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A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.

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Ozone (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
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Turbo (as Michael 'Boogaloo Shrimp' Chambers)
Susie Coelho ...
Rhonda (as Susie Bono)
Harry Caesar ...
Byron
Jo De Winter ...
Mrs. Bennett
John Christy Ewing ...
Mr. Bennett
Steve Notario ...
Strobe / Electro-Rockers Dancer (as Steve 'Sugarfoot' Notario)
Sabrina García ...
Lucia
Lu Leonard ...
Head Nurse
Ken Olfson ...
Randall
Peter MacLean ...
Mr. Douglas
Herb Mitchell ...
Stanley
Sandy Lipton ...
Mrs. Snyder
William Cort ...
Howard Howard
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A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.

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Believe in the beat that's on the street, it's hoppin' and poppin', they're breakin' and lockin'. See more »

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Drama | Musical

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PG | See all certifications »

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Breakin' 2 is Electric Boogaloo  »

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$6,800,000 (USA)
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Movie was inspired by the events. The Radio-Tron was a youth center located in the MacArthur Park area and faced demolition. Youth director, Carmelo Alvarez, rallied the youth and community to march to Los Angeles City Hall in the effort to save the Radio-Tron. See more »

Goofs

An obvious stunt double is used when Turbo is falling down a set of stairs. See more »

Quotes

Ozone: Girls are whack, man!
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Jamin' in Manhattan
Performed by Jeff Tyzik
Written by Jeff Tyzik, Mike Boone and Bob Stein
Courtesy of Polydor Records
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So many funny moments!
6 March 2004 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Breakdancing is easily the funniest fad of the last 50 fifty years. There are so many hilarious moments in this movie, you will not regret renting it.

The fashion is audacious. The attitudes are ridiculous. The music is silly. But above all, it's entertaining. It's a high-budget visual spectacle that merits attention.

It's also a political piece. It's about rich versus poor, haves versus have-nots. Ultimately it's a testament to the will of the human spirit, be it poppin', rockin', or breakin'.

Boogaloo Shrimp is an awesome character. So is Shabadoo, and don't forget Sugarfoot. Ice T proves that he was a sell-out as way back as 1984.


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