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15 Of Cinema’s Best Dance Party Endings
Climactic song-and-dance numbers guaranteed to make you smile

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THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY (1998)

Song: ‘Build Me Up Buttercup’ by The Foundations
Dancing: Pretty much everything – expect the can-can, jiving and Cameron Diaz being thrown around a room…
 

It’s an obvious sign that a film has been a blast to shoot when its credits are this joyous. Combining a gag reel with a planned sing-along, it’s a flurry of flubs and fancy footwork, leaving the audience filing out with a massive grin and a strong desire to form a conga line. This is all helped, of course, by one of the catchiest and sweetest songs ever written. For an alternate take, check out this cover by ‘90s rock band The Goops, which features Jay and Silent Bob in the music video (and appeared on Mallrats’ soundtrack).
 

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1 Special Mention to...
... the dance at the end of 'Mirror, Mirror.' Was not wowed by the film, but that number made me get up and dance. More

Posted by HighwayJoe on Saturday February 15, 2014, 23:50

2 Tropic Thunder: Making Tom Cruise Awesome
Legends, the lot of you -- for making this. More

Posted by ASparePocket on Friday February 14, 2014, 22:26

3 what about the Blues Brothers!!!!!
Blues Brothers???!!!! Jail house rock sequence is awesome!! More

Posted by gordon_m_b on Thursday February 13, 2014, 04:09

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No Zatoichi? Are you mad? More

Posted by Klamath on Wednesday February 12, 2014, 17:35

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Effing love Beetlejuice, I do. More

Posted by Whistler on Wednesday February 12, 2014, 13:20

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What about "Dodgeball"? The Milkshake dance during the credits was unforgettable. More

Posted by the_rainman21 on Wednesday February 12, 2014, 00:24

7 Boy
The "Thriller" ending to Taika Waititi's NZ comedy Boy is a great example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-TiQXCJtRk More

Posted by Scruffybobby on Tuesday February 11, 2014, 20:12

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Great list, except I think Little Miss Sunshine should be on here :) Greg Kinnear and Steve Carell's dance moves are awesome :D' More

Posted by cool avfc on Tuesday February 11, 2014, 18:48

9 Zatoichi
You forgot Zatoichi (2003)... More

Posted by TheSilentJimbo on Tuesday February 11, 2014, 17:46

10 What about Fantastic Mr Fox?
There was a better dance ending than Return of the Jedi. More

Posted by Film2012 on Tuesday February 11, 2014, 17:25


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