Best Dance movies

The Artist(2011)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 91

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.



Black Swan(2010)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 86

A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.



Hustlers(2019)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 87

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.



Hairspray(2007)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 84

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.



Hail, Caesar!(2016)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 83

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.



Everybody Wants Some!!(2016)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 86

In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.



Frances Ha(2012)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 82

A story that follows as 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.



Fish Tank(2009)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.



Billy Elliot(2000)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.



Magic Mike XXL(2015)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 74

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.



Dancer in the Dark(2000)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 67

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.



Girls Trip(2017)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 76

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.



Grease(1978)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 64

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?



Burlesque(2010)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 65

A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.



Step Up(2006)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 59

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.



Saturday Night Fever(1977)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 62

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.



Save the Last Dance(2001)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 61

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.



Shall We Dance(2004)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 63

A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.



Suspiria(2018)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.



Cuties(2020)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 64

Amy, an 11-year-old girl, joins a group of dancers named "the cuties" at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity - upsetting her mother and her values in the process.




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