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The Best Dance Movies Of All-Time

Best Dance Movies

“What are the best Dance movies of all-time?” We looked at 172 of the top Dance films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 45 films, all appearing on 4 or more “Best Dance” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 100+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

For more of the best dancing movies, make sure to check out our Best Ballet Films list!

Also, our sister website, Book Scrolling, for a list of the Best Dance Books of all-time!



Top 45 Dance Movies



45 .) An American in Paris

 An American in Paris Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • ROH

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who’s a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

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44 .) Breakin (1984)

 Breakin (1984) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29

A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.

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43 .) Burlesque (2010)

 Burlesque (2010) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue

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

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42 .) Center Stage: Turn It Up

 Center Stage: Turn It Up Lists It Appears On:

  • Common Sense Media
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29

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.

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41 .) Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)

 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) Lists It Appears On:

  • Dance Papi
  • IMDB
  • Quick Steps
  • Swing Jamie

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.

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40 .) First Position (2011)

 First Position (2011) Lists It Appears On:

  • Common Sense Media
  • EW
  • More Than Dancers
  • Refinery 29

A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.

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39 .) Happy Feet (2006)

 Happy Feet (2006) Lists It Appears On:

  • Hollywood
  • NY Post
  • This Is Insider
  • VH1

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

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38 .) The Full Monty

 The Full Monty Lists It Appears On:

  • Hollywood
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Vulture

Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.

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37 .) Grease (1978)

 Grease (1978) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Quick Steps
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Seventeen

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?

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36 .) Hairspray (2007)

 Hairspray (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Seventeen

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.

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35 .) Moulin Rouge (2001)

 Moulin Rouge (2001) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club’s most notorious and beautiful star.

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34 .) Shall We Dance (1937)

 Shall We Dance (1937) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Quick Steps
  • Thought Co.

Ballet star Pete “Petrov” Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer he’s fallen for but barely knows, musical star Linda Keene. By the time the ocean liner reaches New York, a little white lie has churned through the rumor mill and turned into a hot gossip item: that the two celebrities are secretly married.

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33 .) Step Up Revolution (2012)

 Step Up Revolution (2012) Lists It Appears On:

  • Dance Papi
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • This Is Insider
  • Vulture

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.

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32 .) The Turning Point (1977)

 The Turning Point (1977) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • RD
  • Refinery 29

When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.

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31 .) White Nights (1985)

 White Nights (1985) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Swing Jamie
  • Timeout

An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American?

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30 .) Bring It On (2000)

 Bring It On (2000) Lists It Appears On:

  • Common Sense Media
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Ranker
  • Real Buzz
  • Seventeen
  • Vulture

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.

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29 .) Fame (1980)

 Fame (1980) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider

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

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28 .) How She Move (2007)

 How She Move (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • VH1
  • Vulture

15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.

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27 .) Shall We Dance? (2004)

 Shall We Dance? (2004) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Teen Vogue

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

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26 .) Step Up 3D (2010)

 Step Up 3D (2010) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Seventeen
  • Swing Jamie
  • This Is Insider
  • Vulture

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.

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25 .) Swing Time (1936)

 Swing Time (1936) Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Site
  • Film Site
  • Hollywood
  • NY Post
  • Quick Steps
  • Refinery 29

Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop’s magic and dance act, and has to make $25000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing instructor. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted (till the end of the film at least!) by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricardo, the band leader who won’t play for them to dance together.

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24 .) Top Hat (1935)

 Top Hat (1935) Lists It Appears On:

  • Film Site
  • Konbini
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Refinery 29
  • Timeout

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace’s hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.

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23 .) Chicago (2002)

 Chicago (2002) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Common Sense Media
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • Teen Vogue

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

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22 .) Dance with Me (1998)

 Dance with Me (1998) Lists It Appears On:

  • Dance Papi
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • Thought Co.

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.

