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1. Step Up (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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48 Metascore

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.

Writers: Duane Adler, Melissa Rosenberg | Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington

Votes: 82,001

2. Somewhere in Time (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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29 Metascore

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright

Votes: 19,676

3. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Writer: Christopher Gore | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

Votes: 15,398

4. Fame (2009)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.0
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39 Metascore

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Writers: Allison Burnett, Christopher Gore | Director: Kevin Tancharoen | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Bebe Neuwirth, Megan Mullally, Kay Panabaker

Votes: 13,378

5. Good Vibrations (2012)

103 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A chronicle of Terri Hooley's life, a record-store owner instrumental in developing Belfast's punk-rock scene.

Writers: Colin Carberry, Glenn Patterson | Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn | Stars: Liam Cunningham, Jodie Whittaker, David Wilmot, Dylan Moran

Votes: 3,175

6. Fame High (2012)

101 min | Documentary

6.4
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67 Metascore

Everyone dreams of fame. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, Fame High captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Brittany Hayes, Ruby McCollister, Zak Astor, Grace Song

Votes: 241

7. Curtains (1983)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

Writer: Robert Guza Jr. | Director: Richard Ciupka | Stars: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn

Votes: 1,870

8. Dream High (2011– )

Comedy, Music, Romance

7.9
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Dream High tells the story of six students at Kirin Art High School who work to achieve their dreams of becoming music stars in the Korean music industry. Go Hye Mi is a student who sings ... See full summary »

Stars: Jin-young Park, Suzy Bae, Iu, Jin-woon Jung

Votes: 732

9. Almost a Woman (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 97 min | Drama

6.3
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A young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico. The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family face. Esmeralda ... See full summary »

Writer: Esmeralda Santiago | Director: Betty Kaplan | Stars: Wanda De Jesus, Miriam Colon, Cliff De Young, Francesco Quinn

Votes: 121

10. Somos tú y yo (2007– )

60 min | Music, Romance

6.3
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Sheryl Rubio and Victor Drijas are two students at La Academia, a School for the Performing Arts-style secondary school. Victor is new to the school, and, before long, he and Sheryl are in ... See full summary »

Creator: Vladimir Perez | Stars: Sheryl Rubio Rojas, Victor Drija, Arán de las Casas, Rosmeri Marval

Votes: 58

11. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.3
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55 Metascore

Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hicks ("Shine") documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished Western classical composer Philip Glass as he interacts ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Philip Glass, Holly Critchlow, Chuck Close, JoAnne Akalaitis

Votes: 595

12. Imelda (2003)

Unrated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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69 Metascore

A "beyond the shoes" documentary on the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos.

Director: Ramona S. Diaz | Stars: Imelda Marcos, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Imee Marcos, Stephen Bosworth

Votes: 210

13. Phatik Chand (1983)

103 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Mystery-drama about a botched kidnapping of a Calcutta schoolboy and his relationships and adventures.

Writer: Satyajit Ray | Director: Sandip Ray | Stars: Haradhan Bannerjee, Biplab Chatterjee, Tarun Mitra, Ramesh Mukherjee

Votes: 112

14. Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live (1990 TV Movie)

112 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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Directors: David Mallet, Mark Aldo Miceli | Stars: Madonna, Donna DeLory, Niki Harris, Luis Camacho

Votes: 429

15. 2013 Soul Train Awards (2013 TV Special)

Music

5.6
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Writers: Deon Cole, Doug E. Fresh, Michael Mabern, Troy Mosley, Chris Spencer, Norman Vance Jr., Kristen Walter | Director: Tony McCuin | Stars: Debbie Allen, Anthony Anderson, Ashanti, Jon B.

Votes: 8

16. The Fabulous Ice Age (2013)

Documentary

6.6
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From Berlin's Charlotte, to the great American touring ice shows, go from ponds to sold-out arenas dominating live entertainment for decades, while also depicting one skaters' life and quest to share this history.

Director: Keri Pickett | Stars: Stephanie Andros, Denise Benoit-Eby, Roy Blakey, Douglas Breniser

Votes: 22

17. On Location with: FAME (1980)

12 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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A short film about the making of the movie "Fame."

