The Best '60s Dance Movies
Dance has long been an important element of any musical, whether you’re talking Broadway or Hollywood. The best '60s dance movies usually include an amazing musical score, in addition to the coolest moves n' grooves of the decade.
This list of the best 1960s dance films highlights the legendary choreography of Bob Fosse (Sweet Charity), Busby Berkeley (Billy Rose’s Jumbo) and Jerome Robbins (West Side Story). Combine those with several films featuring Elvis Presley's gyrating hips (Viva Las Vegas and Girl Happy), and you’ve got the highlights of the sixties dance scene. If you do nothing else today, be sure to check out the dancing waiters in Hello, Dolly! They're pretty phenomenal.
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A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes ...more
- Released: 1961
- Directed by: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise