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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    Debra Monk, Peter Gallagher, Zoe Saldana Released: 2000

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    Julie Walters, Jamie Bell, Stephen Mangan Released: 2000

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    Gordon Littmann, Moira Shearer, Ludmilla Tchérina Released: 1948

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    Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, Tom Skerritt Released: 1977

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    Geraldine Page, Helen Mirren, Gregory Hines Released: 1985

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    Neve Campbell, Emily Patterson, Marilyn Dodds Frank Released: 2003

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    Pamela Brown, Meinhart Maur, Moira Shearer Released: 1951

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    Alida Valli, Flavio Bucci, Jessica Harper Released: 1977

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    Trine Dyrholm, Sofia Cukic, Birthe Neumann Released: 1987

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