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1.
Save the Last Dance (2001)
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A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past. (112 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carter
 
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Save the Last Dance 2 (2006 Video)
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Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school... (90 mins.)
Director: David Petrarca
 
3.
Center Stage (2000)
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A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance. (115 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Hytner
 
4.
Step Up (2006)
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Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora. (104 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
 
5.
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
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Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts. (98 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
6.
Step Up 3D (2010)
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A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown. (107 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
7.
Stomp the Yard (2007)
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After the death of his brother, an expert street dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University.... (109 mins.)
Director: Sylvain White
 
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StreetDance 3D (2010)
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In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space. (98 mins.)
 
9.
Make It Happen (2008)
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Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery. (90 mins.)
Director: Darren Grant
 
10.
Burlesque (2010)
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A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer. (119 mins.)
Director: Steven Antin
 
11.
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
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A waitress from Texas and a college student from Pennsylvania meet during spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and come together through their shared love of singing. (81 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
“ this one is in the list, 'coz of the dance scenes.... the theme s"#$ed ” - mariaquita_23
 
12.
Dance with Me (1998)
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Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time... (126 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
 
13.
Take the Lead (2006)
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The real story of a dance teacher who believed in the talent of a group of problem kids. (118 mins.)
Director: Liz Friedlander
 
14.
Grease (1978)
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Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
15.
Fame (2009)
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An updated version of the musical Fame, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts. (107 mins.)
 
16.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
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Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular... (90 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
 
17.
Footloose (1984)
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A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. (107 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
18.
Flashdance (1983)
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A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school. (95 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
19.
You Got Served (2004)
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In order to achieve their dream of opening a recording studio, two friends (Omarion, Houston) must first win their city's dance contest -- a fierce competition that pits them against a group of tough street dancers. (95 mins.)
 
20.
You Got Served: Beat the World (2011)
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Three dance crews prepare to do battle at the international Beat the World competition in Detroit. In the final showdown to become world champions lifelong hopes, dreams and even lives, are at stake. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Adetuyi
 
21.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
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Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
22.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
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In November 1958, the American teenager Katey Miller moves with her parents and her younger sister to Havana... (86 mins.)
Director: Guy Ferland
 
23.
Honey (2003)
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Honey is a sexy, tough music video choreographer who shakes up her life after her mentor gives her an ultimatum: sleep with him or be blacklisted within their industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Bille Woodruff
 
24.
Honey 2 (2011)
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Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Bennett finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew. (110 mins.)
Director: Bille Woodruff
“ i really didn't like the script but the dance scenes are sweet ” - mariaquita_23
 
25.
Step Up Revolution (2012)
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Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans. (99 mins.)
Director: Scott Speer
 
26.
StreetDance 2 (2012)
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After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch. (85 mins.)