Breakin' (1984)

Breakin' is one of THE most educational movies ever made. Watch the trailer, then we'll talk.

See what I mean? Pretty incredible right? For me, this was my introduction to hip hop culture and Ice-T wearing spiked bracelets. It also taught me that, despite the fact that I'm white, I too can have a street dancing nickname like Special K and fall in love with a guy named Ozone. It even taught me magic:

But I must say, the most important lesson that this film teaches is that dancing truly can bring people together and the lack of breakdancing leads to violence. Case in point: this scene featuring Jean Claude Van Damme and his lazy-eyed future kickboxing enemy Michel Qissi (Tong Po):

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