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13 Dance Movies on Netflix

In addition to the gymnastics movies on Netflix I’ve already listed, here are 13 dance movies on Netflix.

There were only a handful of gymnastics movies on Netflix, so I also added related dance or cheer movies.

Dance Movies on Netflix

Honey: Rise Up and Dance
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Teyana Taylor, Sierra McClain, Bryshere Y. Gray (Actors)
  • Bille Woodruff (Director) - Robert Adetuyi (Writer) - Mike Elliott (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Honey: Rise Up and Dance

Despite discouragement from her loved ones, a talented street dancer tries out for an exclusive dance crew in a bid to win a college scholarship.

The Next Step

This drama series follows young dancers at the Next Step Dance Studio as they attempt to win the coveted regional dance championships. | Stream on Netflix

Dance Academy The Comeback

Former ballet student Tara Webster longs to return to dance after a devastating injury crippled her career and her dream of becoming one of the top dancers of her generation. | Stream on Netflix

High Strung Free Dance
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jane Seymour, Ace Bhatti, Thomas Doherty (Actors)
  • Michael Damian (Director) - Michael Damian (Writer) - Michael Damian (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

High Strung Free Dance

Sparks fly between a young ballerina (Keenan Kampa) and a British violinist (Nicholas Galitzine) as they prepare for a musical competition.| Stream on Netflix

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Dance Dreams Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

This documentary spotlights Debbie Allen’s career and follows her group of dance students as they prepare for Allen’s annual “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker.” | Stream on Netflix

Driven to Dance
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kaitlyn Black, Juliet Doherty, Michelle Allen (Actors)
  • Tati Vogt (Director) - Tati Vogt (Writer) - Anthony Vogt (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Driven to Dance

A young woman has to convince herself, as well as her mother, that she has what it takes to make it in the world of dance as she prepares to audition for a renowned ballet company. | Stream on Netflix

Work It

An awkward 18-year-old achieves near-perfection by sheer hard work. She vows to transform her gawkiness through dance, and refine her skills until she competes at a competition. | Stream on Netflix

Tiny Pretty Things

After an attack brings down the star student at a ballet school, her replacement enters a world of lies, betrayal and cutthroat competition. | Stream on Netflix

Full Out
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ana Golja (Actor)
  • Sean Cisterna (Director) - Jay Deverett (Writer) - Sean Cisterna (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Full Out

Based on the true story of a 14 year old gymnast as she closes in on her Olympic goals when her aspirations are crushed after a car accident. Gaining her movement and confidence back through dance she gets called back into the gymnastic world. | Stream on Netflix

Feel the Beat (7+)

After failing to find success on Broadway, April returns to her hometown and is recruited to train a misfit group of young dancers. | Stream on Netflix

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Step Sisters (16+)

Jamilah seems to have it all. She’s the president of her sorority, captain of the step dance crew, student liaison to the college dean, and she has been accepted to Harvard Law School.

When the hard-partying white girls from Sigma Beta Beta embarrass the school, Jamilah is ordered to come to the rescue by teaching the rhythmically-challenged how to dance, in hopes of winning the Steptacular, the most competitive of dance competitions. | Stream on Netflix

Break (13+)

After a serious accident, Lucie tries to rediscover herself as a dancer and meets Vincent, a talented b-boy battling his own insecurities. | Stream on Netflix

Battle (13+)

A young woman’s life is turned upside down when her rich father loses his fortune. Amid the chaos, she meets a street dancer who teaches her how to become her true self. | Stream on Netflix

Pop, Lock N Roll
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Maurice Paige, Yasirah Bhelz, Lionel Newton (Actors)
  • Ziggy Hofmeyr (Director)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Pop Lock N Roll (16+)

An ambitious dancer gets a chance to become famous, but his life takes a turn when he falls in love with his producer’s wife. | Stream on Netflix

Move (R-16+)

Discover the brilliant dancers and choreographers who are shaping the art of movement around the world in this documentary series. | Stream on Netflix


Faith, Hope & Love

A recent divorcee enters into a dance contest in a desperate attempt to save her struggling dance studio. | Stream on Netflix

Yeh Ballet (16+)

Discovered by an eccentric ballet master, two gifted but underprivileged Mumbai teens face bigotry and disapproval as they pursue their dancing dreams. | Stream on Netflix

Leap! (7+)

Best friends Félicie and Victor hatch a plan to escape from their rural orphanage in 19th-century France. Félicie dreams of becoming a ballerina, while Victor wants to use his brainpower to invent things.

After busting out, Félicie makes her way to the Paris Opera where she joins a class of highly trained dancers who are auditioning for the lead in a production of “The Nutcracker.” | Stream on Netflix 

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Chance Pe Dance (R-13+)

Courier Sameer Behl (Shahid Kapoor) heads to Mumbai, India, chasing his Bollywood dreams. He is repeatedly rejected at auditions, but his skilled dance moves finally get him noticed, and he’s signed to a lead role by a prominent director.

Falling in love with choreographer Tina Sharma (Genelia D’Souza), Sameer seems on his way to success — until he’s dropped from the film and ends up homeless and working as a dance instructor. Despite these setbacks, Sameer keeps struggling toward his goal. | Stream on Netflix 

Turkish Dance School (R-16+)

A young doctor comes across a beautiful young girl, Aysel, who has tried to commit suicide. By chance, they find themselves competing in the same competitions at the Sengül Dance School and are forced to chose between love and success. | Stream on Netflix 

One by Two
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Abhay Deol, Preeti Desai, Lillete Dubey (Actors)
  • Devika Bhagat (Director) - Devika Bhagat (Writer) - Abhay Deol (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

One by Two (R-13+)

The lives of a Mumbai man and woman who are both dealing with issues intersect through a TV dance show that she wants to win but he wants to sabotage. | Stream on Netflix 


Lara, a 15-year-old girl who was born in a boy’s body, is committed to becoming a professional ballerina. | Stream on Netflix 

At the time this post was published, this list was accurate. Netflix titles subject to change without notice. Movies listed are rated G, PG, or PG-13 (or unrated). I made indications of movies with R ratings. Please check the ratings and/or watch these movies before or with your kids. Use your own discretion.

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My daughter is really interested in gymnastics. She loved watching some of these titles on Netflix before attending her first class.

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