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1. Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr

Votes: 47,762 | Gross: $91.04M

2. Dance Moms (2011– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV

4.6
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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 »

Stars: Abby Lee Miller, Maddie Ziegler, Nia Sioux, Mackenzie Ziegler

Votes: 4,728

3. Frances Ha (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

Votes: 43,749 | Gross: $4.06M

4. Funny Face (1957)

Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Votes: 18,838

5. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

7.0
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64 Metascore

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

Director: John Malkovich | Stars: Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Mínguez

Votes: 5,537 | Gross: $2.37M

6. Sigur Rós: Fjögur píanó (2012 Video)

10 min | Short, Music

7.9
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A beautiful journey through the aspects of love, showing a balance between pain and satisfaction.

Director: Alma Har'el | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Denna Thomsen, Ryan Heffington, Austin Westbay

Votes: 570

7. Saving Face (2004)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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65 Metascore

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

Director: Alice Wu | Stars: Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen, Jin Wang

Votes: 7,757 | Gross: $1.19M

8. Pina (2011)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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83 Metascore

A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante

Votes: 11,567 | Gross: $3.52M

9. A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)

105 min | Drama

6.5
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Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

Director: Sang-soo Im | Stars: So-ri Moon, Jung-min Hwang, Yeo-jeong Yoon, In-mun Kim

Votes: 1,078

10. Test (I) (2013)

89 min | Drama

6.4
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70 Metascore

In 1985, a gay dance understudy hopes for his on-stage chance while fearing the growing AIDS epidemic.

Director: Chris Mason Johnson | Stars: Scott Marlowe, Matthew Risch, Evan Boomer, Kevin Clarke

Votes: 1,065 | Gross: $0.02M

11. The Book of Revelation (2006)

118 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

5.4
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An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.

Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Tom Long, Greta Scacchi, Colin Friels, Deborah Mailman

Votes: 1,177

12. The Red Shoes (2005)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.

Director: Yong-gyun Kim | Stars: Hye-su Kim, Seong-su Kim, Yeon-ah Park, Su-hee Go

Votes: 2,237

13. Taylor Swift: Shake It Off (2014 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.3
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The music video for "Shake It Off", features Taylor Swift embracing various different styles of dance, including twerking.

Director: Mark Romanek | Stars: Taylor Swift, Samantha Abrams, Marisa Hood, Katherine Wray

Votes: 476

14. Isadora (1968)

M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards, John Fraser

Votes: 1,645

15. Madonna: The MDNA Tour (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Music

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Madonna returns to stadiums and arenas for her ninth tour, and the highest grossing tour of 2012! EPIX is proud to exclusively broadcast this thrilling, dazzling, cutting edge and controversial concert. In HD.

Directors: Stéphane Sennour, Danny Tull | Stars: Madonna, Kevin Antunes, Monte Pittman, Rickey Pageot

Votes: 524

16. Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )

Music

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Stars: Peter Martins, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley

Votes: 22

17. The Heirloom (2005)

R | 97 min | Drama, Horror

5.3
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A Taiwanese man returns to the island after years abroad when he inherits a house; when he and his fiancé move in, strange things start to happen.

Director: Leste Chen | Stars: Terri Kwan, Jason Chang, Chia-Hui Chang, Tender Huang

Votes: 660

18. Ghostlight (2003)

80 min | Comedy

7.7
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46 Metascore

This film portrait of modern dance legend Martha Graham examines the creative process, as well as important events in Martha's pioneering career. Plays thematically with time and memory, ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Herrmann | Stars: Richard Move, Ann Magnuson, Debbie Harry, Mark Morris

Votes: 41

19. Iberia (2005)

99 min | Musical

7.2
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A series of dances inspired by composer Isaac Albéniz's "Iberia" suite.

