Set against the background of the 1984 Miners' Strike, 11-year-old Billy Elliot stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes.
- Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
- Studio: BBC Films, Tiger Aspect Productions, StudioCanal, Arts Council of England, Working Title Films, WT2 Productions
- Keyword: dancing, homophobia, mentor, dream, sadness, workers' quarter, socialism, youngster, dancing class, letter, hope, strike, ballet dancer, northern england, small person, street riots, friendship, ballet, coming of age, young boy, crying, single father, audition, dance class, retrospective, revolt, ballet school, emotional vulnerability, helping children, smart kid, street kid, crossdressing, dance teacher, 1980s, miners strike, father son relationship, 80s throwback, ballet dancing, gay, late 20th century, teen playing kid, ya
- Cast: Jamie Bell, Gary Lewis, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven, Stuart Wells