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20 best movies like On the Beat (2011)

List of the best movies like On the Beat (2011): Ice Princess, Dance Camp, Goodbye First Love, The Competition, Dance Academy: The Movie, Honey: Rise Up and Dance, Hairspray, Step Up All In, Fame, Nowhere Boy.

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Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotLove, Figure Skating, Competitions, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrecomedy, drama, musical
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Friendship, Competitions
PlaceSummer camp, USA
StyleRomantic, Inspirational, Touching

When Hunter gets sent to a dorky summer dance camp, he thinks he's about to have the worst summer of his life. But the quirky charm of the camp grows on him when he meets the passionate Cheyenne and joins her dance troupe to challenge the arrogant champion Lance in the camp’s Legends of Dance competition.

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: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
PlotLove, Relationship, Music, Competitions, Rivalry
TimeCold War
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her teacher, Greta, or will she condemn Paul to obscurity?

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, family, music
CountryAustralia, Germany
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship, Ballet, Competitions
PlaceSchool, Party, Australia
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

This 2017 movie follows the original dance academy TV show and tracks where the characters are in their lives now.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Hip Hop, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

Street dancer Skyler comes out of the shadow of her trained dancer sister, Tosha, & joins a dance competition with the Honey dance studio; the prize is a college scholarship.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
PlotDancing, Friendship, Jealousy, Bulimia, Rivalry

Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotDancing, Passion, Music, Hip Hop, Rivalry
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: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotDancing, Music
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

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

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
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: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDancing, Basketball, Music, Friendship
StyleTo cry

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances, and friendships of East High's senior Wildcats?

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Gay, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, Loneliness, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, China
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFamily, Neighbors
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Chase
PlaceAustralia, New York
StyleCute, Fascinating

The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."

Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama, musical
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Rivalry
StyleLight, Inspirational, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Ballet, Hip Hop
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Inspirational, Soulful

After his crew breaks up, a gifted but insecure hip-hop dancer teaches at a top ballet school in Paris, where he falls for an aspiring ballerina.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersJews, Mice, Old man
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Snow
PlaceCanada, Venice
StyleRomantic, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

A young married woman from Montreal's Orthodox Jewish community finds freedom from the strictures of her faith through her relationship with a young man who is mourning the death of his estranged father.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersMusicians, Judge
PlotLove, On real events, Wedding, Music, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

After a "white lie" which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive and musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Italy
PlotDancing, Passion, Music, Art, Hip Hop
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating, Serious

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

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CharactersDogs, Losers
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also meets Peyton, a handsome student filmmaker who finds Sharpay nearly as fascinating as she finds herself.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersWriters, Sisters, Poor
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, Cemetery
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StyleRomantic, Kind, To cry, Cute, Inspirational

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Geniuses, Family, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Adventure, Relationship, Money
PlaceSchool, Australia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay
PlotLove, Friendship, First love, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Seventeen-year-old Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her L.A. public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend, Clifton—who has always harbored a secret crush on her—he does his best to get in the way.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersStudents, Kept women, Bouncers
PlotLove, Relationship, Wedding, Friendship, Date
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Soulful, Fascinating

In order to escape her looming post-graduation fate that includes student debt and zero romantic prospects, Blake Conway becomes a sugar baby. As the aspiring journalist and hopeless romantic documents the adventure, she sets out on a quest to figure out if society is right to judge these women and if her own self worth comes with a price.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryFrance, Germany, Czech Republic
CharactersDogs, Artists
PlotLove, Dancing, Music
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: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersMusicians, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Dancing, Passion, Friendship
PlaceTrains, Germany, Hotels
TimeWorld War I
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Black and White

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
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: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
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: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers, Parents
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Friendship, Chase
PlaceSchool, USA

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotFriendship, Swimming, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.