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Dance Off Movies
Topic by: benben
Posted: April 27, 2006 - 5:28 PM PDT
Last Reply: August 17, 2006 - 6:23 PM PDT

author topic: Dance Off Movies
post #1  on April 27, 2006 - 5:28 PM PDT  
I'm wondering if anyone remembers those movies in the breakdancing 80's that feature dance off's. Usually what happens is that there is a turf war with rival gangs and to settle the score they do a dance off. Can anyone name any? I think this would be a fun list to make to satisfy my lust for cheesy or possibly brillant movies that feature two people or groups that settle scores by dancing.

I need your help!
The only one I can remember is an aerobic dance-off called "Heavenly Bodies"
which (un)fortunately Greencine doesn't have.
post #2  on April 27, 2006 - 5:44 PM PDT  
How about Breakin'?

Or Beat Street.

Or get the whole Breakin' collection, which also includes the "classic" Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo.

These we just have to buy, and to request for rental. If there's enough interest to watch them we could get them for rental, too.

I remember watching one of them on cable not long ago and thinking they were on the one hand really dated and cheesy, and on the other hand kind of fascinating, and fun...

(Don't forget the dance off satire in Zoolander, too...)

post #3  on April 28, 2006 - 1:29 PM PDT  
Make a list!
post #4  on August 17, 2006 - 1:38 PM PDT  
Two words, my friend: House Party.


post #5  on August 17, 2006 - 6:23 PM PDT  
For some reason I can't think of one example, except for the real life version that was shown in Rize.

Wasn't there some movie with the Fat Boys? There's Krush Groove, but that wasn't the one I was thinking of. I think it was called Disorderlies. Figured those movies would have such moments.

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