Historical Circuit: Top 35 Dance Sequences in Film, Vol. 2

30. “Jingle Bell Rock” – Mean Girls (2004)

The slap heard round the world best describes this sexy Christmas dance from Mean Girls. The once home-schooled transfer student, Cady (Lindsay Lohan) shows she’s definitely out of Africa, embracing her inner high school girl in this thigh-slapping, waist-bending sway to “Jingle Bell Rock.” How did the parents not see those plastic skirts and midriff baring tops and not assume this wasn’t a dance for children?