From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Breakin' (1984, USA) is a Hip-Hop/Breakdancing Comedy-Drama-Romance film directed by Joel Silberg.


Main Details

  • Released on May 4, 1984
  • Color
  • Running time: 90 minutes
  • Production Co.: Golan-Globus Productions
  • Distribution Co.: Cannon Films
  • Directed by Joel Silberg
  • Written by Charles Parker, Allen DeBevoise and Gerald Scaife
  • Starring: Lucinda Dickey, Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones, Michael "Boogaloo Shrimp" Chambers

Plot Summary

  • A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds.


  • the beat of the streets is...
  • the dance explosion of the 80s
  • Push it to Pop it! Rock it to Lock it! Break it to Make it!
  • For The Break Of Your Life!
  • For the break of your life! Push it to pop it! Rock it to lock it! Break it to make it!
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