A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds.

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A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds.

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One of three films that Lucinda Dickey would go onto star for the studio which included the sequels, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984) and Ninja III: The Domination (1984). See more »

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When Ozone, Turbo and Kelly pose in the last shot of their Dance Montage, the actors marker is on the bottom of the floor. See more »

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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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