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The Best PG Dance Movies 

Updated October 11, 2019 178 votes 61 voters 9.5k views 20 items

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List of PG dance movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG dance movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Dance movie of all time is. This list of popular PG dance movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG Dance movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG Dance films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Dance film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List is made up of many different movies, including Footloose and Strictly Ballroom.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG dance movies?" and "What are the most famous PG dance movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new dance movies that are rated PG. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great dance movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching.

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Sylvester Stallone and Baz Luhrmann have both directed a PG Dance film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

Released: 1984

Directed by: Herbert Ross

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Sonia Kruger, Gia Carides, Bill Hunter

Released: 1992

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

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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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T, Christopher McDonald

Released: 1984

Directed by: Joel Silberg

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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Naoto Takenaka, Kōji Yakusho, Akira Emoto

Released: 1996

Directed by: Masayuki Suo

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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Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Tom Skerritt

Released: 1977

Directed by: Herbert Ross

The Turning Point is a 1977 drama film centered on the world of ballet in New York City, written by Arthur Laurents and directed by Herbert Ross. The film stars Shirley MacLaine and Anne ...more
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Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Paulina Gretzky

Released: 2009

Directed by: Kevin Tancharoen

Fame is a 2009 American musical drama film and a loose remake of the 1980 film of the same title. It was directed by Kevin Tancharoen and written by Allison Burnett. It was released on September ...more
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Ice-T, Lucinda Dickey, Shabba Doo

Released: 1984

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

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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Sally Potter, George Yiasoumi, David Toole

Released: 1997

Directed by: Sally Potter

The Tango Lesson is a 1997 drama film by British director Sally Potter. It is a semi-autobiographical film starring Potter and Pablo Verón, about Argentinian Tango. The film, a ...more
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Joe Pantoliano, Peter Boyle, Bruce Kirby

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mark Rosenthal

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Brian Wilson, Todd Rundgren

Released: 1993

Directed by: Robert Stone, Steven M. Martin

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Released: 2009

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

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Released: 2005

Directed by: Marilyn Agrelo

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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Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Victoria Wood

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sandra Goldbacher

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John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

Released: 1977

Directed by: John Badham

Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 American drama film directed by John Badham. It stars John Travolta as Tony Manero, a working-class young man who spends his weekends dancing and drinking at a ...more

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Rae Dawn Chong, Mary Alice, Kadeem Hardison

Released: 1984

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Beat Street is an American 1984 drama film featuring New York City hip hop culture of the early 1980s; breakdancing, DJing, and graffiti. It began with a script written by Steven Hager titled ...more
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Linda Blair, Dick Van Patten, Beverly Garland

Released: 1979

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

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Released: 2019

Directed by: Michael Damian

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John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Janet Jones

Released: 1983

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Staying Alive is the 1983 film sequel to Saturday Night Fever, starring John Travolta as dancer Tony Manero, with Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Joyce Hyser, Steve Inwood, Julie Bovasso, and ...more

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Joan Chen, Kyle MacLachlan, Bruce Greenwood

Released: 2009

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Mao's Last Dancer is a 2009 Australian film based on professional dancer Li Cunxin's autobiography of the same name. Li Cunxin is portrayed by Birmingham Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Chi Cao, ...more
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Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance Kerry Armstrong, Nadine Garner, Ben Miller

Released: 2007

Directed by: Darren Ashton

Razzle Dazzle: A Journey Into Dance is a 2007 Australian mockumentary comedy film directed by Darren Ashton about competitive dance, first screened on 15 March 2007. It made over two million ...more