Dance in film

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This is a list of movies featuring recognizable dance forms, demonstrating them, shedding light on their origin, or being the base of a plot.


This article is not about Dance film or Dance for camera which are separate genres. It is also not about Musical films, although they often contain a significant amount of dancing. However, they are a specific form of art in itself, therefore their listings generally pertain to the articles specifically related to the topic of musicals. This by no means prevents musicals from being included here, but they are required to meet the outlined criteria. Fred Astaire's and Gene Kelly's filmographies may significantly contribute to these lists.

Films with plot based on dance



Hip Hop/Street


With the Whiteys Lindy Hoppers

Modern films


See also Tango (dance)#Tango in film


Films with memorable dance scenes

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