Movies like Save The Last Dance 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.

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1 Step Up 2: The Streets 2008

When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore s underground dance battle The Streets.

Genres:

Music, Drama, Romance

Director:

Jon M. Chu

Country:

United States of America
6.2

2 Coyote Ugly 2000

Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at Coyote Ugly. The "Coyotes" as they are affectionately called tantalize customers and the media alike with their outrageous antics, making Coyote Ugly the watering hole for guys on the prowl.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

David McNally

Writer:

Gina Wendkos

Country:

United States of America
5.7

3 The Wedding Planner 2001

San Francisco's premiere wedding planner, Mary Fiore is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, paediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client. As Mary continues making the wedding arrangements, she and Steve are put into a string of uncomfortable situations that force them to face their mutual attraction.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Adam Shankman

Country:

United States of America
5.3

4 Take The Lead 2006

A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulane.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Drama

Director:

Liz Friedlander

Writer:

Dianne Houston

Country:

United States of America
6.6

5 Dirty Dancing 1987

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

Genres:

Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

Emile Ardolino

Country:

United States of America
7

6 Miss Congeniality 2000

When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only female Agent at the office, she's chosen to go undercover as the contestant from New Jersey.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Action

Director:

Donald Petrie

Country:

United States of America
6.2

7 Sweet Home Alabama 2002

New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writers:

Douglas J. Eboch (story), C. Jay Cox (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

8 Never Been Kissed 1999

Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on campus. But she hits a major snag in her investigation -- not to mention her own failed love life -- when she falls for her dreamy English teacher, Sam Coulson.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Raja Gosnell

Country:

United States of America
6.1

9 Center Stage 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.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Nicholas Hytner

Writer:

Carol Heikkinen

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 Legally Blonde 2001

Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there's just one thing stopping Warner from popping the question: Elle is too blonde.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Robert Luketic

Writers:

Amanda Brown (novel), Karen McCullah (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

11 13 Going On 30 2004

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Gary Winick

Country:

United States of America
6.2

12 The Princess Diaries 2001

A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen or stepping up to the throne.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writers:

Meg Cabot (novel), Gina Wendkos (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

13 Step Up 2006

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

Genres:

Music, Drama, Romance, Crime

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writers:

Duane Adler (screenplay), Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

14 Bring It On 2000

The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, the Toros' road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Peyton Reed

Country:

United States of America
6

15 Stick It 2006

Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once there, Haley's rebellious attitude wins her both friends and enemies.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jessica Bendinger

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.4

16 10 Things I Hate About You 1999

On the first day at his new school, Cameron instantly falls for Bianca, the gorgeous girl of his dreams. The only problem is that Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered, completely un-dateable older sister Kat goes out, too. In an attempt to solve his problem, Cameron singles out the only guy who could possibly be a match for Kat: a mysterious bad boy with a nasty reputation of his own.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Gil Junger

Country:

United States of America
7.3

17 Uptown Girls 2003

Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while teaching Ray how to be a child.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Boaz Yakin

Writers:

Julia Dahl (screenplay), Mo Ogrodnik (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

18 White Chicks 2004

Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize the FBI's plan, they refuse to go. Left without options, Marcus and Kevin decide to pose as the sisters, transforming themselves from African-American men into a pair of blonde, white women.

Genre:

Comedy

Writers:

Keenen Ivory Wayans (screenplay), Shawn Wayans (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

19 Drumline 2002

A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more than talent to reach the top.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy, Music

Director:

Charles Stone III

Writers:

Shawn Schepps (story), Tina Gordon (screenplay) (as Tina Gordon Chism) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

20 The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 2005

Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first summer apart, the pals decide they'll swap the pants so that each girl in turn can enjoy the magic.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Ken Kwapis

Writers:

Ann Brashares (novel), Delia Ephron (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

21 The Sweetest Thing 2002

Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the courage to let her guard down and follow her heart, only to discover that Peter has suddenly left town. Accompanied by Courtney, she sets out to capture the one that got away.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Roger Kumble

Country:

United States of America
5.2

22 Blue Crush 2002

Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing but her own, Anne Marie finds all she needs in the adrenaline-charged surf scene - until pro quarterback Matt Tollman comes along...

Genres:

Adventure, Romance, Drama

Director:

John Stockwell

Writers:

Susan Orlean (magazine article "Surf Girls of Maui"), Lizzy Weiss (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.6

23 She's All That 1999

High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees to a seemingly impossible challenge. He has six weeks to gain the trust of nerdy outcast Laney Boggs -- and help her to become the school's next prom queen.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Robert Iscove

Country:

United States of America
5.9

24 Cruel Intentions 1999

Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Roger Kumble

Writers:

Choderlos de Laclos (novel), Roger Kumble (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.8