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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.


  • Make It Happen1

    Make It Happen

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tessa Thompson


    Directed byDarren Grant

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  • Sound of Noise2

    Sound of Noise

    Ralph Carlsson, Anders Jansson


    Directed byOla Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson

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  • Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary3

    Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary

    Brent Neale, David Lee Moroni


    Directed byGuy Maddin

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  • Honey4


    Jessica Alba, Missy Elliott


    Directed byBille Woodruff

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  • How She Move5

    How She Move

    Nina Dobrev, Keyshia Cole


    Directed byIan Iqbal Rashid

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  • Human Traffic6

    Human Traffic

    Andrew Lincoln, John Simm


    Directed byJustin Kerrigan

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  • Step Up 3D7

    Step Up 3D

    Sharni Vinson, Kathy Najimy


    Directed byJon M. Chu

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  • Shall We Dance?8

    Shall We Dance?

    Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon


    Directed byPeter Chelsom

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  • Shall We Dance?9

    Shall We Dance?

    Naoto Takenaka, Kōji Yakusho


    Directed byMasayuki Suo

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  • Step Up10

    Step Up

    Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan


    Directed byAnne Fletcher

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  • Step Up 2: The Streets11

    Step Up 2: The Streets

    Channing Tatum, Cassie Ventura


    Directed byJon M. Chu

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  • That's Dancing!12

    That's Dancing!

    Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly


    Directed byJack Haley, Jr.

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  • Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights13

    Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

    January Jones, Patrick Swayze


    Directed byGuy Ferland

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    #1459 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#26 of 224 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

  • Dance Flick14

    Dance Flick

    Marlon Wayans, Amy Sedaris


    Directed byDamien Dante Wayans

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  • Bring It On: Fight to the Finish15

    Bring It On: Fight to the Finish

    Christina Milian, Giuliana Rancic


    Directed byBille Woodruff

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  • Beat Street16

    Beat Street

    Rae Dawn Chong, Mary Alice


    Directed byStan Lathan

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  • Take the Lead17

    Take the Lead

    Antonio Banderas, Jenna Dewan


    Directed byLiz Friedlander

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  • Breakin'18


    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T


    Directed byJoel Silberg

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  • Dirty Dancing19

    Dirty Dancing

    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey


    Directed byEmile Ardolino

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  • Save the Last Dance20

    Save the Last Dance

    Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles


    Directed byThomas Carter

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  • All Tomorrow's Parties21
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  • Love N' Dancing22

    Love N' Dancing

    Betty White, Amy Smart


    Directed byRobert Iscove

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  • Twist Around the Clock23

    Twist Around the Clock

    Dion DiMucci, Chubby Checker


    Directed byOscar Rudolph

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  • Dancemaker24
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  • War/Dance25
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