10 best movies like High Strung (2016)

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Movies similar to High Strung (2016): The Dancer, StreetDance 2, Body Language, Footloose, Honey 2, Magic Mike, Five Dances, Center Stage: On Pointe, Magic Mike XXL, Step Up All In.

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The Dancer (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, Dogs, Horses
PlotDancing, Love, Money
PlaceSea, Mountains

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

StreetDance 2 (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:25
PlotDancing, Hip Hop
StyleExciting

After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.

Body Language (2011)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.2)
Genredrama, music
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:38
CharactersFriends
PlotDancing, Rivalry

An hour before the five best Dutch dance crews fly to a contest in New York, the subsidized trip is cancelled. Five dancers from totally different crews don't want to give up their free plane ticket and go anyway. In New York they realize what they've done. They have no money, no plan and no crew. But... They came to dance so there is only one thing to do. Together they form a new crew and do everything they can to enter the contest they came for. In the mean time... they have to survive two weeks in New York without any cash. Written by Tijs van Marle

Footloose (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
PlotDancing
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.

Honey 2 (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotDancing, Rivalry

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.

Magic Mike (2012)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersFriends
PlotDancing
PlaceUSA

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.

Five Dances (2013)
Mark3.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
PlotDancing
PlaceNew York
StyleSoulful, Touching

FIVE DANCES, written and directed by Alan Brown, is a creatively adventurous narrative feature film set in the New York 'downtown' modern dance world. The story follows the rocky emotional journey of an 18-year old dancer (the amazing Ryan Steele) with talent to burn, who must choose between his responsibility to his broken family in the Midwest, and forging a life and career for himself. The film features five of New York's most gifted dancers acting on film for the very first time, and performing the choreography of internationally acclaimed choreographer Jonah Bokaer.

Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersBallerinas
PlotDancing, Competitions, Confrontation

In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) to recruit dancers to compete at a camp where the winners will be selected to join the Academy. Bella Parker (Muñoz), who has always lived in the shadow of her hugely successful sister Kate, finally gets her chance to step into the limelight as one of the dancers recruited for the camp. Chloe Lukasiak plays Gwen, a talented dance prodigy who competes at the camp. - Denise Petski

Magic Mike XXL (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
PlotDancing, Travel

Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.

Step Up All In (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Rivalry

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.

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School Dance (2014)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing

High schooler Jason has found his dream girl—the gorgeous Anastacia. There’s just one problem: she doesn’t know he exists. If he can win a spot on the school’s hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But before he does, he’ll have to overcome his battle-ax of a mother, survive Anastacia’s gangsta brother, and pass the crew’s initiation—in this fresh, sexy, and outrageously funny comedy.

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

Step Up 3D (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotDancing, Hip Hop

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

You Got Served (2004)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 3.8)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Rivalry

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.

Honey (2003)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotDancing, Hip Hop

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.

The Dancer (2000)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.9)
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...

Flashdance (1983)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotDancing
StyleFascinating

The popular 1980’s dance movie that depicts the life of an exotic dancer with a side job as a welder who true desire is to get into ballet school. It’s her dream to be a professional dancer and now is her chance. The film has a great soundtrack with an Oscar winning song.

Stick It (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43
PlotDancing

Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once there, Haley's rebellious attitude wins her both friends and enemies.

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

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

Fame (2009)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing
PlaceNew York

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

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Mothers, Nephews
PlotDancing, Competitions, Love, Rivalry, Hip Hop
PlaceSchool, USA

When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore s underground dance battle The Streets.

Make It Happen (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotDancing

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.

Stomp the Yard (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
PlotDancing, Rivalry, Hip Hop
StyleFascinating

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.

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