YMMV / Billy Elliot

This film provides examples of:

The musical adaptation provides examples of:

  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: "Expressing Yourself" features gigantic dancing dresses. No people, just dresses. It's supposed to be unrealistic, but that doesn't alleviate the weirdness very much.
    • Some performances of "Merry Christmas, Maggie Thatcher" feature a giant, puppeteer-esque INFLATABLE Maggie Thatcher looming over the stage/audience like a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon from Hell. She is nightmarish, captivating, horrifying... and never, ever mentioned again.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Mrs. Wilkinson giving the miners and policemen an impromptu ballet lesson towards the end of "Solidarity".