You Need to Watch This Mashup of Classic Hollywood Dance Scenes Set to 'Uptown Funk' Immediately

Damn, Fred Astaire can really break it down.

By now, it's pretty clear that "Uptown Funk" is one of those super catchy songs that can be set to pretty much anything. Case in point? The awesome, mega-viral video (opens in new tab) that set the song to 100 iconic movie dance scenes. So what happens when you mix 2015 pop with 1950s tap dancing? That's what Nerd Fest UK decided to find out when they set the uptempo tune to 66 old movie dance scenes—and the results are glorious. 

Fred Astaire dancing gif

(Image credit: Marie Claire)

Don't believe me? Just watch. 

Diana Bruk
Diana Bruk

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