The Best Ballet Movies Films
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The Best Ballet Movies

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, Donna Murphy, Amanda Schull Released: 2000

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    Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Patrick Malahide Released: 2000

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    Anton Walbrook, Robert Helpmann, Moira Shearer Released: 1948

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    Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Tom Skerritt Released: 1977

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    Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson Released: 2000

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    Helen Mirren, Isabella Rossellini, Gregory Hines Released: 1985

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    James Franco, Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell Released: 2003

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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, Micki Chow, Anders W. Berthelsen Released: 1987

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    Lee Joon-gi, Yoon Kye-sang, Lee Eun Released: 2004

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