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The first major breakdancing film, Breakin' stars Lucinda Dickey as a dancing student who dislikes the hidebound regimen of her demanding teacher. She breaks free from terpischorean tradition when she befriends a bunch of street kids devoted to breakdancing. Within a year of its release, Breakin' spawned a sequel, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo.


Critic Reviews for Breakin'

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Audience Reviews for Breakin'

  • Dec 06, 2012
    This movie was a lot better than I expected. Yes, it is cheesy, but it has a great message for youth which still holds true. Plus the music is awesome, the dancing is amazing, and it makes you want to get out of your seat and start breakin' along with them. This movie is a lot of fun.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Jun 25, 2008
    The Grandfather of every "dancer with a dream" movie - and it's hard to dislike it.
    Marcus W Super Reviewer
  • Apr 09, 2008
    wow I would have never dressed like that!! still nice music through all the movie.. this was the granfather of step up and you got served!! I prefer the new ones even that the music is the same bits and pieces from here and there!!!
    Sergio E Super Reviewer
  • Feb 21, 2008
    Gloriously bad, but meant to be cutting edge. Good times.
    Robert C Super Reviewer

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