Highest-Rated Movies about 'Dancer', Sort by Popularity

Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (2002), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), Gypsy Caravan (2006), Billy Elliot (2000), The Royal Ballet (1960), Broadway: The Golden Age (2004), The Red Shoes (1948), Roxie Hart (1942) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Dancer movies.

#1. Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (2002)

Storyline: The creators of the internationally renowned stage show "Stomp" aim to bring its infectious energy to the world stage. Shooting on location on five different continents, the filmmakers interweave various musical styles with the inventive percussion and high-energy dance numbers of the off-Broadway smash to reveal the evolving nature of music around the world. Performers rhythmically pound their feet, clap their hands and bang any object in sight to reveal the pulse that connects all mankind.

Plot Keywords: musician, drummer, dancer, street performer, frenetic, thrilling, playful ...

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#2. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Storyline: Scientist Dr. Henry Jekyll (John Barrymore) is intelligent and diligent, but also uptight and extremely serious about his work. When his friend, Sir George Carew (Brandon Hurst), takes him to a show featuring the sensual Miss Gina (Nita Naldi), an aroused Jekyll sets out on a quest to separate man's saintly and sinful sides. His experiments succeed, and his evil alter ego, Mr. Hyde, is created. As the doctor uncontrollably alternates between Jekyll and Hyde, danger looms.

Plot Keywords: scientist, friend, dancer, colleague, mr. hyde, dr. jekyll, dark ...

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#3. Gypsy Caravan (2006)

Storyline: Combining footage from 1999 and 2001 tours, this documentary follows five different gypsy bands as they perform across America. Their music is as diverse as their home countries, from Indian raga tunes to upbeat, fiddle-driven Romanian pieces. Despite their varied backgrounds, the musicians are united by their common identification with the "roma" gypsy culture. As the tour progresses, the musicians begin playing together, fusing their styles into new hybrids.

Plot Keywords: violinist, singer, johnny depp, husband, dancer, gypsy, uplifting ...

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#4. Billy Elliot (2000)

Storyline: The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson. With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.

Plot Keywords: dancer, miner, teacher, father, friend, inspiring, gritty ...

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#6. Broadway: The Golden Age (2004)

Storyline: Filmmaker Rick McKay directs this oral history about the golden age of live theater in New York City during the 1940s and '50s. The film includes interviews with the actors, singers, dancers, authors, directors and producers of some of Broadway's greatest shows, as well as reminiscences from younger actors inspired by the greats of this era. Over 100 interviews are included, from stars such as Bea Arthur, Angela Lansbury, Charles Nelson Reilly and Elaine Stritch.

Plot Keywords: actor, actress, singer, dancer, writer, theatrical producer, spirited ...

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#7. The Red Shoes (1948)

Storyline: Under the authoritarian rule of charismatic ballet impressario Boris Lermontov, his proteges realize the full promise of their talents, but at a price: utter devotion to their art and complete loyalty to Lermontov himself. Under his near-obsessive guidance, young ballerina Victoria Page is poised for superstardom, but earns Lermontov's scorn when she falls in love with Julian Craster, composer of "The Red Shoes," the ballet Lermontov is staging to showcase her talents. Vicky leaves the company and marries Craster, but still finds herself torn between Lermontov's demands and those of her heart.

Plot Keywords: dancer, instructor, composer, emotional, passionate, spirited, france ...

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#8. Roxie Hart (1942)

Storyline: In 1927 Chicago, the body of a theatrical agent is found in the apartment of his client, would-be dancer Roxie Hart (Ginger Rogers), who lives with her husband, Amos. Convinced by two reporters that juries never convict pretty women and that she can garner fame by confessing, Roxie, who knows Amos is guilty, agrees. Amos hires snappy lawyer Billy Flynn (Adolphe Menjou) to stir publicity, and Roxie is a sensation. But when public interest flags, Roxie fears she might be convicted after all.

Plot Keywords: dancer, husband, reporter, lawyer, thief, foreman, brash ...

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#11. Limelight (1952)

Storyline: Chaplin's final American film tells the story of a fading music hall comedian's effort to help a despondent ballet dancer learn both to walk and feel confident about life again. The highlight of the film is the classic duet with Chaplin's only real artistic film comedy rival, Buster Keaton.—Kenneth Chisholm <[email protected]>

Plot Keywords: clown, dancer, composer, theater owner, amusing, melodramatic, sad ...

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#12. The Battery (2012)

Storyline: Part shaman, part robot maker, part satirist, part artist, part musician and all round self proclaimed 'silly bugger', and having worked with Lenny Bruce, the Beatles and Spike Milligan amongst many, many others, Bruce Lacey is something of a 'missing link' in the story of British alternative culture, and at 85 is very much still creating art and performances in a quiet english village near Norwich. Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller and frequent collaborator Nick Abrahams attempt to provide a brief introduction to this visionary artist.—anonymous

Plot Keywords: baseball player, zombie, adam, spirited, new england, wasteland, undead ...

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#14. Last Dance (2002)

Storyline: This documentary charts the artistic collaboration between the avant-garde dance troupe Pilobolus and author Maurice Sendak as they prepare the Holocaust-themed performance "A Selection." It's the first time the dance company has collaborated with someone outside the troupe, which leads to some tension. The occasionally stormy creative process is portrayed along with interviews, rehearsals and archival footage depicting the historical events from which the group takes its inspiration.

Plot Keywords: dancer, choreographer, author, illustrator, collaborator, creative, uneasy ...

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#15. Talk to Her (2002)

Storyline: After a chance encounter at a theater, two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at a private clinic where Benigno works. Lydia, Marco's girlfriend and a bullfighter by profession, has been gored and is in a coma. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of the four characters will flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny.

Plot Keywords: bullfighter, dancer, journalist, emotional, tender, bullfight, spain ...

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