German movies about dancing

The list of the best German movies about dancing according to visitors: Berlin, I Love You, What Will People Say, Foxtrot, A Fantastic Woman, Tom of Finland, Jupiter's Moon, The Square, Nocturama, Zoology, A Hologram for the King
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Berlin, I Love You (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 4.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration02:15
PlotRelationship, Love, Dancing
PlaceGermany

An anthology feature of 10 stories of romance set in the German capital.

What Will People Say (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryNorway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration02:00
CharactersFriends, Mothers, Fathers, Cats
PlotLove, The escape, Dancing, Snow, Abduction, Travel
PlaceParty
TimeNight

Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example, Nisha's parents decide to kidnap her and place her with relatives in Pakistan. Here, in a country she has never been to before, Nisha is forced to adapt to her parents' culture.

Foxtrot (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryIsrael, Luxembourg, Germany, France
Duration02:12
CharactersSoldier, Military, Mothers, Fathers, Dogs
PlotWar, Death, Dancing

Michael and Daphna receive terrible news about their soldier son, who serves in a desolate checkpoint in the middle of nowhere.

A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryChile, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Dogs, Sisters, Singers
PlotLove, Death, Dancing, Power, Funeral, Fear
PlaceHospitals, Night Clubs

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

Tom of Finland (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersArtists, Friends, Gay, Thieves, Soldier, Jews, Teachers, Models, Criminals
PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing, Cancer, Motorcycles, Snow, Money, Religious, Ghosts, Viruses
PlaceUSA, Aircraft, Trains, Party
TimeWinter

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

Jupiter's Moon (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryHungary, Germany, France
Duration02:02
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Gay, Cats
PlotSuperpowers, Dancing, Money, Chase
PlaceHotels

A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan's amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change...

The Square (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySweden, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration02:04
CharactersDogs, Cats, Sisters, Journalists, Photographers, Monkeys
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Money, Art, Dancing, Motorcycles, Computers, Internet
PlaceParty, Jungle
StyleMakes me think, Light

A satirical drama reflecting our times — about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person’s need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

Nocturama (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, Belgium
Duration01:30
CharactersTerrorists
PlotDancing, Weapon, Fear
PlaceParis, Hotels
TimeNight

In Paris, a motley group of young people engineer a deadly plan to spread shock and awe in the city. Each plays their own role. Then they all hide in a department store, a symbol of the consumerist society they are attacking.

Zoology (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRussia, Germany, France
Duration01:45
CharactersMothers, Monkeys, Lions, Hairdressers, Panther
PlotLove, Dancing
PlaceRussia, Zoos, Beach

Natasha is a lonely, middle-aged admin employee at the zoo who still lives at home with her mother. One day her life is turned upside down when she discovers she has grown a tail…

A Hologram for the King (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersBusinessmen, Gay, Kings, Wolves
PlotLove, Technology, Weapon, Divorce, Dancing
PlaceDeserts, Hotels, Party, Village
StyleLight

Alan Clay, a struggling American businessman, travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a new technology to the King, only to be challenged by endless Middle Eastern bureaucracy, a perpetually absent monarch, and a suspicious growth on his back.

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Collide (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, China, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersMafia, Dogs
PlotTime travel, Chase, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Dancing, Love, Fear
PlaceGermany
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men, Action, Unexpected ending

An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.

Frantz (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersSoldier, Musicians
PlotLove, War, Death, Funeral, Hatred, Dancing, Love triangle, Happiness
PlaceTrains, Hotels, Germany
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry, Inspirational

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Mia madre (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Germany
Duration01:30
CharactersActors, Directors, Old man, Singers
PlotDancing, Death, Computers, Hunger, Fear
PlaceHospitals, Hotels, Italy

Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

Mustang (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Sisters, Friends, Neighbors, Students
PlotWedding, Weapon, Dancing, Money, Soccer, Chase
PlaceSchool, Turkey, Village
TimeSummer
StyleDepressive

In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersFriends, Presidential
PlotUprising, Love, Rivalry, Survival, Revolution, Death, Dancing, Political, Fate, Love triangle, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

13 Minutes (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryGermany
Duration01:44
CharactersJews, Musicians, Terrorists
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Money, Religious
PlaceVillage, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Disturbing

The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance fighters.

Love Steaks (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:29
PlotLove, Dancing
PlaceSea, Hotels, Beach, Germany

A luxury hotel. Steaks frizzle, muffintops getting massaged. Clemens (rare) joins the wellness area as a rookie. Lara (well-done) needs to assert herself in the kitchen pack. The elevator brings the two of them together. They encounter each other, until they clash.

Adieu Paris (2013)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, France
CharactersLovers, Writers
PlotDeath, Dancing

Bank manager Frank and writer Patrizia meet by coincidence again and again at the airport. They commute between Dusseldorf and Paris, but behind their travels are two fateful stories. Frank wants to complete the business of his life, Patrizia visits her lover, who is in a coma since a car accident. For both life comes out of joint and they each suffer heavy losses. What connects them is the search for hold, a listener, the need to be needed and the hope that there is a beginning in each end.

In Bloom (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryGeorgia, Germany, France
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotWeapon, Dancing
PlaceSchool, Prison
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.

Guten Tag, Ramón (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryMexico, Germany
Duration02:00
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotDancing
PlaceTrains, Germany
StyleTouching

After five failed attempts to go to the United States, 18-year-old Ramón decides to look for a friend’s aunt in Germany, but never finds her. With no papers or money, and without knowing the language, he barely survives living on the street until he meets Ruth, an old retired nurse who doesn’t speak Spanish. Beyond language barriers and prejudices, they discover that solidarity and humanity make life bearable.

