Most Popular Modern Dance Movies and TV Shows
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1. Suspiria (I) (2018)
R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 47,315 | Gross: $2.47M
2. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.
Votes: 231,947 | Gross: $62.50M
3. Frances Ha (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 the possibility of realizing them dwindles.
Votes: 62,748 | Gross: $4.06M
4. Save the Last Dance (2001)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
Votes: 54,761 | Gross: $91.06M
5. Thelma (2017)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.
Votes: 22,423 | Gross: $0.15M
6. How To Talk To Girls at Parties (2017)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.
Votes: 8,140 | Gross: $0.08M
7. Dance Moms (2011– )
TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV
Set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by notoriously demanding and passionate instructor Abby Lee Miller, the series follows children's early steps on the ... See full summary »
9. Polina, danser sa vie (2016)
108 min | Drama
A young girl studies classical ballet. As a young woman she turns to modern dance and choreography.
Votes: 1,405 | Gross: $0.17M
10. Saving Face (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Votes: 9,305 | Gross: $1.19M
11. Center Stage: On Pointe (2016 TV Movie)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Music
In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top ... See full summary »
15. The Book of Revelation (2006)
Unrated | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.
16. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Votes: 6,137 | Gross: $2.38M
17. Isadora (1968)
M | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »
19. The Red Shoes (2005)
Not Rated | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
A woman who finds a pair of pink high heels on a subway platform soon realizes that jealousy, greed, and death follow them wherever they go.
20. Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007 TV Movie)
Unrated | 84 min | Family, Musical
Santa Flies to New York. Jump right into Santa's sleigh as ti zooms over the frozen North, pas internationl borders, and right to the doors of Radio City Music Hall.
22. Let's Dance (I) (2006– )
Family, Game-Show, Music
German version of the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing. Features German B or C-list celebrities teaming up with professional dancers to compete against each other in a dancing competition.
23. Madonna: The MDNA Tour (2013 TV Special)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Music
Madonna returns to stadiums and arenas for her ninth tour, and the highest grossing tour of 2012! EPIX is proud to exclusively broadcast this thrilling, dazzling, cutting edge and controversial concert. In HD.
28. The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903)
5 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
Deep into a vast cavern of the pitch-black inferno, a couple of professional dancers demonstrate the cakewalk that is currently so much in vogue, and now, everyone in the once-gloomy underworld is doing the crazy dance. Who is the best?
30. Home Alone (II) (2013)
2 min | Short, Music
Featuring the Bat Sheva Dance Company ensemble, this short film imparts an atmosphere of "parental absence" as the dancers make creative use of the space - an abandoned building, combining planned and improvised choreography.
31. Glove Story (2014)
39 min | Short, Music
Glove Story explores the notion of personal space and the all-too-often invasion into it. It asks the question: what are the psychological, physical and social repercussions of treating ... See full summary »
36 min | Documentary, Short
A profile of Ted Shawn and the Denishawn Dancer, the first all male dance troupe in the United States (1933)
33. Black Sheep Boy (1995)
Unrated | 37 min | Short, Fantasy
The psychological and emotional motivations of gay sexual fetish, especially relating to gay male teens maturing into men and their sexual exploits.
36. Ghostlight (2003)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy
This film portrait of modern dance legend Martha Graham examines the creative process, as well as important events in Martha's pioneering career. Plays thematically with time and memory, ... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary
A documentary containing three historic performances in the world of dance: (1) "A Dancer's World" demonstrates the challenge and beauty of expression through movement, dance and ballet. (2... See full summary »
42. Waking the Dead (2017)
3 min | Short
A Fall Friday night in the college town of Denton, Texas brings out the artists, the drummers, the dancers, the gallery goers and the theatre lovers. October is the month of Day of the Dead... See full summary »
44. Movement (R)evolution Africa (2007)
65 min | Documentary
In an astonishing exposition of choreographic fomentation, nine African choreographers tell stories of an emergent art form and their diverse and deeply contemporary expressions of self. ... See full summary »
49. Haunting Douglas (2003)
75 min | Documentary, Biography
Douglas Wright escaped small town New Zealand by punishing his body with drugs, alcohol and eventually, extraordinary dance; but facing death, the world renowned choreographer struggles to exorcise demons even he can't dance away.