Writer: Mark Schneider | Director: Mark Schneider | Stars: Alan Parker, Maureen Teefy, Antonia Franceschi, Irene Cara

Votes: 43

18. Girls on Top (2010)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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'Girls on Top' is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the lives of eight women as they reunite to perform in an award-winning production of Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls'. A funny and ... See full summary »

Director: Cassandra Nicolaou | Stars: Diana Donnelly, Megan Follows, Kelli Fox, Ann-Marie MacDonald

Votes: 6

19. Strings Attached (2014)

19 min | Short, Drama, Family | Completed

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A teenage girl from Harlem struggles with obeying her mother's wishes and risk the relationship they have in order to play the violin.

Writer: Nelcie Souffrant | Director: Nelcie Souffrant | Stars: Nelcie Souffrant, Malcolm Xavier, China L. Colston, Geri-Nikole Love

20. Kaha:wi - The Cycle of Life (2014)

45 min | Documentary

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Writer: Santee Smith | Director: Shane Anthony Belcourt | Star: Santee Smith

21. A Moving Picture (1989 TV Movie)

54 min | Fantasy

8.6
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Writer: Jurgen Lutz | Director: Jurgen Lutz | Stars: John Alleyne, Yolande Auger, Lorraine Blouin, Robert Desrosiers

Votes: 14

22. Keiko (1983 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Bernadette Colognne, Denice Kumagai, Peter Kwong

23. Making It Happen with Jonah Verdon (2014– )

Talk-Show

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Creator: Jonah Verdon | Stars: Jonah Verdon, Dale Badway, Lilla Crawford, Savvy Crawford

24. Belly Dance Man: From Canada to Cairo (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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How does a son of Sri Lanka - raised on the rough and tumble Canadian prairies - fare onstage in San Francisco, Toronto, London and Cairo...as a male belly dancer? As one of the few ... See full summary »

Writer: Sameer Singh | Director: Sameer Singh | Star: Viraj Wanigasekera

25. Chuang tian xia (2013– )

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Stars: Xiaotian Yin, Wenwen Han, Heizi, Zhiguo Du

26. Goth Girls (2005 Video)

78 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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Goth Girls consists of three erotic chillers, Tell-Tale Heart, A Deadly Friend, and bonus story Sinners.

Writers: Josh Maldonado, Lynn Marz, Joss Tarnez | Director: Josh Maldonado | Stars: Travis Bowen, Nikki C., Jessica Del Monte, Brian Floorjack

Votes: 16

27. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2004 TV Special)

120 min | Family

6.5
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Writer: George Stevens Jr. | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Fantasia Barrino, Angela Bassett, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening

Votes: 57

28. Vox Lumiere: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2008 Video)

97 min | Music

6.7
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Vox Lumiere brings its breathtaking combination of music, dance, theatre and silent film to this thrilling and beautiful retelling of the timeless movie masterpiece The Hunchback of Notre ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Saunders Hayes | Director: Michael King | Stars: Victoria Levy, Joel Alpers, Bryan Chadima, Scott Dicken

Votes: 7

29. That Bitch Better Funny: Sampson Live at Howard Theater (2014)

60 min | Comedy

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Comedian Sampson, live in concert at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, DC.

Writer: Sampson McCormick | Director: Todd Clark | Star: Sampson McCormick

30. Crossing Europe (2015)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Crossing Europe is a multicultural portrait of Europe today. Artists embarked on a challenging adventure to create a new community through culture.

Writer: Pedro Valiente | Director: Pedro Valiente

31. Dance Complex (2009)

51 min | Documentary

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Dance Complex puts the spotlight on one building that unites a diverse population through the love of dance. The dancers that we meet in Dance Complex face injuries, multiple jobs, lack ... See full summary »

Writer: Leah Xylona | Director: Leah Xylona | Star: Kieran Jordan

33. The Guilds (2007)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A documentary that recounts the history and spirit of The Guilds of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, a volunteer group committed to encouraging appreciation of the arts. This film ... See full summary »

Writer: Tim Dunn | Director: Sean Saint-Louis | Star: Elizabeth Segerstrom

Votes: 7

34. The AIDS Show (1986)

58 min | Documentary, History

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Directors: Peter Adair, Rob Epstein

35. Canticum Canticorum (2006)

64 min | Music

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The hidden biblical text, The Song of Songs, is brought to life against the backdrop of war in the twenty-first century through breathtaking visuals and powerhouse music and dance performances.

