You Got Served (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Music  |  30 January 2004 (USA)
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In order to achieve their dream of opening a recording studio, two friends (Omarion, Houston) must first win their city's dance contest -- a fierce competition that pits them against a group of tough street dancers.


(as Christopher B. Stokes)


(as Christopher B. Stokes)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David (as Omari Grandberry)
Rico (as Jarell Houston)
Rashann (as Dreux Frederic)
Vick (as DeMario Thornton)
Jerome Jones ...
Toya (as Tuere 'Tanee' McCall)
Lil Saint
Max (as Robert James Hoffman III)
Emerald (as Michael 'Bear' Taliferro)


YOU GOT SERVED follows the competitive world of street dancing where crews battle each other for money and respect. Elgin and David are best friends and leaders of the best dance crew in the area. When another town's top group challenges them to a battle, David and Elgin, along with their buddies, must create and perfect the most cutting edge moves in order to remain on top. The stakes are raised as friends double-cross each other and true motives are revealed. When the biggest battle comes to town, David and Elgin must work past their differences to prove that they are still the best crew on the streets. Written by anonymous

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Make your move See more »


Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and sexual references | See all certifications »




Release Date:

30 January 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Street Style  »

Filming Locations:

Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,123,105 (USA) (30 January 2004)


$64,623 (South Africa) (20 August 2004)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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It took the dancers two weeks to learn the opening dance sequence. See more »


During the Big Bounce, right after Lil' Kim announces both Wade's Crew and the Lil Saints have tied, Wade strides up next to her. But when it cuts to the next shot, he's seen from the back standing with his crew. When it cuts back to Lil Kim, Wade is not standing by her (this whole sequence takes about 2 or 3 seconds). See more »


[first lines]
Mr. Rad: Time. Yeah. Now that's what I'm talking about. Yeah! I like it like this. These two crews right here is what I call bad. I'm talking bad as in utter bad. But it's up to you to decide which crew walks away with this here $600 in the hat.
[crowd cheers]
Mr. Rad: Okay, let's settle down. Let's settle down, now. Now, by round of applause, you decide who the baddest crew is tonight. Let's hear it for Vick's crew.
[cheers, applause]
Mr. Rad: All right, let's hear it for David and Elgin's crew.
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Written by D. Robertson
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Like Polio, this should be wiped from the face of the Earth.
28 August 2004 | by (Hamilton, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Let's start off with the best part of the movie. Steve Harvey. This man is usually funny, or at least mildly humourous. In this movie, he had maybe 5 lines, all of them not funny. We would believe that he, as a dance off judge, has more power than the apparent bad ass "gansta" boss.

The dancing looked good. I commend the people in the movie for their talent, but the movie stank. Like an old septic system. The acting was substandard at best, the direction poor, timing lousy and the characters were 2 dimensional. Not to mention that the "competition" movie is a terrible cliche.

I wanted to write a better review, but I feel as if a percentage of my brain wasted away while watching this horrible thing.

Don't bother with it.

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