Movies about dance school

Movies about dance school
List of the best films about the dance school according to the audience: Honey 2, Step Up 2: The Streets, Fame, Shall We Dance?, Fame, Jimmy's Hall, Just Like a Woman, ABCD, And Then We Danced, The Dancer Upstairs.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Honey 2 (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music

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.

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music

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 classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore s underground dance battle The Streets.

Fame (2009)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Shall We Dance? (2004)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Fame (1980)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, USA

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts

Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France

Jimmy Gralton returns from New York and reopens his beloved community hall, only to meet opposition from the local parish.

Just Like a Woman (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France

Two women get on the highway heading to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend, Mona, has a secret: she's a fugitive from justice - accused of her mother-in-law's death.

ABCD (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, music, biography

When a capable dancer is provoked by the evil design of his employer, naturally he will be out to prove his mettle.

And Then We Danced (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySweden, Georgia, France

Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In this conservative setting Merab finds himself having to break free and risk it all.

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, USA

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

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Make It Happen (2008)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama, musical

Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.

Yuli (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, music, biography
CountrySpain, Cuba, United Kingdom, Germany

Yuli is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father, Pedro, who considers him the son of Ogun, an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. His father, however, has other ideas, and knowing that his son has a natural talent for dance, sends him to the National Ballet School of Cuba. Despite his repeated escapes and initial poor behaviour, the boy is inevitably drawn to the world of dance, and begins to shape his legendary career from a young age, becoming the first black dancer to be cast in some of the most prestigious ballet roles, originally written for white dancers, in companies such as the Houston Ballet or the Royal Ballet in London.

Flashdance (1983)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music

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 with an Oscar winning song.

Save the Last Dance (2001)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Attila Marcel (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music

Paul is a sweet man-child, raised — and smothered — by his two eccentric aunts in Paris since the death of his parents when he was a toddler. Now thirty-three, he still does not speak. Paul's aunts have only one dream for him: to win piano competitions. Although Paul practices dutifully, he remains unfulfilled until he submits to the interventions of his upstairs neighbour. Suitably named after the novelist, Madame Proust offers Paul a concoction that unlocks repressed memories from his childhood and awakens the most delightful of fantasies.

The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical

Delphine and Solange are two sisters living in Rochefort. Delphine is a dancing teacher and Solange composes and teaches the piano. Maxence is a poet and a painter. He is doing his military service. Simon owns a music shop, he left Paris once month ago to come back where he fell in love 10 years ago. They are looking for love, looking for each other, without being aware that their ideal partner is very close...

Dance Academy: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, family, music

This 2017 movie follows the original dance academy TV show and tracks where the characters are in their lives now.

StreetDance 3D (2010)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Italy

In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.

Masks (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective

In the 70s Matteusz Gdula invented an acting method that was supposed to make every actor “shine”. Still, lots of his students die mysteriously and Gdula commits suicide. His method gets banned. Now: Stella, an ambitious, but rather untalented drama student, gets accepted at the „Matteusz Gdula“-school. When she bears witness to some strange occurrences, she gets drawn into the bizarre and deadly web that surrounds the dark secret of the school...

Black Orpheus (1959)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryBrazil, France, Italy

Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality. This impressionistic retelling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice introduced bossa nova to the world with its soundtrack by young Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfá and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Mungaru Male (2006)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music

Preetham loves Nandhini, whose marriage is already fixed. He feels bad and leaves the place. Nandini challenges him to win her heart. Preetham accepts the challenge.