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List Rules Movies that involve dance competitions only.

A list of the best competitive dance movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This dance competition movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about competitive dance are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about competitive dance you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous competitive dance movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these competitive dance movie titles for more information about the films.This list below has everything from Stomp the Yard to How She Move.This list answers the questions, "What are the best competitive dance movies?" and "What is the greatest competitive dance movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular competitive dance movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these competitive dance movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good competitive dance movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Trent Walker added Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Heavy D Step Up is a 2006 American romantic dance film directed by Anne Fletcher starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum. Set in Baltimore, Maryland, the film follows the tale of the disadvantaged ...more

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Trent Walker added Channing Tatum, Cassie Ventura, Briana Evigan Step Up 2: The Streets is a 2008 American dance film. It is the sequel to the 2006 film Step Up from Touchstone Pictures. The film was directed by Jon M. Chu and choreographed by Jamal Sims, ...more

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Trent Walker added Sharni Vinson, Kathy Najimy, Alyson Stoner Step Up 3D is a 2010 American 3D dance film written by Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer and directed by Step Up 2: The Streets '​s Jon M. Chu. The sequel sees the return of Adam Sevani and Alyson ...more

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Trent Walker added Chris Brown, Meagan Good, Shaffer Smith Stomp the Yard is a 2007 drama and dance film produced by Rainforest Films and released through Sony Pictures' Screen Gems division on January 12, 2007. Directed by Sylvain White, Stomp the Yard ...more

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Trent Walker added Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson Save the Last Dance is a 2001 American film produced by MTV Films, directed by Thomas Carter and released by Paramount Pictures on January 12, 2001. The film stars Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick ...more

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Trent Walker added Antonio Banderas, Jenna Dewan, Alfre Woodard Take the Lead is a 2006 musical drama film starring Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Alfre Woodard, Dante Basco, Elijah Kelley, Marcus T. Paulk, Jenna Dewan, Lauren Collins and also features former ...more

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Trent Walker added Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by David O. Russell, adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The film ...more

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Trent Walker added Lil' Kim, Meagan Good, Steve Harvey You Got Served is a film written and directed by Chris Stokes, manager of its stars, recording artist Marques Houston and the members of boy band B2K. The plot concerns a group of dancers, who ...more

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Trent Walker added Keith David, Tika Sumpter, Jasmine Guy Stomp the Yard: Homecoming is a 2010 drama film directed by Rob Hardy. It is the sequel to 2007's Stomp the Yard. The film is produced by Rainforest Films and released through Sony Pictures' ...more

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Magnifly added Megan Boone, Ryan Guzman, Kathryn McCormick Step Up Revolution is a 2012 American 3D dance film and the fourth installment in the Step Up film series was released on July 27, 2012. The film was directed by Scott Speer and stars Ryan ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere Shall We Dance? is a 2004 American film that is a remake of the award-winning 1996 Japanese film of the same name. The film made its US premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Sonia Kruger, Gia Carides, Bill Hunter Strictly Ballroom is a 1992 Australian romantic comedy film directed and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. The film, which was Luhrmann's first, is the first in his The Red Curtain Trilogy of ...more

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Trent Walker added Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T, Christopher McDonald Breakin', released as Breakdance: The Movie or Break Street '84 in some countries, is a 1984 breakdancing-themed film directed by Joel Silberg. The film setting was inspired by a 1983 German ...more

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Trent Walker added Jacqueline Bissett, Shaffer Smith, Ray J Save the Last Dance 2 is a direct-to-video sequel to 2001's theatrical feature Save the Last Dance. It was released to DVD on October 10, 2006 by Paramount Home Entertainment and MTV. While ...more

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Trent Walker added Kris Kristofferson, Jane Krakowski, Vanessa L. Williams Dance with Me is a 1998 drama film on love and dance directed by Randa Haines and starring Vanessa L. Williams and Puerto Rican singer Chayanne.

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Trent Walker added Kardinal Offishall, Lil' C, Mishael Morgan You Got Served: Beat the World is a film written and directed by Robert Adetuyi released in 2011. It was produced by InnerCity Films and Telefilm Canada - Equity Investment Program. It was ...more

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Step Up 5: All In is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Competitive Dance Movies
Magnifly added Step Up 5: All In Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, Misha Gabriel Step Up: All In is a 2014 American dance film directed by Trish Sie and the fifth installment in the Step Up series. The film was released on August 8, 2014.

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Trent Walker added Ice-T, Lucinda Dickey, Shabba Doo Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo is the sequel to the breakdancing film Breakin', with both films having been released in 1984. Electric Boogaloo was released seven months after its predecessor by ...more

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Trent Walker added You Got Served: Take It to the Streets Omarion, Harry Shum, Jr.

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NikkiStein added Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tessa Thompson, Ashley Roberts Make It Happen is a 2008 dance film directed by Darren Grant and starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The screenplay was co-written by Duane Adler, who was a screenwriter for Save the Last Dance ...more

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Crassus6 added Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates, Annabeth Gish Shag is a 1989 British-American comedy film starring Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates, Annabeth Gish, Page Hannah, Jeff Yagher and Scott Coffey. The film features Carolina shag dancing and was ...more

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Allyson Mitchell added Zoe Saldana, Amanda Schull, Donna Murphy Center Stage is a 2000 American teen drama film, directed by Nicholas Hytner, about a group of young dancers from various backgrounds who enroll at the fictitious American Ballet Academy in New ...more

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Naoto Takenaka, Kōji Yakusho, Akira Emoto Shall We Dance? is a 1996 Japanese film. Its title refers to the song, "Shall We Dance?" which comes from Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. It was directed by Masayuki Suo.

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Trent Walker added Mad Hot Ballroom is a documentary film by director Marilyn Agrelo and writer and producer Amy Sewell about a ballroom dance program in the New York City Department of Education, the New York ...more

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Trent Walker added Nina Dobrev, Keyshia Cole, Rutina Wesley How She Move is a 2007 drama film directed by Ian Iqbal Rashid and starring Rutina Wesley, Clé Bennett and Romina D'Ugo. The film showcases the street culture of step dancing. The film is ...more