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20 best movies like Showgirls (1995)

List of the best movies like Showgirls (1995): Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story), Step Up All In, Vox Lux, Ask Me Anything, Hustlers, Jack & Diane, The Ticket, Rock'n Roll, Flaked, On the Beat.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Passion, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Party, France, Deserts, Beach
TimeSummer
StyleAction, Fascinating, Explicit scenes

Biarritz. Sixteen-year-old George, the high school hottie, falls in love with Alex. To get his attention, she initiates a group game with Alex, Nikita, Laetitia and Gabriel. They will discover, test, and push the limits of their sexuality.

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: 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: 6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotDancing, Passion, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceCollege, USA
TimeHalloween
StyleUnexpected ending, By books, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Serious

Beautiful, wild, funny, and lost, Katie Kampenfelt takes a year off before college to find herself, all the while chronicling her adventures in an anonymous blog into which she pours her innermost secrets. Eventually, Katie's fearless narrative begins to crack, and dark pieces of her past emerge.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersWriters, Girlfriends, Single mothers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Revenge, Money, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Werewolf
PlotPassion
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fancy, Explicit scenes, Serious

Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push her away. Diane must struggle to keep their love alive while hiding the secret that her newly awakened sexual desire is giving her werewolf-like visions.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDisabled people, Blind
PlotDancing, Obsession, Friendship, Fear
StyleTouching, Serious

A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily, Neighbors, Actors
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, Art, Youth
PlaceFrance
StyleRomantic, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he's no longer Rock'n' Roll and can't sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersScammers, Friends
PlotPassion, Money, Friendship, Love triangle, Seduction
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

In his funky California beach enclave, Chip's the go-to guy for personal insights. But he isn't quite as enlightened when it comes to his own baggage.

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: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:47
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Thieves, Students, Writers
PlotDancing, Cars, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleFancy, Touching

THE EXTRA MAN is a sophisticated and moving comedy from filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. THE EXTRA MAN follows Louis Ives (Paul Dano), a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. When a deeply embarrassing incident forces him to leave his job at an exclusive Princeton prep school, Louis heads to New York City to make a fresh start. He quickly finds a 9 to 5 job at an environmental magazine, where he encounters an entrancing, green-obsessed co-worker Mary (Katie Holmes).

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Qatar
Duration01:52
CharactersFirefighters, Criminals, Poor
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Weapon, Success
PlaceGhetto, Paris, France, Night Clubs
TimeNight
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think, Disturbing

In a ghetto where religion and drug trafficking rub shoulders, Dounia has a lust for power and success. Supported by Maimouna, her best friend, she decides to follow in the footsteps of Rebecca, a respected dealer. But her encounter with Djigui, a young, disturbingly sensual dancer, throws her off course.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersPregnant, Friends, Womanizers, Celebrities, Actors
PlotPassion, Relationship, Friendship, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceHospitals, USA, Night Clubs, Los Angeles

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
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: 5.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan
Duration01:27
CharactersTeens, Thieves, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Passion, Money, Obsession
PlaceMansions, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Serious

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersFriends, Birds, Newlyweds
PlotLove, On real events, Adventure, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Nature, Alaska, Helicopters, USA
TimeHoneymoon
StyleLight, To cry, By books, Fancy, Makes me think

Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than coming out on top of the competition

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration00:59
CharactersDogs, Teens, Lesbians, Gay
PlotDancing, Passion, Drug addict, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Party
TimeGraduation
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric

Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersBlonde girls, Friends
PlotPassion, Friendship
StyleSoulful, Fancy

For Tobe, a nerdy, horny, frizzy-haired cineaste who doesn't quite fit in with the average contemporary teen, the pinnacle of womanhood is Monica Velour, a soft-core actress who reached the zenith of her career in the 1980s. When Tobe learns that his love idol is headlining hundreds of miles away at the Gentlemen's Petting Zoo in Indiana, he drives off with carefree glory, filled with the hope of meeting her.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersFriends
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Hip Hop, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious

Three dance crews – one Latin American, one European and one Canadian – prepare to battle at the International Beat the World competition in Detroit. Along the way, they struggle with gambling debt, bad break-ups and their own egos. In the final showdown to become world champions they find that their lifelong hopes, dreams and even lives, are at stake.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, Chile
CharactersCats, Surfers, Singers
PlotDancing, Gambling, Passion, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, Casino, Los Angeles
StyleTouching

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration03:21
CharactersTeens, Musicians, DJs, Alcoholics, Businessmen
PlotLove, Dancing, Fight, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceParty, Hotels, Los Angeles
StyleLight

Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will set the world on fire. Opportunity comes knocking when he meets James Reed, a charismatic DJ who takes the 23-year-old under his wing. Soon, his seemingly clear path to success gets complicated when he starts falling for his mentor's girlfriend, jeopardizing his new friendship and the future he seems destined to fulfill.

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: 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: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, Obsession, Seduction
StylePsychological problems

A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryFrance, USA, United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration02:20
CharactersWriters
PlotAdventure, Travel, Passion, Friendship, Snow
PlaceCemetery
StyleInspirational, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes

Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Blonde girls, Fathers
PlotLove, Dancing, Martial Arts, Wedding, Obsession
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute

Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin Fitzgerald) or will he finally admit he's in love with his best friend Carla (Katherine Waterston) who is in an unfulfilling relationship with a political strategist(Gaby Hoffman). Manhattan Romance is a funny insightful look at contemporary life in Manhattan. It explores new age ideas and open relationship as well as true friendship and connection.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersVampire, Sisters
PlotPassion, Supernatural, Rivalry
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Fancy, Explicit scenes

Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new relationship, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:27
CharactersFriends
PlotDancing, Travel, Passion, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Two women get on the highway heading to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend, Mona, has a secret: she's a fugitive from justice - accused of her mother-in-law's death.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersGay, Family, Friends
PlotPassion, Friendship
PlaceSmall cities
StyleLight, Cute, Fancy

Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersBusinessmen, Sisters
PlotFriendship, Success, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what he's really doing. When he voices these doubts, he ends up losing his job and all of his clients, save Rod Tidwell, an egomaniacal football player.





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