The Best Ballet Movies Films

The Best Ballet Movies

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List Criteria: Movies must have ballet in them.

Ballet movies, with videos, ranked from best to worst by fans of movies about ballet. The best ballet movies show off lovely ballet dancing and portray the inner lives of ballerinas. These are the top ballet films, but if you believe we missed one, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. While ballet might not be for everyone, it certainly has a way of giving us some of the best movies available anywhere. This list includes such great movies about ballet as Black Swan and Billy Elliot. While most of the films are dramas, there is also some comedy, and even a thriller or two.

What are the best ballet films? What movies have ballet in them? Ballet originated during the Italian Renaissance. Since then, it has been refined and is today considered one of the most difficult forms of dance to master. Many of the films on this list show ballet dancing at its best.
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    Zoe Saldana, Amanda Schull, Donna Murphy Released: 2000

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    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder Released: 2010

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    Anton Walbrook, Robert Helpmann, Esmond Knight Released: 1948

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    Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Tom Skerritt Released: 1977

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    Helen Mirren, Isabella Rossellini, Gregory Hines Released: 1985

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    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier Released: 1977

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    Pamela Brown, Frederick Ashton, Robert Helpmann Released: 1951

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    Trine Dyrholm, Birthe Neumann, Micki Chow Released: 1987

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