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21 .) Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)

 Mad Hot Ballroom (2005) Lists It Appears On:

  • Common Sense Media
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Thought Co.
  • Vulture

Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way. Told from their candid, sometimes hilarious perspectives, these kids are transformed, from reluctant participants to determined competitors, from typical urban kids to “ladies and gentlemen,” on their way to try to compete in the final citywide.

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20 .) Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

 Step Up 2: The Streets (2008) Lists It Appears On:

  • Dance Papi
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Seventeen
  • Swing Jamie
  • This Is Insider
  • Vulture

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.

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19 .) Take the Lead (2006)

 Take the Lead (2006) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Quick Steps
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Vulture

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.

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18 .) West Side Story (1961)

 West Side Story (1961) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • IMDB
  • Konbini
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Seventeen
  • Timeout

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to “own” the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

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17 .) You Got Served (2004)

 You Got Served (2004) Lists It Appears On:

  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Refinery 29
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • VH1
  • Vulture

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.

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16 .) Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

 Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985) Lists It Appears On:

  • Common Sense Media
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • More Than Dancers
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Vulture

Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and “Dance TV” in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that Janey’s father doesn’t approve of that kind of thing.

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15 .) Honey (2003)

 Honey (2003) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Vulture

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.

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14 .) Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

 Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • IMDB
  • Konbini
  • Ranker
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Timeout

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

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13 .) The Red Shoes (1948)

 The Red Shoes (1948) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Common Sense Media
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Timeout

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

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12 .) Magic Mike (2012)

 Magic Mike (2012) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Teen Vogue
  • Timeout
  • VH1
  • Vulture

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.

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11 .) Stomp the Yard (2007)

 Stomp the Yard (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • More Than Dancers
  • Ranker
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • VH1
  • Vulture

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.

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10 .) Black Swan (2010)

 Black Swan (2010) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Cosmopolitan
  • EW
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • VH1
  • Vulture

A ballet dancer wins the lead in “Swan Lake” and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan – Princess Odette – but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

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9 .) Flashdance (1983)

 Flashdance (1983) Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Konbini
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Thought Co.
  • Vulture

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.

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8 .) Saturday Night Fever (1977)

 Saturday Night Fever (1977) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Common Sense Media
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Konbini
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • Thought Co.
  • Timeout
  • Vulture

Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who’d give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he’s a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited Tony struts his stuff amidst flashing lights and sweaty, undulating bodies. Tony’s class aspirations are mirrored in his relationship with his dance partner, a secretary eager to move into the glamorous world of Manhattan.

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7 .) Save the Last Dance (2001)

 Save the Last Dance (2001) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • More Than Dancers
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Thought Co.
  • VH1
  • Vulture

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.

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6 .) Step Up (2006)

 Step Up (2006) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Seventeen
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Thought Co.
  • VH1
  • Vulture

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore’s tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore’s ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

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5 .) Strictly Ballroom (1992)

 Strictly Ballroom (1992) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Common Sense Media
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Quick Steps
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Thought Co.
  • Timeout
  • Vulture

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

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4 .) Center Stage (2000)

 Center Stage (2000) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Cosmopolitan
  • EW
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Seventeen
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Thought Co.
  • VH1
  • Vulture

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.

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3 .) Billy Elliot (2000)

 Billy Elliot (2000) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Common Sense Media
  • EW
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Seventeen
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • VH1
  • Vulture

Set against the background of the 1984 Miner’s Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family’s set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes!

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2 .) Footloose (1984)

 Footloose (1984) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Common Sense Media
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • IMDB
  • Konbini
  • More Than Dancers
  • NY Post
  • Ranker
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Timeout
  • Vulture

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.

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1 .) Dirty Dancing (1987)

 Dirty Dancing (1987) Lists It Appears On:

  • Backstage
  • Bustle
  • Common Sense Media
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Hollywood
  • IMDB
  • Konbini
  • NY Post
  • Quick Steps
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Real Buzz
  • Refinery 29
  • ROH
  • Seventeen
  • Swing Jamie
  • Teen Vogue
  • This Is Insider
  • Thought Co.
  • Vulture

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.

