10 best movies like Step Up (2006)

Movies similar to Step Up (2006): StreetDance 3D, Step Up Revolution, High Strung, Stomp the Yard, Dance Flick, Beat the World, Center Stage : Turn It Up, Magic Mike, Step Up All In, Honey 2.

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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 Revolution (2012)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

High Strung (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, Romania
Duration02:11
PlotDancing

When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever.

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.

Dance Flick (2009)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Hip Hop

Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

Beat the World (2011)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genredrama, music
CountryCanada
Duration01:31
CharactersFriends
PlotDancing, Hip Hop
StyleExciting

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.

Center Stage : Turn It Up (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

All self-taught dancer Kate Parker has ever wanted to do was perform with the American Academy of Ballet. But when she doesnt make it after auditioning, she learns that it takes more than precision and perfection to succeed in the dance world.

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.

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.

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.

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Take the Lead (2006)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
PlotDancing, Competitions

A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulane.

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.

First Love (2009)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryRussia
Duration01:33

Young Tanya and Sasha decide to create a dance show in order to convince their families and the whole world in their love to dance.

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

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.

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.

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.

Love and Dance (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.7)
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
Duration01:58
PlotDancing

Hania (Izabella Miko) is a young journalist who suddenly discovers that she is more connected with dancing than she could ever imagine ...

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.

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotDancing

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.

Strictly Ballroom (1992)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:34
PlaceAustralia
StyleSoulful

Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?

Pulp Fiction (1994)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.9)
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotDancing, Robbery, Fight, Cars, Jealousy, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles, Hotels, USA
StyleExciting, Interesting

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersParents
PlotDancing, Love, Moving
StyleGood music

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.

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.

Honey 3: Dare to Dance (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genremelodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
PlotDancing, Hip Hop
PlaceUSA
StyleInspirational

While attending college in Cape Town, Melea Martin feels constrained by the school's strict policies, and decides to set out on her own. Searching for a way to use her talents as a dancer and inspire the community around her, Melea rents a failing theater in order to put on a Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet performance. But much like the Capulets and Montagues, conflicts between cast members threaten to bring the whole performance to a halt...

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotDancing, Love, Holidays, Cheating, Youth
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeGraduation

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.

Fame (1980)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
PlotDancing
PlaceNew York

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts

Bring It On (2000)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
PlotHip Hop

The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, the Toros' road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen.

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...

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing
PlaceBeach
StyleTo cry, Touching

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.

Shall We Dance? (2004)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeachers
StyleTouching

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersCheerleader

A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.

American Honey (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Losers, Thieves
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Money, Freedom, Youth, First love, Dancing, Hip Hop
PlaceUSA, Hotels

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

Raise Your Voice (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genremelodrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotRivalry

Raise Your Voice is a coming-of-age story centered around a small-town singer, brokenhearted by the death of her brother in a car crash, who had secretly submitted her for a summer session at a performing arts academy in Los Angeles. In the performing arts academy, she experiences a whole new way of life in the big city, far from the small town lifestyle she's used to.

Center Stage (2000)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotLove triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Touching

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

Save the Last Dance (2001)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotDancing, Hip Hop

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

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.

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.

Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:03
PlotLove, First love
StyleNumbers in the title, Touching

Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle class that is educated in goodness and innocence . Hache (Mario Casas) is a rebellious boy, impulsive, unconscious, has a appetite for risk and danger embodied in endless fights and illegal motorbike races, the limit of common sense

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.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersFriends
TimeGraduation

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?

Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlaceSchool

A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he sets out to find his masked beauty.

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