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Sara Baras, Antonio Canales, Marta Carrasco, Aída Gómez

Votes: 308

20. CQ2 (Seek You Too) (2004)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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CQ2 (seek you too) is the story of an teenager, with an uncertain future, who canalises her lust for life in the study of contemporary dance.

Director: Carole Laure | Stars: Clara Furey, Danielle Hubbard, Mireille Thibault, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 150

21. The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903)

5 min | Short, Fantasy

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Pluto, having seen the earth, comes back home amazed at the success of that well-known dance, the "cake-walk." He has brought back with him two noted well-known dancers, who start their ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 626

22. Mammame (1986)

65 min | Music

7.2
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A Ruizian adaptation of Jean-Claude Gallotta's iconic wordless ballet choreography.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Eric Alfieri, Mathilde Altaraz, Muriel Boulay, Christophe Delachaux

Votes: 57

23. Black Sheep Boy (1995)

Unrated | 37 min | Short, Fantasy

5.1
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The psychological and emotional motivations of gay sexual fetish, especially relating to gay male teens maturing into men and their sexual exploits.

Director: Michael Wallin | Stars: Stuart Cataldo, Drew Daniel, Peter Dunaj, Andrew Durham

Votes: 62

24. Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007 TV Movie)

80 min | Family, Musical

8.0
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Santa Flies to New York. Jump right into Santa's sleigh as ti zooms over the frozen North, pas internationl borders, and right to the doors of Radio City Music Hall.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Charles Edward Hall, Catherine Hurlin, Alberto Caldero, Joey Maher

Votes: 48

25. Totòsexy (1963)

100 min | Comedy, Musical

4.8
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Two strange street musicians end up in jail and exchange sexy stories to while away time.

Director: Mario Amendola | Stars: Totò, Erminio Macario, Mario Castellani, Gianni Agus

Votes: 57

26. Onna taiiku kyôshi: Tonde hiraite (1981)

67 min

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Director: Kôyû Ohara | Stars: Junko Asahina, Yûka Takemura, Mizuho Nakagawa, Saori Erikawa

Votes: 18

27. Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men (1989 Video)

52 min

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Director: David Hinton | Stars: Lloyd Newson, Nigel Charnock, Russell Maliphant, Douglas Wright

Votes: 55

28. Tori (2004)

62 min

5.9
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Director: Tadanobu Asano | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Rinko Kikuchi, Masaru Miyazaki, Showa Noiru

Votes: 37

29. On Point (2008)

75 min | Documentary, Music

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A look at The Brasilia, Brazil Dance Seminar and Competition. Dancers and world renown judges come from around the world to dance and compete in ballet, modern, jazz and flamingo.

Director: Theodore Collatos

30. Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance (1957)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary containing three historic performances in the world of dance: (1) "A Dancer's World" demonstrates the challenge and beauty of expression through movement, dance and ballet. (2... See full summary »

Director: Peter Glushanok | Stars: Martha Graham, Yuriko, Helen McGehee, Gene McDonald

Votes: 27

31. Melbourne Shuffler (2005 Video)

78 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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Dance music has spread across the world transcending religious & racial barriers connecting to the hearts and souls of millions. People have always felt the rhythm of music and have as a ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Coles, David Knispel, Michael Knispel | Stars: Tim Day-Lewis, Mike Daniel, Scott Alert, Pascal Feliz

Votes: 39

32. Perceptions (2006)

5 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.1
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A young woman is thrust into an alternative reality during a drug induced high where she sees herself as a beautiful dancer with no worries in the world. When her drug dealer shows up at ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Nielsen | Stars: Heather Dotto, Joel Sturrock, Stephen Agisilaou

Votes: 8

33. Cruel Garden (1982 TV Movie)

80 min | Music

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The Poet lives, dies and is reborn through various symbolic scenarios, which draw on the imagery of Lorca's works, including the bull-ring, flamenco, and the world of Buster Keaton's silent films.

