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Napoleon Dynamite's 10th b-day: Enjoy these sweet GIFs

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We're certain when Fox Searchlight Pictures plunked down $400,000 to make Napoleon Dynamite, they never guessed it would become a cult classic. Here are just a few of our favorite moments, in GIFs.

Napoleon Dynamite

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Transportation

Napoleon Dynamite and his stranger-than-strange brother, Kip, do things a bit differently — something all kids from a small town can relate to. So what is Kip to do when he wants to learn martial arts, but has no way to get to town? He and Napoleon engineer their own mode of transportation.

Napoleon Dynamite

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Sweet jumps

Speaking of modes of transportation, Napoleon and Pedro become fast friends when Napoleon learns that Pedro has a bike. The new BFFs decide to take Pedro's bike over some "sweet jumps," which doesn't go so well for Napoleon.

Napoleon Dynamite

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Smackdown

Ah, brotherly love. It is alive and well in this story. Kip and Napoleon are forever squabbling about something. Who can forget their tussle that ends with Kip exclaiming, "Let go of me! I think you're bruising my neck meat!"

Napoleon Dynamite

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Peer relationships

Napoleon Dynamite took us back to the halls of our high school wherein dwelled a mouth-breathing weirdo with an attitude. Cue the jocks, who made Napoleon's life miserable.

Napolean Dyamite

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Napoleon couldn't even enjoy his favorite snack, "tots" in peace.

Napoleon Dynamite

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Jazz hands

Jocks were probably just jealous of Napoleon's mad skills, like his "jazz hand" moves.

Napoleon Dynamite

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Sharp dresser

Or maybe they were jealous because he could rock a polyester Goodwill suit like none other.

Napoleon Dynamite

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Dance moves

Perhaps the high school studs envied Napoleon for his memorable dance moves.

Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

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Uncle Rico steak toss

We saved the best for last. This has got to be one of the best moments in cinematic history — Uncle Rico's steak throwing scene. Sheer genius.

Napoleon Dynamite

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