Tango Movies

List of the best tango movies selected by our site visitors: Scent of a Woman, Moulin Rouge!, The Sandman, Book Club, Jarhead 3: The Siege, Christmas Tango, Tango, The Tango Lesson, Belle Époque, The Two Popes.

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

Scent of a Woman (1992)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
CharactersBlind, Family, Friends, Disabled people, Students
PlotTango, Time travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Holidays, Depression, Fate, Loneliness
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fascinating, Inspirational

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.

Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersRich, Writers, Terminally ill
PlotTango, Jealousy, Seduction, Freedom, Music
PlaceParis, France, Night Clubs
StyleTo 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.

The Sandman (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CharactersMusicians, Singers
PlotLove, Virtual Reality, Tango, Chase, Fear

One fine morning, Benno finds sand in his bed. While he tries to ignore this at first, he soon must realize that he himself is loosing the sand.

Book Club (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersFriends, Cats, Judge, Pilots
PlotDancing, Tango
StyleFor girls, Light

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, drama, military
CharactersSoldier, Snipers, Terrorists
PlotWar, Tango

Corporal Evan Albright joined the elite Marine Corps Security Guards to save the world and see some action-not necessarily in that order. But his first assignment, protecting a U. S. Embassy in a seemingly safe Middle Eastern capitol, relegates his unit to wrangling "gate groupies" protesting outside the compound and honing their marksmanship by playing video games. So Albright and his team are caught off guard when well-armed and well-trained militants launch a surprise attack aimed at killing an informant in the embassy. Heavily out-gunned, they will have to muster all the courage and fire power they can as their once routine assignment spirals into all-out war.

Christmas Tango (2011)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersSoldier, Military, Gay
PlotLove, Dancing, Love triangle, Tango
PlaceGreece, Party
TimeNew Year

At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him.

Tango (1998)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, musical
CountrySpain, Argentina
PlotLove, Rivalry, Love triangle, Tango, Music
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

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.

The Tango Lesson (1997)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands
PlotObsession, Dancing, Love, Tango
PlaceEngland, France, London
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric

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.

Belle Époque (1992)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, Portugal, France
CharactersLesbians, Soldier
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy, Political, Love, Obsession, Tango
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to love.

The Two Popes (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
PlotReligious, Tango

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

Kaabil (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersFamily, Pianists, Blind
PlotLove, Tango

Rohan (Hritik roshan) is a kind, happy young man who has been blind since birth and works as a voice-over artist for a living. Through friends, he meets Supriya (Yami Gautam), a working woman who is also blind, but proudly independent. The two start liking each other and get married. Rohan toughest journey starts in his quest of vengeance for Supriya's indirect murderers.

Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, crime
CharactersHired assassins, Gangsters, Hunters
PlotSkirmishes, Tango
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

A powerful Chilean gangster uses everything in his power to stop the woman that wants to kill him, a sexy mercenary known as "the machine gun woman". The staggering sum of cash he offers for her head sets in motion an army of hitmen. And also, by accident, bursts in the life of naïve DJ Santiago, a common youth that will have to steel his guts against the underworld, and above all, survive the irresistible - and bloodthirsty - Machine Gun Woman. - Written by FICV

Three to Tango (1999)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersArchitects, Gay, Lovers
PlotRelationship, Love, Love triangle, Tango, Cheating

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in love with Amy.

Assassination Tango (2003)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
CharactersHired assassins
PlotRivalry, Dancing, Political, Intrigue, Tango
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleAction, Disturbing, For men

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.

Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia, United Kingdom, Norway
CharactersBikers, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Tango
PlaceIndia, Hotels
StyleTouching, To cry

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.

Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

Family friends Sam and Kat spend every Christmas Eve at the Children's Table. They grow up together, sharing the highs and lows of young adulthood. And at thirty, Sam realizes that Kat is the one...but he's afraid that the past will get in the way.

A Summer Tale (2000)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySweden, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands
CharactersFriends, Orphans, Pianists, Teachers, Foster children
PlotJealousy, Loneliness, Tango
PlaceTrains, Village
StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry

The summer of '58, the year Sweden almost won the world championship in soccer over Brazil, Yngve Johansson accepts two children to live with him during the summer, as told through the eyes of a young boy. His name is Mårten, and the other child's name is Annika. She is a rough girl, with many problems. The three of them do not get along, and Yngve is a true dictator to the children's eyes. However, when the children discover that their new guardian has a crush on their teacher (Cecilia Nilsson), they do what they can to bring the two together. Soon enough, the three will discover that they have a lot more in common than they previously imagined, and together they can make their lives worth living again. This is a sweet story about life in Sweden in the mid 1900's. It is about family, love, hate, innocent friendship that we all can relate to, and much, much more...