Thursday, May 2, 2013

Favorite Dance Movies

Here are some of my favorite dance movies that you can enjoy with your kids:
42nd Street (1932/33)
A Chorus Line
The Barkley’s on Broadway
Cabaret (older kids-racial issues)
Carmen by Carlos Saura (older kids-one scene with nudity)
Damn Yankees
Dirty Dancing (older kids)
Down Argentine Way
Fame (older kids-adult topics) I prefer the original version of this movie.
Flamenco by Carlos Saura
Flamenco Flamenco by Carlos Saura
Funny Face
Gold Diggers of 1935
Grease (older kids; mature issues)
Happy Feet
It’s Always Fair Weather
Kiss Me Kate
Mad Hot Ballroom
Mary Poppins
Planet B Boy
The Red Shoes
Roll Bounce (also some great roller skating scenes)
Royal Wedding
Saturday Night Fever (older kids)
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers
Sevillanas by Carlos Saura
Shall We Dance (Japanese Version)
Shall We Dance (Fred Astaire version)
Shirley Temple:
·                                        The Little Colonel
·                                        Rebecca of Sunny Brook Farm
·                                        The Littlest Rebel
·                                       Just Around the Corner
·                                        Poor Little Rich Girl
·                                        Captain January
·                                        Dimples
Singing in the Rain
Stormy Weather
Strictly Ballroom
Sweet Charity
Swing Time
That’s Black Entertainment
That’s Dancing
Top Hat
The Turning Point (older kids)
West Side Story (older kids-violence)
White Nights
Yankee Doodle Dandy

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