1. Beat the World (2011)
A Latin American team, a European team, and a Canadian team are gearing up for the International Beat the World competition, which will take place in Detroit this weekend. They also have to deal with gambling debt, bad breakups, and their own inflated egos as they make their way through life. Their long-held hopes, dreams, and even lives are on the line when they compete for the title of world champions.
2. Step Up All In (2014)
All-stars from previous Step Up films reunite in glitzy Las Vegas for a showdown that could determine their future aspirations and professional futures alike.
3. Honey (2003)
Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) aspires to be a well-known hip-hop choreographer. She has big plans. When she’s not out clubbing in the city with her friends, she volunteers at a community center in Harlem, New York, where she teaches dance classes to keep kids off the streets. Honey believes she’s struck gold when she’s cast in a music video by a hotshot director (David Moscow). Honey makes a life-altering decision when he starts pressuring her for sexual favors.
4. Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018)
A college scholarship is on the line for street dancer Skyler when she steps out from under the shadow of her more experienced dancer sister, Tosha.
5. You Got Served (2004)
The best Los Angeles hip-hop crews compete for money and respect at Mr. Rad’s Warehouse. In the event that a suburban crew crashes the party and steals their dancers, two feuding friends must band together to represent the streets. Marques Houston, Omari Grandberry, Lil’ Kim, and comedian Steve Harvey star in this hip-hop extravaganza.
6. Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
As a result, Sara decides to enroll at Julliard in order to pursue her and her mother’s shared dream of becoming the school’s Prima ballerina. She strikes up a friendship with her hip-hop-loving roommates Zoe and Miles. She takes ballet lessons from her idol, the famous and strict Monique Delacroix, who expects a lot from her students in terms of commitment, discipline, and hard work. Composer Miles asks Sara to help him write the music for a dance routine, and Sara’s interest in hip-hop is piqued. She also falls head over heels in love with Miles as a result. Her feelings are conflicted when she is asked to perform Giselle at a significant event and must decide whether or not she wants to put her all into ballet technique or the creative work Miles offers.
7. Joyful Noise (2012)
GG Sparrow is at odds with Vi Rose Hill, the new choir director, over the direction of the group as they prepare for a national competition.
8. Step Up 3D (2010)
Luke and Natalie, two New York City street dancers, join forces with Moose, an NYU freshman, to take on the best hip hop dancers in the world. The result is a life-altering competition that changes everyone’s future for the better.
9. Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
It’s not easy for rebellious street dancer Andie to adjust to life as a student at Maryland School of the Arts, where the competition is fierce and the pressures are great. Chase, the most popular dancer in school, convinces her to form a team of outcasts to compete in the Baltimore underground dance competition, The Streets, which is held every year.
10. Step Up Revolution (2012)
Emily intends to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer when she arrives in Miami. When she meets Sean, the leader of a dance crew in Emily’s father’s neighborhood, she feels a connection.
11. Honey 2 (2011)
Honey 2 is a follow-up to the 2003 dance film of the same name. Maria Ramirez, a talented dancer recently released from juvenile detention, finds a new dance crew where she can express her passion.
12. Vox Lux (2018)
Celeste and Eleanor, two teenage sisters, survive a seismic and violent tragedy in 1999. The girls write and sing a song about their ordeal, creating something beautiful and cathartic out of a tragedy, and catapulting Celeste to fame in the bargain. By 2017, Celeste has a teenage daughter of her own and is struggling to navigate a career riddled with scandals when a new act of horrifying violence demands her attention. She is not alone in this struggle.
13. Coyote Ugly (2000)
While Violet Sanford has a beautiful voice and dreams of becoming an artist, her ambitions are derailed by the fame and fortune she receives as the barmaid at the Coyote Ugly in New York City. Because of their outrageous antics, the “Coyotes,” as they are known by their fans, Coyote Ugly is a popular hangout for on-the-seek men.
14. Body Language (2011)
The subsidized trip to New York for five of the best Dutch dance crews is canceled an hour before takeoff. Five dancers from different crews refuse to go despite being offered a free plane ticket. In New York, they come to grips with the consequences of their actions. Nobody can help them because they don’t have any resources. What can I do? But… They’re here to dance, so… With each other, they forge a new team and do everything in their power to win the competition they came to enter. They have two weeks in New York without money in the meantime. Tijs van Marle is the author of this article.
15. That Thing You Do! (1996)
With the help of their manager, a band from Pennsylvania hits it big in 1964 and enjoys the stardom that follows.
16. Pitch Perfect (2012)
Beca, a college freshman, knows she doesn’t want to fit in with a group of friends, but that’s exactly what she gets when she gets to her new school: a clique. The only thing Beca has in common with all the other women she meets—no matter how nasty or nice they are to her—is their ability to sing. As a way to compete for top honors in college music competitions, she pushes the women in the group beyond their comfort zones of traditional arrangements.
17. Stomp the Yard (2007)
A troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to avoid juvenile hall after the death of his younger brother by enrolling in the historically black Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. However, his attempts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are put on hold when he is courted by the top two fraternities on campus, both of which require his fierce street-style dance moves in order to win the highly coveted national step show.
18. How She Move (2008)
When Raya Green(Rutina Wesley) gets out of class after the death of her sister, she sees a stomp crew practicing in the hallway. She meets the leader of the dance crew, Bishop(Dwain Murphy). After that, she encounters Michelle and engages in a stomping match with her. Michelle wins. They begin as rivals before eventually becoming friends. But she believes she failed because her overbearing mother pushes her to do well on the entrance exam for medical school.
19. The Last Dragon (1985)
When it comes to mastering martial arts, the glow is the pinnacle of achievement. During his journey, he will be pitted against an evil martial arts expert and the music promoter who has his eye on a beautiful singer.
20. Drumline: A New Beat (2014)
A New Yorker moves to Atlanta to join the once-famous marching band at a university there.