Films Featuring Dance
Movie Recommendations

Feature films
Nonfiction films

Feature Films

All That Jazz. R. 1979. DVD Musical

An American in Paris. Not rated. 1951. DVD Musical

Anchors Aweigh. Not rated. 1945. DVD Musical

Assassination Tango. R. 2002. DVD Drama

Billy Elliot. R. 2000. DVD Drama

Bojangles. Not rated. 2001. DVD 791.4572 BOJ TV

Cabaret. PG. 1972. DVD Musical

Can-Can. Not rated. 1960. DVD Musical

Center Stage. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama

Chicago. PG-13. 2002. DVD Musical

A Chorus Line. PG-13. 1985. DVD Musical

Daddy Long Legs. Not rated. 1955. DVD Musical and VHS Musical

Dirty Dancing. PG-13. 1987. DVD Drama

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

Do You Wanna Dance? Not rated. 1997. DVD Drama

Fame. R. 1980. DVD Musical

Fame. PG. 2009. DVD Musical and Blu-ray Musical

54. R. 1998. DVD Drama

Finian’s Rainbow. G. 1968. DVD Musical

Flashdance. R. 1983. DVD Drama

Footloose. PG. 1984. DVD Drama

Les Girls. Not rated. 1957. DVD Musical

Grease. PG. 1978. DVD Musical

Hairspray. PG. 1987. DVD Comedy

Honey. PG-13. 2003. DVD Drama

Newsies. PG. 1992. DVD Musical

Royal Wedding. Not rated. 1951. DVD Musical

Saturday Night Fever. R. 1977. DVD Drama

Save the Last Dance. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama

Save the Last Dance 2. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama

Shall We Dance? Not rated. 1996. DVD World (Japanese)

Shall We Dance? PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

Staying Alive. PG. 1983. DVD Drama

Strictly Ballroom. PG. 1993. DVD Comedy

Tango. PG-13. 1998. DVD World (Spanish)

The Tango Lesson. PG. 1997. VHS Drama

Tap. PG-13. 1989. DVD Drama

That’s the Way I Like It. PG-13. 1998. DVD Comedy

Top Hat. Not rated. 1935. DVD Musical

The Turning Point. PG. 1977. DVD Drama

You Got Served. PG-13. 2003. DVD Drama

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Nonfiction Films

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Beyond the Steps. Not rated. 2006. DVD 792.8 A

Argentine Tango: The Tango Milonguero. Not rated. 2007. DVD 793.33 A

Balanchine. Not rated. 1984. DVD 792.82092 B

Ballets Russes . Not rated. 2005. DVD 792.80944 B

Been Rich All My Life. Not rated. 2006. DVD 792.80922 B

The Best of Riverdance. Not rated. 2005. DVD 793.319415 B

Burn the Floor. Not rated. 1999. DVD 793.33 B

Celtic Tiger. Not rated. 2005. DVD 793.319415 C

Dancing on Dangerous Ground. Not rated. 2004. DVD 793.319415 D

An Evening With the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Not rated. 1986.
DVD 792.8 E

Explosive Dance. Not rated. 2000. DVD 793.33 E

Fosse. Not rated. 2001. DVD 792.82092 F and VHS 792.82092 F

Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer. Not rated. 2002. DVD 792.62092 G

The Glory of The Bolshoi. Not rated. 1913-1953. DVD 792.845 G

The Glory of The Kirov. Not rated. 1920-1969. DVD 792.845 G

Last Dance. Not rated. 2002. DVD 792.8 L

Mad Hot Ballroom. PG. 2005. DVD 793.33 M

The Nutcracker. Not rated. DVD 792.842 NUT

Raymonda. Not rated. 1999. DVD 792.8 D

Riverdance: Live From New York City. Not rated. 1996. DVD 793.319415 R

Rize. PG-13. 2005. DVD 306.4846 R

Stomp Out Loud. Not rated. 1997. DVD 792.642 S

Tango Argentina. Not rated. 2007. DVD 784.2 BAR

Tango Our Dance. Not rated. 1988. DVD 793.33 T

That's Dancing! G. 1985. DVD 792.62 T

This Joint is Jumpin'. Not rated. 2000. DVD 781.654 THI

The World of American Indian Dance. Not rated. 2003. DVD 970.004 W

 

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