10 best movies like Stomp the Yard (2007)

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Stomp the Yard 2007
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.
List of the best movies like Stomp the Yard (2007): Battle of the Year, Honey: Rise Up and Dance, La Bamba, Beat the World, Step Up All In, Take the Lead, Beats, How She Move, Save the Last Dance 2, Let It Shine.

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Battle of the Year (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.

Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA

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.

La Bamba (1987)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

Beat the World (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

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.

Step Up All In (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

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.

Take the Lead (2006)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

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.

Beats (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.

How She Move (2008)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA, France
Duration01:34

After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle with her. They become enemies then friends later on. Her uptight mom pushes her to pass the test to get into Medical school, but she thinks she failed....

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Let It Shine (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Disney Channel original movie.

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Shout (1991)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

Thrashin' (1986)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks terrorizing the locals at Venice Beach. When Corey starts dating Tommy's kid sister Chrissy, the Daggers are furious. The boys then take their beef to the "L.A. Massacre," a deadly skate race down a canyon road.

Footloose (1984)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock after discovering he's living in a place where music and dancing are illegal.

Rize (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A documentary film that highlights two street derived dance styles, Clowning and Krumping, that came out of the low income neighborhoods of L.A.. Director David LaChapelle interviews each dance crew about how their unique dances evolved. A new and positive activity away from the drugs, guns, and gangs that ruled their neighborhood. A raw film about a growing sub-culture movements in America.

Bravetown (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, music
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:21

After an accidental drug overdose, a talented teenage DJ goes to live with his estranged father in a small Army town, where he gets to the bottom of his own pain and learns empathy for others.

The Runaways (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of impresario Kim Fowley, the band becomes a huge success.

Make It Happen (2008)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Body Language (2011)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genredrama, music
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:38

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

Let's Dance (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:44

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.

Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA

In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Spike Island (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.

Dance with Me (1998)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas. It soon becomes clear Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby is the biggest hope for the studio at the championship.

Cool as Ice (1991)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Johnny, a freewheeling, motorcycle-riding musician, rolls into a small town with his band, and meets Kathy, an honor student who catches his eye. Meanwhile, Kathy's father, after being in the Witness Protection Program, is finally found by the two corrupt cops he escaped from years ago, who claim he owes them a lot of money.

Vox Lux (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

Selena (1997)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.

August Rush (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration01:49

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Music of the Heart (1999)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

The Identical (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA

During the Great Depression, identical twins are separated at birth. One, Drexel Hemsley becomes a wildly successful '50s rock star, while the other, Ryan Wade, struggles to balance his passion for music and pleasing his parents, who want him to become a preacher. Finally, Ryan rebels against his parents' wishes and launches his own music career -- performing the hits of Drexel Hemsley. Ryan later learns the truth about Drexel when their fates tragically collide.

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

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.

Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. Each claims to be the widow of long-dead doo-wop singer-songwriter Frankie Lyman, and each wants years of royalties due to his estate, money Levy has never shared. During an ensuing civil trial, flashbacks tell the story of each one's life with Lyman, a boyish, high-pitched, dynamic performer, lost to heroin. Slowly, the three wives establish their own bond.




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