To love dance is to eat, sleep, and breathe it. The obsession is by no means limited to your time at the barre — ballet is everywhere, and those who have a passion for it will soak it up wherever and whenever they can. Ballet movies can range from extremely realistic documentaries to fantastical portrayals of the perceived dramatics of the dance world and everything in between. If you're a true ballet-lover, you watch it all — the good, the silly, and the all-too-real films that really sum up what being dancer is like. Whether you're a dancer in practice or just in your heart, these 14 ballet movies will satisfy your cravings for the art we love above all others.
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