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Poll: Dancing "From" the Stars

These dances, routines and choreographies all have a thing in common: they were originated from movies and/or TV shows, generally the actor or actress who was asked to perform them or improvise. In some cases, the film it's most associated with isn't the original source of inspiration but nevertheless, we all owe these unforgettable steps and moves to the big and little screen.

Which of these 12 dances "from the stars" have you performed the most or (if you haven't) would you love to perform?

After voting, you might discuss the list here

Results of 278 votes:

  1. 1.

    Uma Thurman and John Travolta in Pulp Fiction (1994)

    The twist contest dance that Vince (John Travolta) and Mia (Uma Thurman) perform at Jack Rabbit Slims was copied, movement by movement, from the dance performed early in Fellini's classic 8½ (1963) by…
  2. 2.

    John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever (1977)

    The disco finger-pointing routine: When John Travolta first saw the rushes, he was greatly upset that his solo dance was cut in close-up. He called Robert Stigwood and vocalized his concerns. It didn'…
  3. 3.

    Anthony Quinn and Alan Bates in Zorba the Greek (1964)

    The Syrtaki: Anthony Quinn (Alexis Zorba) had a broken foot during filming, and thus couldn't perform the dance on the beach as scripted, which called for much leaping around. The dance is called &quo…

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