Movies about dancing

Movies about dancing
List of the best movies about dancing according to visitors: Feel the Beat, Parquet, The Gold Rush, Sling Blade, The Royal Tenenbaums, All the President's Men, Riff-Raff, Back to the Future, Toy Story, Anna and the Wolves.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Feel the Beat (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersChildrens, Family, Trainers
PlotDancing, Contests, Training
StyleWomens in main roles

After failing to make it on Broadway, April returns to her hometown and reluctantly begins training a misfit group of young dancers for a competition.

Parquet (2021)
CountryRussia, Poland, United Kingdom
PlotDancing, Relationship, Tango
StyleFascinating, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

The creators of the legendary tango à trois reunite for an encore performance 25 years after breaking up. Determined to take on the night as if they had never aged they face the realities when their families arrive to join the audience.

The Gold Rush (1925)
CharactersLosers, Poor
PlotLove, Dancing, Adventure, Art
PlaceAlaska, USA
StyleAction, To cry

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Sling Blade (1996)

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
CharactersDogs, Terminally ill, Child Prodigies, Accountant
PlotDepression, Tennis, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleBlack humor

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

All the President's Men (1976)
CharactersHeroes, Journalists, Presidential
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Political
PlaceThe White House
StyleAction, Fascinating, Smart, Makes me think, Serious

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.

Riff-Raff (1991)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Friends, Losers, Poor, Singers
PlotFriendship, Political
PlaceEngland, London

Stevie, fresh from prison in Scotland, finds a job on a London construction site. The working conditions are poor and most of the men are working under aliases, due to immigration status and to not conflict with their "signing on" for unemployment benefits. Some coworkers help Stevie secure housing, squatting in a council estate. Then Stevie meets Susan, from Ireland, who's struggling to be a professional singer.

Back to the Future (1985)
CharactersTeens, Scientists, Losers, Inventors, Partners
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine, Multi-part, Fate
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Light, Worth watching

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

Toy Story (1995)
CharactersDogs, Dinosaurs, Cowboys, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Friendship, Jealousy, Toys
StyleExciting, Touching

Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from their owner, the duo eventually learns to put aside their differences.

Anna and the Wolves (1973)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountrySpain, France
PlaceCaves, Spain

The young but traveled Ana arrives in a manor in the countryside of Spain to work as nanny of three girls and finds a dysfunctional family.

10 more movies
Fantasia (1940)
CharactersHeroes, Family, Friends, Mice
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Music, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Walt Disney's timeless masterpiece is an extravaganza of sight and sound! See the music come to life, hear the pictures burst into song and experience the excitement that is Fantasia over and over again.

Magnolia (1999)
CharactersTerminally ill, Child Prodigies
PlotDepression, Cancer, Seduction
StyleUnexpected ending, Soulful, Makes me think, Depressive

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
CharactersTeachers, Cowboys, Heroes, Lawyers, Criminals
PlotPolitical, Success, Justice, Self-sacrifice, Funeral
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Makes me think

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
CharactersAlcoholics, Guests
PlaceParty, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy

Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally attack one another when they see how boring their naïve newlywed guests have made their night.

Veneri al sole (1965)
Markimdb: 4.3

Three episodes: In the first one a girl gets a journalist to help her recover a case with some precious designs in it; in the second a worker keen on helping his boss gets him into trouble instead and in the third one a shy boy who tries to impress women pretending he is tough ends up in hospital and falls in love with a nurse.

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
CharactersTeachers, Housewives
PlotPassion, Obsession, Mental disorders, Birthday
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Touching

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PlotAdventure, UFO, Investigation, Obsession, Technology
PlaceSpaceships, Deserts
StyleLight, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, adventure, western
CharactersDogs, Horses, Indians, Heroes, Military
PlotLoneliness, Love triangle, Chase
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

After Custer and the 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Indians, everyone expects the worst. Capt. Nathan Brittles is ordered out on patrol but he's also required to take along Abby Allshard, wife of the Fort's commanding officer, and her niece, the pretty Olivia Dandridge, who are being evacuated for their own safety. Brittles is only a few days away from retirement and Olivia has caught the eye of two of the young officers in the Company, Lt. Flint Cohill and 2nd Lt. Ross Pennell. She's taken to wearing a yellow ribbon in her hair, a sign that she has a beau in the Cavalry, but refuses to say for whom she is wearing it.

The Young Americans (1993)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France

Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris navigates London's seedy, drug-fueled underworld in order to take down its new criminal empire.

Idlewild (2006)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, crime
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Artists
PlotFriendship, Hip Hop, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs

A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or his obligations to his father.