Youth movies about dancing

List of the best youth movies about dances selected by visitors to our site: Dirty Dancing, Work It, Grease, Wild Child, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Dead Poets Society, Mean Dreams, Take the Lead, High Security Vacation, Feel the Beat.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersParents
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Relationship, Music
StyleRomantic, To cry, For girls, Fascinating, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
PlotDancing

A brilliant but clumsy high school senior vows to get into her late father's alma mater by transforming herself and a misfit squad into dance champions.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Trainers
PlotDancing, First love, Baseball, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleLight, To cry, Cute

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Blonde girls
PlotFriendship
PlaceSchool, England, Small cities, Boarding school
StyleLight, Cute

Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
PlotDancing, Death, Depression
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize. Among them are a failed actress, a middle-aged sailor, a delusional blonde and a pregnant girl.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersTeachers, Students, Pupils, Poets
PlotFriendship, First love
PlaceSchool, Boarding school
StyleTo cry, Philosophical, Intellectual

At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Childrens, Police, Farmers, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Money, First love, Pursuit, Dreams
PlaceSea, Forest, Canada, Small cities
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Passion, Music, Hip Hop
PlaceNew York
StyleInspirational, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:53
PlotAdventure, Prison Break, Parenting
PlacePrison, Russia, Summer camp, Lake
StyleLight

Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison gang culture and covered with tattoos. Evgeni Koltsov is a former police officer unjustly imprisoned and destined for a death sentence from the other inmates if he stays in prison.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Family, Trainers
PlotDancing, Contests, Training
PlaceTrains
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.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotPassion, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Ballet
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes, Serious

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Music, Money
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching, Sad ones, Good music

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
Duration01:58
PlotDancing
StyleRomantic

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

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersArtists
PlotDancing, Passion, Music, Hip Hop, Blackmail
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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, First love, Difficult choice
StyleLight, Cute

With college decisions looming, Elle juggles her long-distance romance with Noah, changing relationship with bestie Lee and feelings for a new classmate.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Death, First love
PlaceUSA
StyleSad ones, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Monsters, Mutant, Teachers
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Experiments, Double life
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics, Disturbing

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Cinderella, Family, Friends, Princesses
PlotFriendship
StyleTouching

A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen or stepping up to the throne.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryCanada
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Relationship, Music
PlaceAustralia, Canada
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Artists, Singers
PlotDancing, Passion, Music
PlaceNight Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleSerious

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Geniuses, Family, Lawyers
PlotObsession, Friendship, Happiness, Fate, Fear
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleKind, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Deep Meaning

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Couriers, Guests
PlotLove, Youth

Ivan Mirosnikov, a cheeky young man in the Gorbachev era, is trying to figure out what to do with his life (he's not in college, and the 2-year mandatory military service is looming large ahead of him). Meanwhile, he lives with his divorced mother, and works as a courier at a Russian newspaper. Through his job, he meets patronizing Professor Kuznetzov and his rebellious daughter Katya. To annoy the professor, Ivan claims to have an affair with Katya. To his surprise, Katya backs his story up.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Music, Hip Hop, Love at first sight, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeachers
PlotDancing, Music, Ballet, Hip Hop
StyleCute, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotRevolution
PlaceSchool

Inspired by her mom's rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryChile
CharactersTeachers
PlotDancing, Music, Adoption
PlaceSchool
StylePsychological problems, Touching, Serious

A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Police, Pupils, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Friendship, Cheating, Undercover
PlaceSchool, Party
TimeGraduation

In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Love, The escape, Apocalypse, Adventure
PlaceLabyrinths
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot, By books

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Friends, Teachers
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Jealousy
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Smart, Touching

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:29
PlotDancing
PlaceLaboratory

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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