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The 100+ Additional Best Movies About And Featuring Dancing



 

#MoviesLists
(Films Appear On 3 Lists Each)
46A Ballerina’s Tale (2015)Common Sense Media
EW
More Than Dancers
47A Chorus LineBackstage
IMDB
Refinery 29
48All That JazzRanker
Refinery 29
Timeout
49Ballet 422 (2014)Common Sense Media
EW
More Than Dancers
50Battle of the YearHollywood
IMDB
Vulture
51Cuban Fury (2014)Common Sense Media
IMDB
Swing Jamie
52High StrungIMDB
More Than Dancers
Refinery 29
53Magic Mike XXL (2015)Cosmopolitan
Refinery 29
Teen Vogue
54Make Your Move (2014)IMDB
Quick Steps
Swing Jamie
55Silver Linings PlaybookBackstage
Ranker
ROH
56Staying Alive (1983)IMDB
Ranker
Swing Jamie
57Step Up All In (2014)Common Sense Media
IMDB
This Is Insider
58StreetDance (2010)Common Sense Media
Dance Papi
Swing Jamie
59Tap (1989)Bustle
Refinery 29
Swing Jamie
60The Artist (2011)Refinery 29
Timeout
VH1
61The Company (2003)Common Sense Media
EW
IMDB
(Films Appear On 2 Lists Each)
62(500) Days of SummerKonbini
Red Online
6342nd StreetRanker
Refinery 29
64Another Cinderella StoryIMDB
Refinery 29
65Beat StreetIMDB
Ranker
66Born to DanceIMDB
IMDB
67Breakin’ 2: Electric BoogalooIMDB
Ranker
68Chance pe Dance (2010)IMDB
Swing Jamie
69Dance AcademyIMDB
More Than Dancers
70Dance Flick (2009)IMDB
Swing Jamie
71Footloose (2011)Swing Jamie
Teen Vogue
72Honey 3: Dare to DanceIMDB
More Than Dancers
73La La Land (2016)Refinery 29
VH1
74Little Miss SunshineKonbini
Refinery 29
75Mao’s Last DancerBackstage
Refinery 29
76Polina (2017)EW
IMDB
77Pulp FictionKonbini
Red Online
78Seven Brides for Seven BrothersIMDB
Ranker
79Shake the DustCommon Sense Media
More Than Dancers
80Step SistersIMDB
IMDB
(Films Appear On 1 Lists Each)
811 Chance 2 DanceIMDB
82A Time for Dancing (2000)Swing Jamie
83ABCD (Any Body Can Dance)IMDB
84All Of Fosse’s MusicalsBustle
85Along Came PollyDance Papi
86Any Body Can Dance 2IMDB
87BallerinaCommon Sense Media
88Ballet ShoesIMDB
89Ballets Russes (2005)EW
90Battlefield AmericaIMDB
91Blue ValentineRed Online
92BootmenIMDB
93BravetownDance Papi
94Breaking Through (2015)Swing Jamie
95Camp (2003)Swing Jamie
96Center Stage: On PointeIMDB
97Coyote UglyIMDB
98Dance CampIMDB
99Dance for MeMore Than Dancers
100Dance-OffIMDB
101Dancehall QueenIMDB
102DancersRefinery 29
103Dancin’: It’s On!More Than Dancers
104Dancing in JaffaCommon Sense Media
105Desert Dancer”Backstage
106Desi BoyzDance Papi
107Dirty Dancing (2017)Swing Jamie
108Easter ParadeRanker
109Easy VirtueQuick Steps
110El Cantante (2007)Swing Jamie
111Ex MachinaRed Online
112Fantasia (1940)Film Site
113Feel the NoiseIMDB
114Ferris Bueller’s Day OffKonbini
115Five DancesIMDB
116Frances HaIMDB
117Funny FaceRefinery 29
118Go for It!IMDB
119Heavenly BodiesIMDB
120High School Musical (2006)Seventeen
121Holiday Inn (1942)Swing Jamie
122Honey 2IMDB
123Honey: Rise Up and DanceIMDB
124Hope DancesIMDB
125La Salsa CubanaDance Papi
126LambadaRanker
127Leap! (2017)EW
128Lift Me UpIMDB
129Love ‘n Dancing (2009)Swing Jamie
130Mad About Mambo (2000)Swing Jamie
131Make It HappenIMDB
132Marigold (2008)Swing Jamie
133Mary PoppinsRanker
134Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)Film Site
135Napoleon DynamiteRed Online
136Oklahoma!Ranker
137On The TownBustle
138Paris Is BurningTimeout
139PinaTimeout
140Reality BitesRed Online
141Reviews of Dance MoviesSwing Jamie
142Risky BusinessRed Online
143Romy and Michelle’s High School ReunionKonbini
144Salsa (1988)Swing Jamie
145Save the Last Dance 2IMDB
146Scent of a WomanQuick Steps
147School DanceIMDB
148Shag: The Movie (1989)Swing Jamie
149Shall We Dance? (Japanese version: 1996; Hollywood: 2004)Swing Jamie
150Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)Film Site
151Standing OvationIMDB
152Stomp the Yard 2: HomecomingIMDB
153Stormy WeatherIMDB
154StreetDance 2IMDB
155StreetDance 3DIMDB
156Sweet CharityIMDB
157Swing Kids (1993)Swing Jamie
158Tap WorldMore Than Dancers
159The Breakfast ClubKonbini
160The Commitments (1991)Swing Jamie
161The DancerIMDB
162The Forbidden Dance is LambadaDance Papi
163The Greatest Showman (2017)Swing Jamie
164The King and IRanker
165The Music ManRanker
166The Step Up SeriesBustle
167The Tango Lesson (1997)Swing Jamie
168The Wizard of Oz (1939)Film Site
169Urban CowboyRanker
170White Christmas (1954)Swing Jamie
171Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)Film Site
172You Got Served: Beat the WorldIMDB


