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20 best movies like Dance with Me (1998)


List of the best movies like Dance with Me (1998): Step Up All In, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Glitter, One Day, Shall We Dance?, The Jazz Singer, Save the Last Dance 2, The Song, Selena, How She Move.

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Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35
PlotDancing, Passion, Music, Hip Hop, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotDancing, Music
PlaceBeach
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 2.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersCinderella, Friends, Artists
PlotMusic
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, To cry, Touching, Serious

A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotLove, Wedding, Friendship, Fate
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.

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: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
PlotMusic
PlaceChicago, USA
StyleTo cry, Serious

A young Jewish man is torn between tradition and individuality when his old-fashioned family objects to his career as a jazz singer. This is the first full length feature film to use synchronized sound, and is the original film musical.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersCinderella, Artists
PlotDancing, Music, Hip Hop, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs
PlotMusic
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fascinating, Serious

The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is love-struck by the vineyard owner’s daughter, Rose (Ali Faulkner), and a romance quickly blooms. Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose “The Song,” which becomes a breakout hit. Thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation in the form of fellow performer Shelby Bale (Caitlin Nicol-Thomas), Jed’s life and marriage begin to fall apart.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersArtists, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music
PlaceTexas
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA, France
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Hip Hop
StyleExciting, Touching, Serious

After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle with her. They become enemies then friends later on. Her uptight mom pushes her to pass the test to get into Medical school, but she thinks she failed....

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersPianists
PlotMusic, Obsession, Fate
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Gloomy, Serious

A classical musician from a working class background is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMusicians, Journalists, Alcoholics, Singers, Stars
PlotMusic, Loneliness
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy, the upstart kid he once mentored?

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryFrance, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Artists
PlotLove, Dancing, Music
PlaceFrance
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

A star is born in a time of both celebration and instability in this historical drama with music from director Christophe Barratier. In the spring of 1936, Paris is in a state of uncertainty; while the rise of the Third Reich in Germany worries many, a leftist union-oriented candidate, Léon Blum, has been voted into power, and organized labor is feeling its new power by standing up to management.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersMusicians, Rappers, Poor, Singers
PlotMusic, Weapon, Success
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleTo cry, Serious

Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's love give Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be?

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersBallerinas, Artists
PlotDancing, Music, Obsession, Ballet, Success
PlaceLondon
StyleRomantic, To cry, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersJews, Friends, Artists
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Jess Robin dreams of a career in popular music, but his father, Cantor Rabinovitch, forbids it, insisting Jess live as a traditional Jew and inherit his position at the synagogue. With the help of friend and professional musician Bubba, Jess gets a chance to go to Los Angeles and have famous singer Keith Lennox record one of his songs. Defying both his father and his wife, Jess leaves New York to pursue his dreams.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
PlotDancing, Passion, Music, Friendship
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StyleExciting

Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at Coyote Ugly. The "Coyotes" as they are affectionately called tantalize customers and the media alike with their outrageous antics, making Coyote Ugly the watering hole for guys on the prowl.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:33
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Serious

Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When Gary sees his mystery woman's face on a bus billboard, he discovers she is real, and fate brings him an opportunity to meet her.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersDoctors, Losers, Terminally ill, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Depression
PlaceHospitals
StyleRomantic, To cry, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMusicians
PlotMusic, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Soulful, By books, Gloomy, Touching

Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard teaches young Rick Martin everything he knows about playing, so Rick becomes a star musician, but a troubled marriage and the desire to play pure jazz instead of commercial swing songs cause him problems.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryBelgium, Italy
CharactersMusicians
PlotOn real events, First love
PlaceItaly
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Fathers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness
PlacePrison, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleGloomy, Touching, Serious

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and romance. When Amber Hewson, a free-spirited young woman with a restless soul, drifts into the area and rents the apartment above his shop, she finds herself surprisingly drawn to his noble ideas, which are new and intriguing to her. And Clay, though he tries to fight and deny it, simply cannot resist being attracted to her spontaneous and passionate embrace of life. Ultimately, Clay must step out from behind his relational theories, and Amber must overcome her own fears and deep wounds, as the two of them, together, attempt the impossible: an “old-fashioned” courtship in contemporary America.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersArtists
PlotDancing, Friendship, Love triangle, Holidays
PlaceGermany, Hotels, USA, Night Clubs
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club—Holiday Inn—is the setting for the chase by Hanover and manager Danny Reed. The music's the thing.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
PlotOn real events, Music
StyleTwisted plot, To cry, By books, Gloomy, Touching

Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersTeachers, Cowboys, Students, Lawyers, Old man
PlotLove, Sports, Art, Happiness, Competitions
PlaceCollege, Party, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Inspirational, By books, Touching

The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersMusicians, Family, Students, Celebrities, Singers
PlotDancing, Soccer, Music, Friendship, Mental disorders
PlaceAircraft, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think

In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. By 2017, Celeste is a mother to a teenage daughter of her own and is struggling to navigate a career fraught with scandals when another act of terrifying violence demands her attention.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Artists
PlotMusic, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Friends
PlotFriendship, Adoption
StyleRomantic, Touching, Serious

The stunning Dreya Weber stars as a former top gymnast who discovers love and a new life path when she teams up with a dancer (played by former L.A. Lakers cheerleader Addie Yungmee) for an ambitious Las Vegas aerial act show.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersWriters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Travel, Friendship
PlaceCollege, Los Angeles
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.





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