Writer: Pepita Ferrari | Director: Pepita Ferrari | Stars: Karen Young, Mário Radacovský, Josee Lalonde, Coral Egan

36. Festival of Mirrors (1982)

58 min | Documentary

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Short documentary feature examining the 1982 Adelaide Festival of Arts in Adelaide, South Australia. Performances that are featured include original archival footage of the State Theatre ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks

37. Ultimate Land: A Year of Iwasaki Onikenbai (2008)

128 min | Documentary

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Iwasaki Onikenbai is one of traditional Japanese performing arts, designated as the nation's significant intangible folklore cultural assets. It is practiced in a farming village called ... See full summary »

Director: Nagaru Miyake | Stars: Kaoru Chiba, Yûki Chiba, Makoto Chida, Yûzô Chida

38. Geo P. Chicago (1997)

Animation, Short

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Director: Tina Havelock Stevens | Stars: Kaz Tyler, Miles Van Dawsson

39. Martorana (2007)

6 min | Short

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Poetic portrait of a young dancer (Stacy Martorana) during the last two months of her college career.

Director: Justin J. Jackson | Star: Stacy Martorana

40. Masvingo Glam (2015– )

Reality-TV

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'Masvingo Glam' is a TV magazine show that showcases the Glitz and Glamour of Masvingo City of Zimbabwe. Candice Masimba presents the opening ceremony of the Masvingo Music Awards live from... See full summary »

Star: Candice Masimba

41. Volunteers for Verdi (2009 Video)

86 min | Documentary

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Writers: Jo Christensen, Travis E. Pike | Director: Jo Christensen | Stars: Lani Bartlett, William Bartlett, Jeff Bergquist, Mario Biscaldi

42. No Lips No Laughter (2009)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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About two years ago in the troubled city of Tehran, Iran, young filmmaker Saba Farmanara was introduced to seven Afghan actors in a youth theater group. After meeting them by a chain of ... See full summary »

Writer: Saba Farmanara | Director: Saba Farmanara | Stars: Hamid Pourazari, Saba Farmanara

43. Athletes and the Arts (2013 Video)

3 min | Short, Musical

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Athletes and the Arts is a collaboration among the top U.S. sports medicine academies to help develop performing arts medicine (music, dance, singing, acting). This video is part of the ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Karageanes | Stars: Sarah Draugelis, Amy Yakima

44. Petenera: A Flamenco Drama in Music and Dance (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Music

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Petenera - a Flamenco Drama in Music and Dance is a unique collection of traditional flamenco repertory as it is seldom performed today. It includes a 26-minute dramatic account of the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Brown | Stars: Robin Brown, Jose Galvan, Elaine Marlowe, Manuel Parejo

45. The Nanny (1993–1999)
Episode: Curse of the Grandmas (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Gracie's Red Robin troop goes to Grandma Yetta's retirement home to "adopt" a grandparent. When Gracie's first and second picks pass away, it sours her on scouting.

Creators: Robert Sternin, Prudence Fraser, Peter Marc Jacobson, Fran Drescher | Director: Lee Shallat Chemel | Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

Votes: 78

46. Dancing with Spirit (2007– )
Episode: Manitowapan (2007)

25 min | Music

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"Manitowapan" is rooted in the traditions elements of the First Nations People - dance and storytelling. The idea of Manitowapan is to focus on making visible the relationship between the ... See full summary »

Writer: Gaétan Gingras | Director: Byron McKim | Stars: Gaétan Gingras, Sophie Lavigne

47. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: The Top 14 Perform (2009)

Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

8.3
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The Top 14 dancers were ready to shake their groove things on for America's vote Tuesday night on "So You Think You Can Dance." After a still-lengthy introduction... See full synopsis »

Creators: Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe | Stars: Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Debbie Allen

Votes: 10