The Best Dance Movies Ever Made Films
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The Best Dance Movies Ever Made

Dance movies have been around since the inception of film: the best dance movies manage to make the audience care about the characters and the art of dance. From the can-can films on Nickelodeons to the modern dance movies that fuse every style, the best dancing movies are only as good as the dancers that perform in them.

What are the greatest dance movies ever made? These are the best dance movies as decided by you, whether you want to contribute your own list to include that ballet movie you love or you just want to vote up the super popular breakdance movie from last year, it's up to you. You can't have a great dance movie without a great soundtrack, so also check out our Greatest Soundtracks of All Time List.
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  1. 51
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    2006 More
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    added by: KarmenGospodnetić
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    1985 More
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    added by: SalimSassi
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    1955 More
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    added by: Countermoon
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    new! Lambada

    1990 More
    19
    added by: AndyRožman
  5. 47
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    1988 More
    19
    added by: SusanLopez
  6. 46
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    2001 More
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    added by: Countermoon
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    1985 More
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    added by: Delena_always_L
  8. 44
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    2011 More
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    added by: aalmahi02
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    Honey

    2003 More
    29
    added by: KarmenGospodnetić
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    Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo

    1984 More
    30
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    How She Move

    2008 More
    30
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    2008 More
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bootmen

    2000 More
    38
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    You Got Served

    2004 More
    38
  15. 37
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    1998 More
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    added by: The_CreekWalker
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    1983 More
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    1984 More
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    1985 More
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  20. 32
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    Take the Lead

    2006 More
    43
  21. 31
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    1962 More
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  22. 30
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    1983 More
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    added by: SalimSassi
  23. 29
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    1951 More
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    added by: KymMiller
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    Burlesque

    2010 More
    46
    added by: Nancy1
    Starring Cher and Christina Aquilera.
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    1948 More
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    2012 More
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    added by: PeteBoyle
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    1978 More
    48
    added by: AnnieLarson
  28. 24
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    1997 More
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    1935 More
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    1992 More
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    1979 More
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  33. 19
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    2007 More
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  34. 18
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    Save the Last Dance

    2001 More
    56
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    2000 More
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    Billy Elliot

    2000 More
    58
  37. 15
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    2007 More
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    2002 More
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    2010 More
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    Step Up

    2006 More
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    1964 More
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    1980 More
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    1983 More
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    1961 More
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    added by: Bullman55
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    1984 More
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    1952 More
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    1977 More
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