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15 Movies Like Billy Elliot (2000)

Nowhere Boy (2009) poster

1 Nowhere Boy (2009) ★ 7.1

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The story of John Lennon's (Aaron Taylor-Johnson's) childhood and teenage years from 1944 to 1960, his relationship with his Aunt Mimi (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas) and his mother Julia (Anne-Marie Duff) - the two dominant women in the first part of his life; his first meeting with Sir Paul McCartney (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) and George Harrison (Sam Bell), their friendship, their love for music, and the birth of The Beatles.
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2 Center Stage (2000) ★ 6.6

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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.
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3 The Chorus (2004) ★ 7.8

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The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music.
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4 October Sky (1999) ★ 7.8

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The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
East Is East (1999) poster

5 East Is East (1999) ★ 6.9

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In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and start to reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion, and living in general.
The Perks of Being A Wallflower (2012) poster

6 The Perks of Being A Wallflower (2012) ★ 8.0

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An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.
Blinded by the Light (2019) poster

7 Blinded by the Light (2019) ★ 6.9

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In 1987 Britain, Javed Khan is a British-Pakistani college arts student in Luton in a family with a domineering father. Depressed by his oppressive family life and feeling he has no future in a hostile community, a newfound friend introduces Javed to the music of Bruce Springsteen. Touched by the rock star's powerfully eloquent affinity of his own feelings, Javed is inspired to reach out for his own dreams with his own talents. However, although Javed finds friends he never expected in this personal quest, he also finds himself butting heads with his newly unemployed father who stubbornly refuses to understand his son's new aspirations. In this conflict of values in a troubled time, Javed must decide what is truly important to him while his family struggles to understand what has changed and what remains with a new generation feeling born to run.
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8 Pride (2014) ★ 7.8

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
About a Boy (2002) poster

9 About a Boy (2002) ★ 7.0

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

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Bend It Like Beckham (2002) poster

10 Bend It Like Beckham (2002) ★ 6.7

A kaleidoscope of color and culture clash humorously as an Indian family in London tries to raise their soccer-playing daughter in a traditional way. Unlike tarty elder sister Pinky, who is preparing for an Indian wedding and a lifetime of cooking the perfect chapatti, Jess' dream is to play soccer professionally like her hero David Beckham. Wholeheartedly against Jess' unorthodox ambition, her parents eventually reveal that their reservations have more to do with protecting her than with holding her back. When Jess is forced to make a choice between tradition and her beloved sport, her family must decide whether to let her chase her dream...and a soccer ball.
This Is England (2006) poster

11 This Is England (2006) ★ 7.7

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.
The Full Monty (1997) poster

12 The Full Monty (1997) ★ 7.2

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.
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13 Big Fish (2003) ★ 8.0

This adventure movie is based on Daniel Wallace's novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythical Proportions. A father dies, about whose life the son wants to learn as much as he can by collecting stories about him.

The son tries to recreate his father's elusive life in a series of legends and myths that he invents from disparate facts. The ups and downs of the man's life are eventually presented from an unexpected perspective.

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14 Rocketman (2019) ★ 7.3

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
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15 Black Swan (2010) ★ 8.0

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A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".

Black Swan (2010) is on #15 spot of movies related to Billy Elliot (2000). Black Swan (2010) was released in 2010, made by Darren Aronofsky and has average rating 8.0 in 2022. Main stars of the Black Swan (2010) film are: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel.

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