Movies about dancing

The list of the best movies of melodramas about dancing according to visitors: Downton Abbey, Berlin, I Love You, Cold War, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Life Itself, Juliet, Naked, All I Wish, Promise at Dawn, Finding Your Feet
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Downton Abbey (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration02:24
CharactersHorses, Gay
PlotIntrigue
PlaceKitchen, England

The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Berlin, I Love You (2019)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration02:15
PlotRelationship, Love
PlaceGermany

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

Cold War (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:02
CharactersMusicians
PlotLove
PlacePrison
TimeCold War
StyleRomantic

A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersWriters, Strong women
PlaceEngland, London, Islands
StyleNetflix

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
Duration02:09
CharactersGold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses
PlotBank robbery
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleNetflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Life Itself (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Relationship, Fate, Love triangle
PlaceCollege
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, For single girls

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersMusicians, Lesbians
PlotLove
PlaceAircraft
StyleLight

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

All I Wish (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersModels, Dogs, Musicians, Lawyers
PlotAdventure, Love, Money
PlaceUSA

A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.

Promise at Dawn (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses, Artists, Jews
PlaceFrance, Sea, Aircraft, Africa

From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and sole writer to have won the Goncourt Prize for French literature two times.

Finding Your Feet (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
Duration02:30
CharactersFriends
PlotMoney
PlaceEngland, London, Hotels
TimeNew Year

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

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Princess Cyd (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove, Moving, Soccer

High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at the opportunity. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Friends, Photographers
PlotLove, Cheating
PlaceSea, France
TimeSummer

Amin, an aspiring screenwriter living in Paris, returns home for the summer, to a fishing village in the South of France. It is a time of reconnecting with his family and his childhood friends. Together with his cousin Tony and his best friend Ophélie, he spends his time between the Tunisian restaurant run by his parents, the local bars and the beaches frequented by girls on holiday. Enchanted by the many female characters who surround him, Amin remains in awe of these summer sirens while his dionysiac cousin throws himself into their carnal delights with euphoria. Armed with his camera and guided by the bright simmer light of the Mediterranean coast, Amin pursues his philosophical quest while gathering inspiration for his screenplays. When it comes to love, only Mektoub (‘destiny' in Arabic) can decide.

Permission (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Gay
PlotWedding, Love
PlaceUSA

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Rodin (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26
CharactersHorses, Artists, Models
PlotLove, Betrayal, Obsession
PlaceFrance

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.

Dirty Dancing (2017)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
CharactersSisters
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, and nothing is ever the same for anyone in the Houseman family.

High Strung (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration02:11

When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever.

Honey 3: Dare to Dance (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genremelodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
PlotHip Hop
PlaceUSA
StyleInspirational

While attending college in Cape Town, Melea Martin feels constrained by the school's strict policies, and decides to set out on her own. Searching for a way to use her talents as a dancer and inspire the community around her, Melea rents a failing theater in order to put on a Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet performance. But much like the Capulets and Montagues, conflicts between cast members threaten to bring the whole performance to a halt...

American Honey (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Losers, Thieves
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Money, Freedom, Youth, First love, Hip Hop
PlaceUSA, Hotels

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses
PlotLove, Dreams, Boxing
PlaceLondon, Aircraft

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

On the Milky Road (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountrySerbia, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersSoldier, Dogs, Snake, Cats
PlotLove, War, Survival, Fear, Skirmishes
PlaceMountains, Lake

A man, shaken by fate after his wife's death, chooses to be a monk.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:28
PlotWedding
TimeGraduation

The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:25
CharactersMusicians, Writers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Cancer
PlaceIndia, London, Aircraft, Mountains

Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn’t reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with Saba helps him realize Alizeh’s value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.

Junooniyat (2016)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:49
CharactersFamily, Friends, Soldier, Fathers
PlotLove, War, Death, Hatred, Love triangle, Snow

Captain Jahan Bakshi rescues a Punjabi girl, Suhani. This starts a friendship that evolves into a passionate love affair.

