27 movies

Limelight

October 31, 1952

A fading music hall comedian tries to help a despondent ballet dancer learn to walk and to again feel confident about life.

The Red Shoes

September 6, 1948

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

Save the Last Dance

January 12, 2001

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.

StreetDance 3D

May 19, 2010

In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.

Russian Dolls

June 15, 2005

Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

Center Stage

May 12, 2000

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

The Company

September 10, 2003

Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.

In this homage to the melodramatic made-for-TV-movie genre, aspiring ballerina Mary Jane Stevens moves to a new town with her emotionally abusive mother in hopes of escaping her physically abusive father. Originally a play performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre, the Adult Swim production was executive produced by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

Shall We Dance

May 7, 1937

Ballet star Pete "Petrov" Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer he's fallen for but barely knows, musical star Linda Keene. By the time the ocean liner reaches New York, a little white lie has churned through the rumor mill and turned into a hot gossip item: that the two celebrities are secretly married.

A Nutcracker Christmas

December 10, 2016

When her niece is cast in The Philadelphia Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker, a jaded ex-ballerina is forced to come to terms with the life and love she left behind.

Dancer

September 16, 2016

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

Annaluise & Anton

March 11, 1999

Pünktchen und Anton is the 1999 German film based on the classic children’s novels by Erich Kastner and assimilated to modern times.

The Firebird

August 11, 1952

Italian singer Mario Vanni visits the Royal Opera in Stockholm and fall in love with ballet dancer Linda Corina.

The Ballet Master's Dream

December 9, 1903

It's late in the evening, and the ballet master's bed has been prepared for him. But he cannot take his mind off of his work, and instead of going to sleep he paces the floor and tries out dance steps. Finally, he goes to bed and falls asleep, but ballet dominates even his dreams. He sees two dancers who seem to come right into his room as they perform, and that's just the beginning.

Specter of the Rose

July 5, 1946

Ballet dancer Sanine may have murdered his first wife. A detective thinks so, and he's not the only one.

Crows

January 1, 1969

A flat broke aging boxer, living on the verge of existence, teams up with the equally desperate people in the city's suburbia to steal, cheat, and even kill for the money.

Heaven, Hell ... Earth

August 27, 2009

An injury and a surprise turn in her relationship bring a young dancer's life down around her.

A Dream in Hanoi

November 16, 2009

A young boy's dream of dancing ballet comes true is a most unexpected way.

Ballet Shoes

December 26, 2016

Two dancers are forced to confront their feelings for each other on the eve of a ballet competition.

Amy Muller

March 23, 1896

Vaudeville dancer Amy Muller performs a portion of her stage routine, which features dancing on her toes. She dances on one toe for part of the performance. Later, she also twirls and does cartwheels.