Tango Movies

Tango Movies
List of the best tango movies selected by our site visitors: The Conformist, Some Like It Hot, Chicago, Maradona by Kusturica, Scent of a Woman, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Malena, Tango, Last Tango in Paris, The Tango Lesson.

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

Markimdb: 8
CountryItaly, France, West Germany
PlotPolitical, Betrayal
PlaceItaly, Psychiatric hospitals, Paris, France
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Depressive

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime, music
CharactersGangsters, Musicians
PlotRelationship, Music, Love triangle, Chase, Cheating
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Black and White

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, musical, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom
CharactersSingers, Stars
PlotPassion, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Chicago
StyleOscars, Fascinating

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary, sport
CountrySpain, France

A documentary on Argentinean soccer star Diego Maradona, regarded by many as the world's greatest modern player.

Markimdb: 8
CharactersFamily, Students, Disabled people, Friends, Blind
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Touching

Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, a cantankerous middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersSerial killers, Artists, Losers, Partners
PlotInvestigation, False accusations
StyleExplicit scenes

Deuce Bigalow goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend T.J. Hicks. But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdam's finest gigolos and T.J. is mistaken for the extremely gay murderer. Deuce must enter the gigolo industry again to find the real murderer and clear T.J.'s name.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryItaly, USA
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, War, Passion, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceItaly, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Serious

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her husband, Nico. He promptly goes off to war, leaving her to the lustful eyes of the men and the sharp tongues of the women. During the next few years, as Renato grows toward manhood, he watches Malèna suffer and prove her mettle. He sees her loneliness, then grief when Nico is reported dead, the effects of slander on her relationship with her father, her poverty and search for work, and final humiliations. Will Renato learn courage from Malèna and stand up for her?

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, musical
CountrySpain, Argentina
PlotLove, Passion, Music, Love triangle, Tango
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

A dangerous love affair inspires a director to create the most spectacular and bodly seductive dance film ever made. 1998 Oscar Nominee Best Foreign Language Film.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France
PlaceParis, France, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Gloomy

A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, USA
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Tango
PlaceParis, England, France, London
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious

On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but this time their relationship changes, she realises they want different things from each other. On a trip to Buenos Aires they cement their friendship.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Angels, Heroes, Immortals
PlotSupernatural, Mystery
PlaceMexico, Los Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the grave with him. Now, an elderly antiques dealer has found the hellish machine hidden in a statue and learns about its incredible powers. The more he uses the device, the younger he becomes...but nothing comes without a price. Life after death is just the beginning as this nerve-shattering thriller unfolds and the fountain of youth turns bloody.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
CharactersHired assassins
PlotDancing, Passion, Political, Intrigue, Tango
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Serious, For men, Disturbing

John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual world of the tango.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Vietnam, Malaysia
PlotWar, Love triangle, Adoption
PlaceVietnam, France, Asia
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Eliane Devries is the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation in French Indochina, circa 1930. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upper class society

PlotLove, War, Love triangle
PlaceVillage, Islands, Greece
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Atmospheric, Epic

When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek island of Cephalonia (Kefalonia), but Hollywood made it into a pure love story by removing much of the "unpleasant" stuff.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Gangsters, Terrorists, Family
PlotLove, Racing, Adventure, Skirmishes, Fight

Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, France
CharactersStudents, Friends, Girlfriends, Poor
PlotOn real events, Travel, Motorcycles, Friendship, Fate
StyleTo cry, Touching

"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryHong Kong, Japan, South Korea
CharactersGay, Angels, Friends, Soldier
PlaceChina, Asia, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

A gay couple takes a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning, but instead begins drifting even further apart.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Canada
PlotLife, Loneliness, Chase, Family life
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.

CharactersWriters, Actors, Stars
PlotObsession, Death, Depression, Jealousy, Seduction
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleSerious, Black and White

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersWriters, Rich, Terminally ill, Artists
PlotLove, Passion, Music, Jealousy, Seduction
PlaceParis, France, Night Clubs
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersPhotographers, Housewives
PlotLove, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Heartbreaking

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Ballet, Uprising
PlaceSea, School, Party
StyleFascinating, Serious

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.

CountryRussia, Poland, United Kingdom
PlotDancing, Relationship, Tango
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, 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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
CharactersAngels, Thieves, Monkeys, Wizards, Clairvoyants
PlotDancing, Superpowers, Money, Spiritualistic seances
PlaceScotland, Hotels
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Serious

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersDogs, Horses, Architects
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, First love
PlaceFrance, Beach
StyleRomantic, To cry, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotSoccer, Love triangle, Divorce, Love at first sight, Rivalry
PlaceCemetery, Hotels
StyleLight, Fascinating, Smart, Black humor

Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life, it has been 17months since his wife Anna left him. Anna works as a soccer agent in Buenos Aires and now lives a life of luxury with Argentina's top player Juan Diaz. Then one day Christian and their 16-year-old son Oscar get on a plane to Buenos Aires. Christian arrives under the pretense of wanting to sign the divorce papers, but in truth, he wants to try to win Anna back.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySweden, USA
CharactersPhotographers, Friends, Womanizers, Lovers, Artists
PlotPassion, Friendship, Love triangle
StyleSmart, Serious

Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet invasion occurs, all three flee to Switzerland. Sabina begins an affair, Tom continues womanizing, and Tereza, disgusted, returns to Czechoslovakia. Realizing his mistake, Tomas decides to chase after her.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersGay, Thieves, Disabled people, Friends
PlotLove, Dancing, Motorcycles, Money, Friendship
PlaceParty, Hotels, New York
StyleTo cry

An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CharactersCIA, Spy, Hired assassins, Partners
PlotTravel, Passion, Double life

After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover they're each other's next target, their secret lives collide in a spicy, explosive mix of wicked comedy, pent-up passion, nonstop action and high-tech weaponry.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBikers, Writers, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Tango
PlaceRussia, USSR, India, Hotels
StyleRomantic, To cry, Philosophical, Touching, Serious

Six newly-married, diverse, honeymooning couples face marital bliss and discord, finding out more about themselves, their significant others and life in this happy-go-lucky, quirky drama.