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List of All Dance Movies

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A list of all the best dance movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Looking to find which of your favorite movies are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime? Then check out The Best Romance Movies on Amazon Prime or The Best Drama Movies on Netflix Instant

This dance movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of dance films also contains dance movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This dance films list can also be copied to start your own.

And why wouldn't you want to start your own list of dancing movies? Every dancing movie I've ever seen, or "dance movie" is pretty up-lifting. You don't really see a whole lot of downer movies about dancing. This list covers a wide variety of dance movies too. You've got everything from some sweet 80s dance movies, to the more modern street dancing movies where you can probably count on a few street battles (of the dance variety). Popular dance movies are on here, of course, but so are a lot of unknowns, so maybe you can watch one you've never heard of and tell all your friends about how you have this new dancing movie they have to see and you can be "that person" for them. 

This list, though, contains the best dance movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This dance movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. You decide which of these movies are the best ones by casting your votes.

List of dance films includes dance movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list with your friends to see if their votes change the order of the list.

These are the top films in the dance genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the dance genre in it, be it the motifs of the dance genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Thumbs down the movies you don't think should be on this list. Not a fan of Styles of Krump or Blutengel: Live Lines? Them thumbs them down. If we missed any dance movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous dance movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about dance movie lists.

You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the dance movies. List includes photos and dance movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these dance movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good dance movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest dance movies, here is the full dance movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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  • 1
    Make It Happen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Make It Happen

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tessa Thompson

    Released2008

    Directed byDarren Grant

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  • 2
    Sound of Noise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Sound of Noise

    Ralph Carlsson, Anders Jansson

    Released2010

    Directed byOla Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson

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  • 3
    Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary

    Brent Neale, David Lee Moroni

    Released2002

    Directed byGuy Maddin

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  • 4
    Honey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Honey

    Jessica Alba, Missy Elliott

    Released2003

    Directed byBille Woodruff

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  • 5
    How She Move is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    How She Move

    Nina Dobrev, Keyshia Cole

    Released2008

    Directed byIan Iqbal Rashid

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  • 6
    Human Traffic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Human Traffic

    Andrew Lincoln, John Simm

    Released1999

    Directed byJustin Kerrigan

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  • 7
    Step Up 3D is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Step Up 3D

    Sharni Vinson, Kathy Najimy

    Released2010

    Directed byJon M. Chu

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  • 8
    Shall We Dance? is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Shall We Dance?

    Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Chelsom

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    Shall We Dance? is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Shall We Dance?

    Naoto Takenaka, Kōji Yakusho

    Released1996

    Directed byMasayuki Suo

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  • 10
    Step Up is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Step Up

    Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan

    Released2006

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

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  • 11
    Step Up 2: The Streets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Step Up 2: The Streets

    Channing Tatum, Cassie Ventura

    Released2008

    Directed byJon M. Chu

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  • 12
    That's Dancing! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    That's Dancing!

    Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly

    Released1985

    Directed byJack Haley, Jr.

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    Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

    January Jones, Patrick Swayze

    Released2004

    Directed byGuy Ferland

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  • 14
    Dance Flick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Dance Flick

    Marlon Wayans, Amy Sedaris

    Released2009

    Directed byDamien Dante Wayans

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  • 15
    Bring It On: Fight to the Fini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Bring It On: Fight to the Finish

    Christina Milian, Giuliana Rancic

    Released2009

    Directed byBille Woodruff

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  • 16
    Beat Street is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Beat Street

    Rae Dawn Chong, Mary Alice

    Released1984

    Directed byStan Lathan

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  • 17
    Take the Lead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Take the Lead

    Antonio Banderas, Jenna Dewan

    Released2006

    Directed byLiz Friedlander

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  • 18
    Breakin' is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Breakin'

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T

    Released1984

    Directed byJoel Silberg

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    Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Dirty Dancing

    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey

    Released1987

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

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  • 20
    Save the Last Dance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Save the Last Dance

    Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles

    Released2001

    Directed byThomas Carter

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  • 21
    All Tomorrow's Parties is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Dance Movies
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  • 22
    Love N' Dancing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Love N' Dancing

    Betty White, Amy Smart

    Released2008

    Directed byRobert Iscove

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  • 23
    Twist Around the Clock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Dance Movies

    Twist Around the Clock

    Dion DiMucci, Chubby Checker

    Released1961

    Directed byOscar Rudolph

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  • 24
    Dancemaker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Dance Movies
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  • 25
    War/Dance is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Dance Movies
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