Director: Colin Nears | Stars: Christopher Bruce, Yair Vardi, Michael Ho, John Chesworth

Votes: 9

34. Resonance (1993)

11 min | Short

5.6
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A stylized, wordless look at two men in Sydney: a gay man and a man who leads a gay-bashing gang. The gay man, recovering from his beating, practices dance that is sometimes tai chi, ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cummins | Stars: Andrea Aloise, Mathew Bergan, Chad Courtney, Annette Evans

Votes: 32

35. Kool - Dancing in My Mind (2009)

Documentary, Short, Biography

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Robert Wilson pays homage to Japanese dancer and choreographer, Suzushi Hanayagi (1928- ). He mixes archival footage of her performances in the late 1980s and the 1990s, contemporary ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Rutkowski, Robert Wilson | Stars: Suzushi Hanayagi, Robert Wilson

36. Brush with Life: The Art of Being Edward Biberman (2007)

85 min | Documentary

1.2
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A turbulent century, a grand romance, and a passionate search for artistic independence come alive.

Director: Jeffrey Kaufman | Stars: Edward Biberman, Herbert J. Biberman, Alexander Calder, Joan Crawford

Votes: 45

37. Lou n'a pas dit non (1994)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Anne-Marie Miéville | Stars: Marie Bunel, Manuel Blanc, Caroline Micla, Geneviève Pasquier

Votes: 21

38. The Men Who Danced: The story of Ted Shawn's Male Dancers; 1933-1940 (1990)

36 min | Documentary, Short

9.6
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A profile of Ted Shawn and the Denishawn Dancer, the first all male dance troupe in the United States (1933)

Director: Ron Honsa | Stars: Richard Cragun, Frank Delmar, John Delmar, Foster Fitzsimmons

Votes: 108

39. Limón: A Life Beyond Words (2001)

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A compelling look at the life and work of revolutionary modern dancer and choreographer Jose Limon (1908-1972), once described by the New York Times as the "greatest male dancer of his own or any other time."

Director: Malachi Roth | Stars: Uta Hagen, Isaiah Sheffer

40. Cage/Cunningham (1991)

100 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Elliot Caplan | Stars: Bonnie Bird, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Viola Farber

Votes: 9

41. Sometimes It Works, Sometimes It Doesn't (1983)

63 min | Documentary

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Directors: Charles Atlas, Stefaan Decostere, Chris Dercon | Stars: John Cage, Merce Cunningham

42. Tournants (1987)

6 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Bridget Murnane

43. Anaphase (1996)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Levi Zini

44. Haunting Douglas (2003)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Douglas Wright escaped small town New Zealand by punishing his body with drugs, alcohol and eventually, extraordinary dance; but facing death, the world renowned choreographer struggles to exorcise demons even he can't dance away.

Director: Leanne Pooley | Stars: Neil Ieremia, Shona McCullagh, Lloyd Newson, Taiaroa Royal

Votes: 11

45. Salka Valka (1979 TV Movie)

Musical, Drama

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Director: Kristiina Schulgin | Stars: Tuula Hyyryläinen, Tommi Kitti, Aarne Mäntylä, Reijo Tuomi

46. Back to Kinshasa (2004)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Portrait of Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula, retracing his career. The film follows him as he rehearses a new creation in Kinshasa.

Director: Luli Barzman | Star: Faustin Linyekula

47. La femme et la danse (1964)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Claude Pierson | Stars: Daini Kudo, Serge Lifar, Noëlla Pontois, Nina Vyroubova

48. The Eagle (1962)

7 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Director: Eino Ruutsalo | Star: Riitta Vainio

Votes: 9

49. Lester Horton Technique: Advanced Level (2005 Video)

70 min

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Dance Spotlight presents the final documentation of the Lester Horton modern dance technique. This innovative technique is a source of inspiration to countless modern dance choreographers ... See full summary »

Stars: Ana Marie Forsythe, Marjorie B. Perces

50. Dance Class (1971)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joan Henson