Movies about dancing

List of the best movies about dancing according to visitors: Step Up, Honey, StreetDance 3D, Dirty Dancing, Make It Happen, Take the Lead, Save the Last Dance, Fame, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Love and Dance.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Step Up (2006)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersSingers
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Music
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Cute, Romantic

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

Honey (2003)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Blackmail, Music
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Inspirational

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.

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

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersParents
PlotDancing, Love, Moving, Rivalry, Uprising, Music
StyleGood music, Touching, Fascinating, To cry

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.

Make It Happen (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.5)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Rivalry, Music
StyleLight, Fascinating, Inspirational

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.

Take the Lead (2006)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotDancing, Competitions, Music, Hip Hop, On real events
PlaceNew York
StyleFascinating, Inspirational

A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulane.

Save the Last Dance (2001)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeachers
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Music
StyleCute

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.

Fame (2009)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotDancing, Music
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

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

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotDancing, Music
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.

Love and Dance (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.6)
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
Duration01:58
PlotDancing

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

You Got Served (2004)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Rivalry, Music
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleInspirational

At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the street. Starring hip-hop sensations Marques Houston, Omari Grandberry, Lil' Kim and comedian Steve Harvey.

Magic Mike (2012)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersFriends
PlotDancing, On real events
PlaceUSA, Party, Night Clubs

Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotDancing, Rivalry, Music, Hip Hop
PlaceSchool, New York, USA
StyleRomantic

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.

Stomp the Yard (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Rivalry, Hip Hop, Love at first sight, Music
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleFascinating, Touching, Exciting, Inspirational

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.

Honey 2 (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotDancing, Rivalry, Hip Hop, Music
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, Exciting, Fascinating

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.

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.

Footloose (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Uprising, Music
PlaceSmall cities
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: 5.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryCanada
Duration01:40
CharactersStudents, Teens
PlotDancing, Love, Relationship, Competitions, Rivalry, Music
PlaceCanada, Australia
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.

Dance Flick (2009)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersTeens, Gay, Teachers
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Rivalry
PlaceSchool

Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

The Dancer (2000)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:29
PlotDancing

Elle a une passion: la danse. Une ambition: danser a Broadway. Un handicap: elle est muette. Le samedi soir, dans une boite new-yorkaise, elle affronte les plus grands DJ et, quelle que soit la musique, techno, funk, jazz ou soul, elle garde le tempo et met le public a genoux. Un soir, dans la foule, un jeune scientifique la decouvre, fascine. Avec elle, il inventera un systeme qui lui permettra de danser, de s'exprimer et d'aimer...




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