A good dance movie is always a must. Movie nights with friends, comfort watches, and those inspiring movies with awesome soundtracks that make you want to move, these are some of our top dance movie recommendations.

To The Beat

This is a fun movie for all ages! Twins Mia and Mackie are teaming up with their friends to compete head-to-head with their neighbor for a spot in the same music video. It also stars young dance icons straight from your Insta feed like as Jayden Bartels, Hayden Summerall, and more.

Another Cinderella Story

A fun twist on the classic Cinderella story, Another Cinderella Story stars Selena Gomez and Drew Seeley. It is filled with adventure and drama from the stepsisters to love interests. And of course, there is the iconic scene of Selena Gomez dancing in front of the mirror which is sure to make you want to get up and dance.

Feel the Beat

If you want to feel reinspired when it comes to dance, this is the perfect movie to watch. It stars Sofia Carson as a dancer who ends up coaching a group of young dancers. It shows her journey from trying to make it in the Broadway world to falling in love with teaching kids dance. 


This is such a unique movie about dance that it will keep you invested the entire time. After escaping an orphanage with her best friend, Félicie chases her dreams of being a ballerina into a class at the Paris Opera and later an audition for the ‘Nutcracker’. It is a very lighthearted movie that is sure to make you smile.

Next Level

Next Level follows a group of teens competing at the performing arts program Next Level. A classic summer competition movie, working to be the best performer leads to plenty of drama, friendship, singing, and dancing. 

Hope Dances

If you are looking for a movie that’s not strictly about dance, then this could be a good option. Hope who wants to dance as the lead in the Nutcracker, but her parents also want her to pursue other sports. She can’t do both, and it’s up to her to decide to follow her passion or her parents’ dreams for her.

The J Team

Calling all JoJo Siwa fans! This is the best movie you could watch if you want a dance movie day with a dash of JoJo. JoJo gets kicked out of her dance troupe and tries to reignite her love for dance again. In classic JoJo fashion, this movie is full of fun songs, costumes, and dances. 

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Trina Hannah is a graphic design major and dancer at Siena Heights University. She loves all things creative including photography, painting, and writing. Trina has a passion for helping other young women build up their self esteem and chase their dreams all while making a positive impact.