Ruben Guthrie (2015)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:50
CharactersMusicians, Friends

The story of one man not only battling the bottle, but the city that won’t let him put it down.

45 Years (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:12
PlotTime travel, Love, Political, Death, Jealousy, Relationship, Mystery
PlaceMountains, Village
StyleSoulful

There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the party is upon them, five days later, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate.

Mountains May Depart (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryChina, France, Japan
Duration02:07
PlotLove triangle, Weapon, Jealousy
PlaceChina

The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.

Step Up All In (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotHip Hop, Rivalry

All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

Bang Bang! (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration02:33
PlaceIndia

A girl gets mixed up with a spy trying to clear his name. A chance encounter of the unassuming bank receptionist Harleen Sahni with the charming yet mysterious Rajveer Nanda, results in an on-rush of ditched planes, car chases, shoot-outs, bombing raids and general global mayhem. But as the transcontinental chase ensues with Rajveer convincing Harleen that he's the good guy, can she really trust him, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying?

Make Your Move (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration01:47
StyleExciting

A pair of star-crossed dancers in New York find themselves at the center of a bitter rivalry between their brothers' underground dance clubs.

Five Dances (2013)
Mark3.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
PlaceNew York
StyleSoulful, Touching

FIVE DANCES, written and directed by Alan Brown, is a creatively adventurous narrative feature film set in the New York 'downtown' modern dance world. The story follows the rocky emotional journey of an 18-year old dancer (the amazing Ryan Steele) with talent to burn, who must choose between his responsibility to his broken family in the Midwest, and forging a life and career for himself. The film features five of New York's most gifted dancers acting on film for the very first time, and performing the choreography of internationally acclaimed choreographer Jonah Bokaer.

ABCD (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:40
PlotHip Hop
PlaceIndia, Asia

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

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

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

Step Up Revolution (2012)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

Anna Karenina (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersFamily, Mothers
PlotLove, Treason, Relationship
PlaceSt. Petersburg, Russia

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Footloose (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
StyleSoulful

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s troubled daughter Ariel in the process.

On the Beat (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryCanada
Duration01:40
CharactersStudents, Teens
PlotLove, Relationship, Competitions
PlaceCanada
StyleTo cry

This is the story Delphine Lamarre, a young woman trying to focus on the way to dance rather than focused on her university studies. It will pass through trials and consequences facing choices.

StreetDance 3D (2010)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38
StyleExciting

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.

Step Up 3D (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotHip Hop

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

Fame (2009)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeens
PlaceNew York

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

Love and Dance (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.7)
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
Duration01:58

Hania (Izabella Miko) is a young journalist who suddenly discovers that she is more connected with dancing than she could ever imagine ...

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Mothers, Nephews
PlotCompetitions, Love, Rivalry, Hip Hop
PlaceSchool, USA

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.

Hipsters (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Love

In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.

Stomp the Yard (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
PlotRivalry, Hip Hop
StyleFascinating

After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he is courted by the top two campus fraternities, both of which want and need his fierce street-style dance moves to win the highly coveted national step show competition.

Step Up (2006)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
PlotHip Hop
PlaceUSA

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the rigid and famous Monique Delacroix that she idolizes - Monique requires full commitment, discipline and hard work from her students. When Miles, who is a composer, invites Sara to help him compose the music for the dance choreography Sara's passion for hip-hop is sparked and she also falls in love with Miles. When she is assigned to perform Giselle in an important event, she feels divided between the technique of the ballet and the creative work offered by Miles.

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens
PlaceBeach
StyleTo cry, Touching

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 dance with Javier, she learns the meanings of love, sensuality and independence.

Honey (2003)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotHip Hop

Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep kids off the streets. Honey thinks she's hit the jackpot when she meets a hotshot director (David Moscow) who casts her in one of his music videos. But, when he starts demanding sexual favors from her, Honey makes a decision that will change her life.

From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Mark10 (imdb: 2.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet . . . and their hearts will become one.

Save the Last Dance (2001)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotHip Hop

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.

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotLove, Holidays, Cheating, Youth
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeGraduation

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

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