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Calling all b-boys! Breakdancing exploded in the 1980s as part of the young hip-hop scene in Brooklyn and the Bronx. On this list of the top b-boy films, you’ll find genre-defining films from the ‘80s, like Breakin’ and Beat Street. You'll also find acclaimed director Mario Van Peebles's 1985 hit, Rappin’. In addition, this list contains modern classics like You Got Served, a film that took the heart and soul of ‘80s breakdancing and mixed it up for a new generation.


Plenty of interesting documentaries on b-boy culture populate this list of the greatest breakdancing movies, as well. Check out
Planet B-boy for an international look at the breakdancing phenomenon. Vote up the best breakdancing movies below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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Wild Style is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Wild Style Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Lady Pink, Fab Five Freddy

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Step Up is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Step Up Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Heavy D

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Breakin' is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Breakin' Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T, Christopher McDonald

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Beat Street is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Beat Street Rae Dawn Chong, Mary Alice, Kadeem Hardison

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Step Up 2: The Streets is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Step Up 2: The Streets Channing Tatum, Cassie Ventura, Briana Evigan

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Step Up 3D is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Step Up 3D Sharni Vinson, Kathy Najimy, Alyson Stoner

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Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo Ice-T, Lucinda Dickey, Shabba Doo

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The Freshest Kids: A History o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies

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You Got Served is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
You Got Served Lil' Kim, Meagan Good, Steve Harvey

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Red Bull BC One is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies

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Style Wars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies

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Fast Forward is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Fast Forward Michael DeLorenzo, Don Franklin, Tamara Mark

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Breakin' and Enterin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Breakin' and Enterin Ice-T, Michael Chambers

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B-Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
B-Girl Aimee Garcia, Drew Sidora, Missy Yager

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Planet B-Boy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies

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Stomp the Yard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Stomp the Yard Chris Brown, Meagan Good, Shaffer Smith

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From Mambo to Hip Hop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies

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Inside the Circle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies

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That's Dancing! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
That's Dancing! Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly, Sammy Davis

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Kickin' It Old Skool is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Kickin' It Old Skool Maria Menounos, Vivica A. Fox, Emmanuel Lewis

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Delivery Boys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Delivery Boys Mario Van Peebles, Rodney Harvey, Ralph Cole Jr.

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Body Rock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Body Rock Lorenzo Lamas, Ray Sharkey, Grace Zabriskie

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Stomp the Yard: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Stomp the Yard: Homecoming Keith David, Tika Sumpter, Jasmine Guy

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Mismatched Couples is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Breakdancing Movies
Mismatched Couples Donnie Yen, Yuen Woo-ping, May Lo Mei-Mei