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Anime and Manga
- In Hate, Buddy and Valerie are at a party after one of their bigger fights, and the drunker she gets, the more out of control she gets, and eventually she starts dancing:
"C'mon, you faggots! I'll dance with anyone who's name isn't Buddy Bradley!"
Films — Animation
- In Happy Feet, Mumble angry-dances at Gloria when they have their lover's quarrel. Bonus points for scuffing snow at her.
Films — Live-Action
- Footloose's warehouse sequence
- Hot Rod parodies the sequence from Footloose.
- Hedwig and the Angry Inch. That's enough anger for several inches.
- In The Breakfast Club, Andrew does this. Oddly enough, it's his reaction to getting stoned.
- Sunday School Musical, where the main character gets bad news and goes to the roof to briefly dance around all mad
- Stomp. Angry Black Men dance about.
- In Dil To Pagal Hai, a Bollywood movie, the Un Lucky Childhood Friend dances in anger. It was called the "Dance of Envy".
- The Bring It On series, most specifically, the "Krumping" from Bring It On: All or Nothing.
- Billy Elliot managed to actually pull this trope off well, in the scene where he's angry-tapdancing to "A Town Called Malice" by the Jam.
- High School Musical
- One of the last scenes of Swing Kids has Robert Sean Leonard doing one of these.
- The Popeye movie has Bluto doing this, singing about how mean he is, and tearing down the Oyl family house all at once.
- In Once Were Warriors "Boogie Heke" does a Haka in an very powerful scene.
- In Beasts of No Nation, the Commandant psyches up his Child Soldiers to throw themselves into heavy fire by leading then in a war song and dance.
- "Bret's Angry Dance" from Flight of the Conchords. This song is instrumental, and is played when Bret starts dancing to vent his anger on being fired from the band. The dance closely follows the style of Kevin Bacon's angry dance in Footloose.
- On 30 Rock, Liz suggests that a former classmate is gay at a class reunion. He replies by saying "I'm so mad all I can do is dance," and begins to do so.
- Peep Show: "Great. Now I'm getting an angry lap dance."
- Mad Men: Ken (of all people) does an angry tapdance◊ in the "The Crash" episode. He has the cane because he hurt his foot in a car crash caused by SCDP's client, and he's hopped up on some kind of drugs given to the whole office by a Dr. Feelgood type of guy, so he is not brimming with the milk of human kindness, but after all, IT'S HIS JOB!
- Subverted in Bunheads. Sasha has a dream sequence in which she expresses her anger towards her parents constant fighting and their emotional neglect of her in a dark and sensual dance but it's set to the light bouncy tune and silly lyrics of the They Might Be Giants version of "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)".
- Lampshaded in Ally McBeal when John gets furious at Nelle for being a snobby Rich Bitch. He dances frantically in his office and Richard comes in. He points out to John that it's his Angry Dance. John replies that HE'S ANGRY!
- In Pretty Little Liars Hanna pulls off one while prepping for the talent portion of a pagent. She was supposed to demostrate her skill to her coach, but instead she loses it in a Narm fit of rage crumping. Only barely Makes Sense In Context.
- Mike Chang has one in Glee after his father forbids him from participating in the school production of West Side Story, and from pursuing his dream of becoming a professional dancer.
- Barry in The Goldbergs suggests that Erica do one like on Footloose, even though she complains that there's no such thing as angry dancing. He procedes to demonstrate by recreating Kevin Bacon's warehouse dance in the school gym.
- Pat Benatar's "Love is a Battlefield", starting here.
- Madonna's video for "Human Nature".
- Michael Jackson: Virtually every music video since Billie Jean.
- The infamous "Panther Ending" from Black or White.
- Played straight in Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself", in which a couple's passive-aggressive fighting over tiny things—hogging the blanket, making the bed, one closing the refrigerator just as the other tries to look in it—is elaborately choreographed.
Myths & Religion
- Happens a lot in Hindu Mythology. The God Shiva, who is both the God the Destroyer and the God of Dance, danced a spectacularly angry dance, called Rudra Tandava, when his wife Sati immolated herself. It does not end too well for her tormentors.
- Ironically, Barney & Friends.
- In season 1 episode 5, the Bullies (minotaur-like brutes) start a dance clearly reminiscent of a Haka before charging.
- So do the Sadida warriors in season 1 episode 19.
- Bob's Burgers: Bob freaks out their deranged house guest when he tells him that he was never a mannequin, and the mannequin he loves is probably in a dump somewhere. Linda is furious at Bob.
Linda: Oh, I'm so mad I could stomp!Gene: Do it, Mom! Do the stompy dance! She's doing it!
- Gravity Falls brings us Sev'ral Timez. They are a batch of genetically engineered clones created for the purpose of being the perfect boy band. When Mabel demands that her friends be removed from the premises, the clones throw them out of her room by dancing agressively and causing them to back out of the doorway.
- The Maori, the native people of New Zealand, have the War Haka, famously used by the "All Blacks" rugby union team. They perform a war dance before each game.
- The Hawaii [Rainbow] Warriors, football team of the University of Hawaii, do a Haka before games, as do several other American college football teams with significant numbers of Pacific Islander players.