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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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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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Christopher McDonald was offered the chance to reprise his role of James from Breakin' (1984) but he turned it down. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Turbo dances all around the room, there is a hole in the ceiling (close to the skylight) through which one can see the movement as they spin the room around to create the illusion. See more »

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Ozone: Girls are whack, man!
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Performed by Firefox (Toi Overton, Paulette McWilliams)
Written by Ollie E. Brown, Jerry Knight, Attala Z. Giles
Produced and Arranged by Ollie E. Brown for Brown Sugar Productions
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The Best Back Then
5 May 2001 | by (New York, New Yorkk) – See all my reviews

Somehow I never managed to see the original Breakin but from what I've read it's not necessary. I saw this movie as a child in the 80's and I was enthralled. I guess it's my dancer nature that drew me in. I watched this movie for years seriously. Today, however, it's extremely funny. It's so cheesy that I question how I sat thru it once. Then the breakdancing resumes and I remember why. Even though the film is a comedy to me now, I recommend it to anyone who can still relate to the eighties objectively.


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