Pirouetting, toe-tapping, hoofing, gliding, stepping, strutting. Dance moves in the movies are certainly not in short supply.
Ballet meets hip hop in tonight’s dancing drama where Julia Stiles plays a bereaved middle class teen who has her love for dance reawakened by a classmate (Sean Patrick Thomas) at her new inner city school. Read more about it here.
Here’s the trailer:
It’s showing on Watch at 9pm, but in the meantime, here’s a quick waltz through some other top dancing films:
Jennifer Beals goes from welding to ‘what a feeling’.
A young Sarah Jessica Parker does some more clandestine hoofing – this time to enter a competition behind her disapproving father’s back.
Raunchy routines in a rowdy drinking hole in New York.
Raunchy routines in a rowdy drinking hole in Yorkshire.
Kirsten Dunst waves her pom poms in a cheerleading championship.
Ballroom dancing dramas down under.
Nobody puts Baby in the corner.
Ballet, Billy, and more Julie Walters.
Loads of leg warmers in the Big Apple.
Come on admit it, there’s got to be at least one film from this list that got you trying to master the dance routine…
I once spent a good hour in my lounge determined to nail those Night Fever moves. The overhead lamp was never the same after that night.