Breakin' (1984)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 4, 1984
DVD Release Date: August 5, 2003
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

the movie has a certain entertainment value, especially considering its place in cinema history

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Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

When I was ten, I thought it was the coolest movie I'd ever seen.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Ruim a ponto de ser divertido, é um produto típico dos anos 80; uma verdadeira cápsula do tempo. Que, diga-se de passagem, jamais deveria ser aberta.

David Cornelius

Breakdancing was a man-made scourge, and Breakin' is the price we had to pay for our arrogance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
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… More
Megan S
Cute 80's movie. Go leg warmers and spandex! Look out for Jean-Claude Van Dam's first ever on-screen appearance!
Robert C
Gloriously bad, but meant to be cutting edge. Good times.
Marcus Woolcott
The Grandfather of every "dancer with a dream" movie - and it's hard to dislike it.
Dean McKenna
The dancing scenes are wonderful but as a whole, this is pretty lane.
Leo L
A movie from my childhood. Love it!!