Films for Music and Dance Lovers

For as long as I can remember, I loved watching people dance and enjoy the music. I guess that's why I'm kinda hooked on this type of movies no matter how silly the movies really are.
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1.
Once (2007)
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A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. (85 mins.)
Director: John Carney
 
2.
Rent (2005)
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This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America. (135 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ I wanted to see a musical and Rent was my best choice. ” - Ghadah
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
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A down-and-dirty musical set in the world of working-class New York, tells a story of a husband's journey into infidelity and redemption when he must choose between his seductive mistress and his beleaguered wife. (105 mins.)
Director: John Turturro
 
8.
Across the Universe (2007)
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The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist. (133 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
“ The Beatles <3 ” - Ghadah
 
9.
August Rush (2007)
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A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents. (114 mins.)
 
10.
Walk the Line (2005)
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A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. (136 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
11.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
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The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA. (108 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
 
12.
Hairspray (2007)
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Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (117 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ Fun to watch ” - Ghadah
 
13.
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
 
14.
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.)
 
15.
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
 
16.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
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A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words. (96 mins.)
Director: Marc Lawrence
 
17.
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
 
18.
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
 
19.
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
 
20.
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
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Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Hardy
 
21.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
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A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager. (108 mins.)
Director: Tom Hanks
 
22.
Raise Your Voice (2004)
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A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school. (103 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
 
23.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
24.
Bring It On (2000)
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A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships. (98 mins.)
Director: Peyton Reed
 
25.
Footloose (2011)
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City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. (113 mins.)
Director: Craig Brewer
“ Saw some clips of the original one so I can't really compare. Anyways, I liked this movie. ” - Ghadah
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
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
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
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
 
30.
Tonight You're Mine (2011)
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Two feuding rock stars get handcuffed together for 24 hours at a music festival where they are both due to perform. (80 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
“ It left me smiling.
Wanna go through the whole experience of attending "T in the Park" <3 ” - Ghadah
 
31.
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
“ Still watching the whole Step Up thing for no logical reason ” - Ghadah
 
32.
Enchanted (2007)
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A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer. (107 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
 
33.
The Chorus (2004)
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The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music. (97 mins.)
“ One of the best! ” - Ghadah
 
34.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
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Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. (112 mins.)
Director: Jason Moore
“ As funny as I expected :) ” - Ghadah
 
35.
Crazy Heart (2009)
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A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him. (112 mins.)
Director: Scott Cooper
 
36.
Feel the Noise (2007)
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A young man from the South Bronx dreams of making it as a rapper, until a run-in with local thugs forces him to hide in Puerto Rico with the father he never knew. (86 mins.)
 
37.
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.)
 
38.
Step Up All In (2014)
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All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers. (112 mins.)
Director: Trish Sie
 
39.
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
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After a humiliating command performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform. (115 mins.)
Director: Elizabeth Banks
 
40.
Magic Mike XXL (2015)
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Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance. (115 mins.)
Director: Gregory Jacobs
 
41.
Begin Again (2013)
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A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents. (104 mins.)
Director: John Carney
 
42.
We Are Your Friends (2015)
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Caught between a forbidden romance and the expectations of his friends, aspiring DJ Cole Carter attempts to find the path in life that leads to fame and fortune. (96 mins.)
Director: Max Joseph