Most Popular "Dance Contest" Titles
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1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,318,277 | Gross: $107.93M
2. Grease Live! (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 180 min | Musical, Romance
After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.
3. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
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?
Votes: 169,313 | Gross: $181.36M
4. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 98,414 | Gross: $118.82M
5. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Votes: 531,488 | Gross: $132.09M
6. Hairspray (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 15,939 | Gross: $6.67M
7. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
8. Just Go with It (2011)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance
On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.
Votes: 172,178 | Gross: $103.03M
9. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
R | 118 min | Drama, Music
A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.
Votes: 53,311 | Gross: $94.21M
10. Pretty in Pink (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.
Votes: 54,706 | Gross: $40.47M
11. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
12. Hello, Dolly! (1969)
G | 146 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder, convincing his niece, his niece's intended, and his two clerks to travel to New York City along the way.
Votes: 9,842 | Gross: $9.00M
13. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 63,635 | Gross: $115.00M
14. Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.
Votes: 67,436 | Gross: $58.01M
15. Dance Moms (2011– )
TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV
Set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by notoriously demanding and passionate instructor Abby Lee Miller, the series follows children's early steps on the ... See full summary »
16. Last Tango in Paris (1972)
NC-17 | 129 min | Drama, Romance
A young Parisian woman meets a middle-aged American businessman who demands their clandestine relationship be based only on sex.
17. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best. Dancers must impress the judges with their moves and rigorous ... See full summary »
18. Step Up 3D (2010)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
Votes: 47,130 | Gross: $42.39M
19. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music
U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.
20. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man... See full summary »
Votes: 51,781 | Gross: $15.50M
21. Another Cinderella Story (2008 Video)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Music
A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And ... See full summary »
22. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »
24. Staying Alive (1983)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance
It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenge yet - succeeding as a dancer on the Broadway stage.
Votes: 11,220 | Gross: $63.80M
25. Shall We Dance (2004)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Votes: 35,413 | Gross: $57.89M
26. R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (2015 TV Movie)
PG | 85 min | Comedy
Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.
27. Dance with Me (1998)
PG | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Music
Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,888 | Gross: $15.81M
28. Stomp the Yard (2007)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music, Romance
After the death of his brother, An expert street dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he joins... See full summary »
Votes: 19,481 | Gross: $61.36M
29. StreetDance 3D (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
30. You Got Served (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 23,646 | Gross: $40.07M
31. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
M | 129 min | Drama
The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.
32. Hud (1963)
Approved | 112 min | Drama
Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.
33. Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015 TV Movie)
88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A retired bachelor has a thing for his neighbour who only shows affection to her pet tortoise.
34. Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy
A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team's career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.
Votes: 6,217 | Gross: $4.50M
35. Looking for Eric (2009)
116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.
Votes: 12,987 | Gross: $0.06M
36. Homefront (1991–1993)
60 min | Drama, History, Romance
World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.
38. How She Move (2007)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
Following her sister's death from drug addiction, a high school student is forced to leave her private school to return to her old, crime-filled neighborhood where she re-kindles an unlikely passion for the competitive world of step dancing.
Votes: 4,592 | Gross: $7.07M
39. Crimewave (1985)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
A pair of whacked-out cartoon-like exterminator/hitmen kill the owner of a burglar-alarm company, and stalk the partner who hired them, his wife, and a nerd framed for the murder, who tells the story in flashback from the electric chair.
40. Thank God It's Friday (1978)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Music
It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,592 | Gross: $7.30M
41. Love N' Dancing (2009)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance
2002: Jake Mitchell is the defending World West Coast Swing Champion. He's got everything going for him: looks, personality, and style. He's at the top of his game when he and his partner ... See full summary »
42. Koi... Mil Gaya (2003)
171 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A developmentally disabled young man tries to continue the work his father did in communicating with extra-terrestrials from outer space, which leads to something miraculous and wonderful.
Votes: 12,201 | Gross: $0.27M
43. Baby It's You (1983)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a 1966 New Jersey high school, Jill and new student Sheik from the other side of the tracks make their way in a first love romance.
Votes: 1,385 | Gross: $1.90M
44. Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young man steals a boat to find his brother, but he and his shipmates become shipwrecked on a mysterious island inhabited by a giant sea monster and a slumbering Godzilla.
45. Adam & Steve (2005)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Votes: 2,693 | Gross: $0.31M
46. Spork (2010)
86 min | Comedy
A colorful and foul-mouthed feature musical comedy.A film about a frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork who is trying to navigate her way through the annals of junior high. When a... See full summary »
47. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007)
138 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A man and a woman, engaged to marry different people, spend a couple of hours chatting together at a train station only to fall for each other.
Votes: 2,493 | Gross: $0.70M
49. Tony Manero (2008)
TV-MA | 97 min | Crime, Drama
50. Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)
PG | 105 min | Documentary, Family, Music
The students of several New York City elementary schools learn ballroom dancing and compete in a city wide dance competition.
Votes: 3,155 | Gross: $8.04M