27 Best Dance Film Sources/Lists



SourceArticle
Backstage 20 Great Dance Movies | Backstage
Bustle Ranking The 22 Best Dance Movies Over The Years, From ‘Center …
Common Sense Media Dance Movies – Common Sense Media
Cosmopolitan 16 Best Dance Movies – Greatest Dance Movies of All Time
Dance Papi Top 10 Salsa Scenes from Movies • Dance Papi
EW 12 Ballet Movies That Are En Pointe | EW.com
Film Site Musicals – Dance Films
Hollywood The Top 25 Movies That Will Inspire You To Dance – Hollywood.com
IMDB The Best DANCE Movies Ever! – IMDb
Konbini The best movie dance routines to watch after ‘La La Land’ – Konbini
More Than Dancers 14 Inspirational Dance Movies On Netflix Right Now
NY Post The 15 greatest dance movies of all time – New York Post
Quick Steps Top 10 Movie Dance Scenes | Blog – QuickSteps Dance Club Studio
Ranker Best Dance Movies Ever – Ranker
RD Best Dance Movies of All Time | Reader’s Digest
Real Buzz Top 10 Inspirational Dance Movies | realbuzz.com
Red Online Best dancing scenes from films | Films – Red Online
Refinery 29 Dance Movies About Ballet, Hip Hop Best Dancing Scenes – Refinery29
ROH 10 of the best dance films — News — Royal Opera House
Seventeen 10 Best Dance Movies of All Time – Top Dance Films Ever Made
Swing Jamie Dance Movies – SwingJamie Dance Lessons
Teen Vogue 20 Best Dance Movies of All Time | Teen Vogue
This Is Insider The best dance movies of all time – INSIDER
Thought Co. Top 10 Movies for Dance Lovers – ThoughtCo
Timeout Best dance movies of all time from West Side Story to Footloose
VH1 12 Great Dance Movies From the 2000s – VH1 News – VH1.com
Vulture 24 Dance Movies, Ranked by Danciness — Vulture

 

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