, dark humor, elderly, life is a bitch, aging, verbal byplay, crumbling marriage, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, new york, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
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Cape of Good Hope (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Bamford's thought-provoking comedy explores the ever-present friction between class, race and faith in modern-day South Africa, tracing the intersection of multiple lives. A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: interracial relations, pregnancy, love triangle, love affair, workplace, society, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
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 7.8
 8K
Going Postal (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
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Story: Moist von Lipwig is a con-man with a particular talent-- he is utterly unremarkable. When his execution is stayed in Terry Pratchett's remarkable Discworld, he must work off his debt to society as the land's head Postman. Things are not ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, colourful, atmospheric ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, postman, letter, vengeance, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, workplace, execution, disorder, workplace situations ...
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The George Raft Story (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie Chase, Julie London, Neville Brand and Frank Gorshin.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, slang, psychotronic
Plot: hollywood, revolution, casino, gangsters, gambling, drug abuse, nightlife, showbiz, orchestral, criminal heroes, interracial relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, new york, california, las vegas
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The City of Your Final Destination (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to Gund--his brother, widow, and younger mistress--so he can get ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: social relations, college graduate, writer's life, lifestyle, obsessive quest, village, latin, male female relationship, journey, flirting, storytelling, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, south america, venice, madrid ...
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Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, police detective, uncover truth, mystery, couples, family relations, couple relations, who done it, murder, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
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 6.4
 70K
Upside Down (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure ...
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, futuristic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, parallel world, true love, gravity, alternate reality, romance, love and romance, renewed love, power of love, corporate world, lovers apart, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
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