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Dance to Death (2017)

Tantsy nasmert (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 6 April 2017 (Russia)
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Moscow, 2070s. In a sealed bunker in the post-apocalyptic ruins of Moscow, young people struggle against each other in a deadly dancing tournament. Only the winners will live.


Andrey Volgin





Credited cast:
Ivan Zhvakin Ivan Zhvakin ... Kostya
Lukerya Ilyashenko ... Anya
Nikita Volkov ... Artyom
Aleksandr Tyutin ... Rasporyaditel
Agniya Ditkovskite ... Zebra (as Agnia Ditkovskite)
Denis Shvedov ... Seryy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Deni Alasaniya Deni Alasaniya
Nikita Dyuvbanov Nikita Dyuvbanov ... Didzhey
Karina Ivanova Karina Ivanova ... Kris
Ola Keyru Ola Keyru ... Mendel
Anvar Khalilulaev Anvar Khalilulaev ... Drug Kosti
Viktor Khorkin Viktor Khorkin ... Mais
Ulyana Kulikova Ulyana Kulikova
Evgeniy Mikheev Evgeniy Mikheev ... Ruslan
Lada Negrul ... Mat Ruslana


Moscow, 2070s. The old energy technologies, such as oil and coal, were lost decades ago during the nuclear war. But a new technology has been developed that converts the human body directly into energy, leaving behind only a flurry of gray ashes. In a sealed bunker in the post-apocalyptic ruins of Moscow, young people struggle against each other in a deadly dancing tournament. The winners will live. The losers will be consumed for energy to power the city. One of the young people in the bunker is Kostya (Ivan Zhvakin), who was captured during a police raid and forced into the tournament. There he meets and falls in love with Anya (Lukerya Ilyashenko), the daughter of a high-ranking official who has willingly offered herself to the tournament for the sake of the city. Who will survive?

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"Tantsuy ili umri!" ("Dance or die!")


Action | Drama | Sci-Fi


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Only 3 of 10? Why?
14 March 2018 | by euroasiangeneticSee all my reviews

Unbelievable, I viewed this movie many times and it's one of the few movies from 2010s that I keep watching over and over and over, and here the points are only 3/10? So is this what it has become, that reboot or remade or stolen movies gets full points but new ides get low points? Ok it's not the best I have seen but it's really great and don't deserves the low points.

The story takes place in Moscow 2070 and the world has fallen to an apocalypse. Every city is a complete bunker and the inhabitants forced to breed with air filters. The lucky ones are the governments that lives in the upper bunker, and each year they pick 7 selected dancer to compete in the tournament of death in break dance, the loser will have his/her soul transfer to the earths core. One of the 7 dancer is Kostya, who is also a filter thief, and a big trouble maker. After a few dance survival he relies something is not right with the tournament and decide to break the rules and escape, will he succeed his escape?

I love this movie because it dares to try new ideas of apocalypse story and be original, unlike hunger games stole ideas from the running man and Battle Royale, Dance to Death do a new idea instead of fighting or killing the opponents has do break dance to survive the next level, I think it's brilliant and don't deserve just 3 stars of 10.

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6 April 2017 (Russia) See more »

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Moscow, Russia


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