Movie: Do the Right Thing
Sneaker: Nike Air Jordan IV

The damage to Buggin' Out's cement Air Jordan IVs from a Tropicana-swigging white boy in a Larry Bird tee is a great cinematic moment, as this righteous individual uses a substantial scuff to bemoan gentrification. For all the bluster (and an alleged outlay of $108 including tax), and despite it being the hottest day of a New York summer, Buggin' Out resorts to bellowing rather than a heavily-discussed beatdown, but he embodies the frustration of anyone with even the mildest sneaker disorder, making this the greatest of all sneaker movie moments.