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

List Criteria: Whether they make you want to shake it or you're just mesmerized watching others shake it, vote up all of your favorite movies featuring dancing.

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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    added by Countermoon Rod Steiger, Shirley Jones, James Whitmore

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    added by charlesminorversion1 Joe Pantoliano, Peter Boyle, Bruce Kirby

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    added by KarmenGospodnetić Ray J, Jacqueline Bisset, Ne-Yo

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    added by AndyRožman Melora Hardin, Dennis Burkley, Keene Curtis

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    added by charlesminorversion1 Kathryn McCormick, Megan Boone, Ryan Guzman

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    added by Delena_always_L Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Shannen Doherty

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    added by Countermoon Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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    added by aalmahi02 Audrina Patridge, Mario López, Kat Graham

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    Ice-T, Peter MacLean, Lucinda Dickey

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    ranked low on reranks & added by KarmenGospodnetić Jessica Alba, Missy Elliott, Joy Bryant

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    Nina Dobrev, Keyshia Cole, Rutina Wesley

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    Harry Shum, Jr., Peter Gallagher, Tara Lynn Wilson

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Sam Worthington, Adam Garcia, Anthony Hayes

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    ranked low on reranks Lil' Kim, Meagan Good, Steve Harvey

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    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tessa Thompson, Ashley Roberts

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    added by The_CreekWalker Vanessa L. Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Jane Krakowski

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T, Christopher McDonald

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    John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Janet Jones

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    ranked low on reranks Antonio Banderas, Jenna Dewan, Alfre Woodard

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    Helen Mirren, Isabella Rossellini, Gregory Hines

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    Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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    added by KymMiller Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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    Anton Walbrook, Robert Helpmann, Moira Shearer

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Nancy1 Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell, Cher Starring Cher and Christina Aquilera.

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    added by PeteBoyle Olivia Munn, Matthew McConaughey, Channing Tatum

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    Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy

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    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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    Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere

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    Sonia Kruger, Gia Carides, Bill Hunter

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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

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    ranked low on reranks Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson

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    ranked low on reranks & added by AnnieLarson John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Chris Brown, Meagan Good, Ne-Yo

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Patrick Malahide

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

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    Sharni Vinson, Kathy Najimy, Alyson Stoner

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    Zoe Saldana, Donna Murphy, Amanda Schull

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    ranked low on reranks Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Heavy D

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    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Frees

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    Channing Tatum, Cassie Ventura, Briana Evigan

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    Isaac Mizrahi, Richard Belzer, Anne Meara

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    Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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    added by Bullman55 Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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    John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Robert Costanzo

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    the people's #1 & most listed Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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