Memorable Moments in Movies: John C. Reilly’s Dance in “You Got the Touch” Boogie Nights Scene

I think it’s a pretty widely accepted point of view that Boogie Nights was a fantastic movie. While Mark Wahlberg did a solid job as Dirk Diggler I think we can all safely agree that it was characters played by John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Heather Graham, Burt Reynolds, William H. Macy and certainly others (Robert Ridgely, Thomas Jane, Alfred Molina, Luis Gonzalez, and more ) that made this movie the beast that it was. My personal favorite characters in the movie have got to be John C. Reilly’s character Reed Rothchild and Hoffman’s Scotty J.

But if there’s one defining moment of parody and greatness in this movie it’s hands down the “You Got the Touch” scene.  It’s not Wahlberg’s awful singing that gets me.  And don’t get me wrong, that’s pretty hilarious.  It’s the dancing that John C. Reilly does at 55 seconds into this clip.

Not only is the dancing hilarious but if you look at closely you’ll see that Reilly has incredible rhythm.  I’m being dead serious here.  He’s a legitimately good dancer in this scene.  If you can stop laughing for 2 seconds as you watch this you’ll see the skills are there.

Add Comment

American Horror Story BMF Cobra Kai Dexter Hawkeye Heels Money Heist Ozark Shark Tank Squid Game Stranger Things Succession Ted Lasso The Mandalorian
Meet the Top Cast of Grown-ish
All You Need To Know About Ice-T Daughter, Chanel Nicole Marrow
9 Best Heart-Stopping Horror Movies of All Time
Action Adventure Comedy Documentary Drama Fantasy Horror Movie Lists Mystery Romance Sci-Fi Thriller
7 Cozy Movies to Watch This Christmas
Zombieland (2009)
Zombieland (2009): Meet the Original Movie Cast & Characters
5 Characters We’d Like to See in Mortal Kombat 2
Comics Lists News Things You Didn't Know Whatever Happened To
7 Celebrities Who Shockingly Got Cheated On!
Will Armor Wars Work Better as a Movie?
Emily Carey
Who Is Emily Carey? The Actress Behind Queen Alicent’s Character
Ranking the Top 10 Jujutsu Kaisen Characters
Ranking the Top 10 Demon Slayer Characters
Revisiting Netflix’s Devilman Crybaby
Is It Time To Put An End To The Pokemon Anime?
5 of The Most Ridiculous Characters in Mortal Kombat
5 Characters We’d Like to See in Mortal Kombat 2
Duke Nukem Is Finally Getting The Movie Treatment
Guy Uses Colonist IO to Propose to Girlfriend