10 best movies like Shall We Dance? (1996)

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Shall We Dance? 1996
A bored Japanese accountant sees a beautiful woman in the window of a ballroom dance studio. He secretly starts taking dancing lessons to be near her, and then over time discovers how much he loves ballroom dancing. His wife, meanwhile, has hired a private detective to find out why he has started coming home late smelling of perfume.

List of the best movies like Shall We Dance? (1996): Juliet, Naked, The Sapphires, Finding Your Feet, Footloose, Begin Again, Band Aid, Sing Street, The Orheim Company, Bus Palladium, Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town.

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Juliet, Naked (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

The Sapphires (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryAustralia

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.

Finding Your Feet (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.

Footloose (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

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.

Begin Again (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Band Aid (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36

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.

The Orheim Company (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryNorway

A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.

Bus Palladium (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryFrance

A comedy that follows the break-up of a French rock group.

Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

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Christmas at Graceland (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUSA

Laurel, a Chicago-based business executive, travels to Memphis to secure one of the city's oldest family-owned banks. While in Memphis, Laurel reunites with old flame Clay, a local music promoter with loftier aspirations. Though Laurel tries to keep her eye on the prize of the business acquisition, Clay is very persuasive reminding her of the days when they were a performing duo on the brink of stardom. Now Laurel's focus turns to the home of the Blues and dreams of making music again.

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.

Mix Tape (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryTurkey

Ulas, the son of a music-lover father tries to declare his love to Irem with a mix tape he's put together. However, they fall apart and it takes him 10 years to complete this declaration. 10 years later, Ulas who has become a music critic meets Irem by coincidence and yet it will take them another decade to get together.

Sweet Charity (1969)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

Taxi dancer, Charity continues to have faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life.

Gold Mine in the Sky (1938)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, western, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:59

As executor of the owner's will, singing ranch foreman Gene must see that the daughter/heiress doesn't marry without his approval.

God Save the King (2005)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountrySweden

A story about a young girl who leaves her hometown to pursue her dream of becoming a famous punk artist.

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:47

A lonely 40-ish man, likely to remain a bachelor, has a chance to find the love of his life when he falls for a vivacious young woman.

The Good Night (2007)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:33

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.

The Band's Visit (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryIsrael, USA, France
Duration01:27

A small Egyptian police band travels to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves stuck in the wrong town.

Life Is a Miracle (2004)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military, music
CountrySerbia, France, Italy
Duration02:35

Set during the Bosnian war in the early 1990s, Luka is a mild-mannered railway clerk whose life is turned upside down, not just by the outbreak of the war, but when his wife runs off with a local musician. Then Luka's son is conscripted and eventually captured in the fighting. To recover his son, Luka is commanded to guard a pretty young Muslim nurse who will be used in a hostage swapping operation.

Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Hairspray (1988)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

'Pleasantly Plump' teenager Tracy Turnblad achieves her dream of becoming a regular on the Corny Collins Dance Show. Now a teen hero, she starts using her fame to speak out for the causes she believes in, most of all integration. In doing so, she earns the wrath of the show's former star, Amber Von Tussle, as well as Amber's manipulative, pro-segregation parents. The rivalry comes to a head as Amber and Tracy vie for the title of Miss Auto Show 1963.

Satin (2011)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

A washed up Vegas lounge singer, Jack Satin (Hamilton von Watts), has no money, no job, and delusional aspirations of fame. When Jack is forced to leave Vegas, he packs up his old Cadillac and hits the road for Atlantic City. But his car dies in the desert and Jack is left stranded in the small town of Lost Springs. There, Jack meets jazz legend turned mechanic, Doc Bishop (Robert Guillaume), who helps him with his car trouble. Although Jack is far from the stage, he begins to find himself feeling at home in the small town. When he meets local bar owner, Lauren Wells (Melissa Joan Hart), Jack starts to see there is more to life than chasing fame and fortune. Doc encourages Jack to explore his true love of music, while Lauren provides the audience he has always wanted. But as Jack realizes this town has more to offer him than the bright lights of the big city, his Vegas past catches up with him -- what unfolds is comedy at the crossroads of life.

Daltry Calhoun (2005)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA

In small town Tennessee, a ne'er-do-well man (Knoxville) wrestling for control over his fading golf club is reunited with his estranged daughter, a 14-year-old musical prodigy.




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