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Breakin' (1984)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  4 May 1984 (USA)
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'Breakin': A struggling young jazz dancer (Lucinda Dickey) meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. Features ICE-T in his film debut as a club MC.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kelly / Special K
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Ozone / Orlando (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
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Turbo / Tony (as Michael 'Boogaloo Shrimp' Chambers)
Ben Lokey ...
Franco
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James
Phineas Newborn III ...
Adam
Bruno Falcon ...
Electro Rock 1 (as 'Bruno Pop N' Taco' Falcon)
Timothy Solomon ...
Electro Rock 2 (as Timothy 'Poppin' Pete' Solomon)
Ana Sánchez ...
Electro Rock 3 (as Ana 'Lollipop' Sanchez)
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Rap Talker (as Ice T)
Peter Bromilow ...
Judge
Eleanor Zee ...
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Scott Cooper ...
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Judge's Assistant
Teresa Kelly ...
Vicky (as T.C. Laughlin)
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'Breakin': A struggling young jazz dancer (Lucinda Dickey) meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. Features ICE-T in his film debut as a club MC.

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Push it to Pop it! Rock it to Lock it! Break it to Make it! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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4 May 1984 (USA)  »

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Breakdance  »

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$36,100,000 (USA)
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Adolfo Quiniones, Michael Chambers and Tim Solomon had featured on the video for "I Feel for You" by Chakha Khan, filmed before this movie went into production. See more »

Goofs

At the final audition when they are hugging each other and the camera spins around them you can see the camera operator or his assistant on the right. See more »

Quotes

Turbo: You owe me seven dollars man.
Franco: For what?
Turbo: For teaching you how to dance sucker.
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Soundtracks

Freakshow on the Dance Floor
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Performed by The Bar-Kays
Produced by Allen A. Jones
Courtesy of Mercury/PolyGram Records
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A really bad movie, and I loved every minute of it!
14 February 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Let's just say that I'm not surprised to see such a low rating for this movie. The acting was a joke. The plot, as predictable as can be. And Ice T sounds like pure shh... OK, now that we've gotten the bad stuff out of the way, let's sit back and enjoy the show. Because as other reviewers have said, this is an 80's flick. And yes everything about the 80's seems silly and lame to us now. But if you take a moment to think back, that's how the 80's were. Despite all it's weaknesses, this still is an enjoyable film. So loosen up, watch the movie, and have a little fun.

Oh and by the way, I'm giving this film a 9, not based it's technical merit, but purely for the fun factor!


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