Bad Hair (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryVenezuela, Peru, Argentina, Germany
CharactersPhotographers, Neighbors
PlotObsession, Dancing, Money
StyleTouching

A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in this tender but clear-eyed coming-of-age tale.

StreetDance 2 (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:25
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Rivalry, Music
StyleExciting

After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.

Romeos (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:34
CharactersGay, Friends, Lesbians
PlotDancing
PlaceParty, Germany
StyleSoulful, Touching

Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the confident and gorgeous, Fabio. The two develop a romantic relationship that tests the boundaries of love. ROMEOS forgoes stereotypes and conventions to offer an honest and humorous examination of the most basic of human conditions: friendship, sex, and love.

Goodbye First Love (2011)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Horses, Architects
PlotLove, Relationship, Rivalry, First love, Dancing, Basketball
PlaceFrance, Beach
StyleTo cry

A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.

The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:53
CharactersDogs, Old man
PlotLove triangle, Dancing
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

Backpacking in the Caucasus Mountains, walking for hours, an engaged couple and their tour guide trade anecdotes and play games to pass the time, until a momentary misstep, that takes only two or three seconds, changes everything.

What a Man (2011)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersTeachers
PlotDancing, Boxing
PlaceParty, Germany

What a man is a comedy that tells the story of a young professor, Alex (Matthias Schweighofer), which after being left by his girlfriend Caroline (Mavie Hörbiger), begins a journey to know himself. But how do you overcome the difficulties of a man today? Or rather what is it that makes a man a man?

Women Without Men (2009)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Austria, France, Italy, Ukraine, Morocco
PlotRevolution, Dancing
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.

35 Shots of Rum (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersTaxi drivers
PlotDancing, Growing up
PlaceFrance
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching

A widowed metro conductor, approaching retirement, lives with his beautiful grown daughter – the object of a neighbor’s romantic interest. The man’s former girlfriend also lives in their building and plays a role in their closely-knit lives.

Everyone Else (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany
CharactersArchitects
PlotDepression, Dancing, Cars
PlaceIslands, Italy
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

While on a Mediterranean vacation, a seemingly happy boyfriend and girlfriend find their connection to one another tested as they bond with another couple.

Paris 36 (2008)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryFrance, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs
PlotDancing, Love, Music
PlaceFrance
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching

A star is born in a time of both celebration and instability in this historical drama with music from director Christophe Barratier. In the spring of 1936, Paris is in a state of uncertainty; while the rise of the Third Reich in Germany worries many, a leftist union-oriented candidate, Léon Blum, has been voted into power, and organized labor is feeling its new power by standing up to management.

Stick It (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersFriends, Judge, Trainers, Teens
PlotRivalry
StyleExciting

Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once there, Haley's rebellious attitude wins her both friends and enemies.

Fever Pitch (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersTeachers, Dogs
PlotObsession, Dancing
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, Light

When relaxed and charming Ben Wrightman meets workaholic Lindsey Meeks she finds him sweet and charming, they hit it off and when it is winter Ben can spend every waking hour with Lindsey, but when summer comes around the corner Lindsey discovers Ben's obsession with the Boston Red Sox. She thinks it is perfect until everything goes downhill for them.

Rumor Has It... (2005)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
Duration01:37
CharactersDogs, Family, Newlyweds
PlotAdventure, Dancing
PlaceAircraft, Casino
StyleTo cry, Light

Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest the Huttingers are neither sedate nor proper.

The Ninth Day (2004)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, Czech Republic
CharactersSoldier, Heroes, Dogs, Priests
PlotSurvival, Dancing, On real events
PlaceParty
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful

A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.

Cowboys & Angels (2004)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersGay, Students, Friends, Cowboys, Angels
PlotDancing
PlaceIreland, School, Party, College
StyleTouching

This story concerns a hapless civil servant who gets more than he bargains for when he moves into an apartment in Limerick with a gay fashion student and becomes a star on the catwalk. A contemporary story embracing the essence of what it is to be young in today's Ireland.

Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersSpecial agents, Friends, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Death, Dancing, Motorcycles, Chase, Music
PlaceDeserts

Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to any Elvis impersonators she encounters. After a bizarre car accident leaves a slew of them dead, Harmony goes on the run from the authorities, hooking up with a downtrodden ad exec who has Elvis troubles of his own.

Love the Hard Way (2003)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersThieves, Students, Bodyguards
PlotDancing, Love, Mystery
PlaceHotels, Prison, College, New York
StyleDepressive, Gloomy

Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic activities, Jack has a regular scam going, ripping off foreign businessmen with his loyal mate Charlie and two actresses. But his tough guy exterior conceals a secret passion for old books, and he dreams of writing a novel one day. Jack falls hard for Claire's purity and curiosity. An unusual romance develops between them. But Jack is scared of their growing intimacy and rejects Claire, withdrawing into his shell. Abandoned and confused, Claire gradually begins to neglect her studies and embarks on a spiraling course of self-destruction, whilst Jack, who tries to ignore her, concentrates on his criminal activities. However, a sharp detective, named Linda Fox, is following his dodgy tracks.

The Company (2003)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersStudents
PlotDancing, Love, Music
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Smart

Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:34
CharactersSpy, Hired assassins
PlotRivalry, Dancing, Intrigue
PlaceHelicopters, London, England
TimeCold War
StyleExciting

An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.

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