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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.

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Cast

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David (as Omari Grandberry)
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Rico (as Jarell Houston)
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Rashann (as Dreux Frederic)
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Vick (as DeMario Thornton)
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Marty
Jerome Jones ...
Sonny
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Toya (as Tuere 'Tanee' McCall)
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Lil Saint
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Wade
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Max (as Robert James Hoffman III)
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Emerald (as Michael 'Bear' Taliferro)
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Storyline

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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Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and sexual references | See all certifications »
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30 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$40,066,497 (USA) (9 April 2004)
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Trivia

Omarion Grandberry (David), J-Boog (Rico), Lil' Fizz (Rashann), and Raz B (Vic) were members of the now-split-up hip hop group B2K, and Marques Houston (Elgin) was a member of Immature and is now solo. Jarell is Marques' cousin. Chris Stokes, who happens to be the writer for this movie, is a producer for both B2K and Marques Houston. See more »

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Although the Big Bounce dance at the end was being covered by TV crews, you can actually see this movie's film cameras and crew trying to blend in and shoot the action from various angles. See more »

Quotes

[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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Referenced in Not Until You Dance (2005) See more »

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Written by Aceyalone (as Edwin M. Hayes Jr.) and H. Owens
Performed by Aceyalone featuring Riddlore
Courtesy of Project Blowed & Decon, Inc.
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dance!
4 September 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Okay, it is not a good movie. I agree. But this is also not a movie one should go to with high expectations. Come on!

This one is about being young, about music, and above all: about dance. And it is a good one in the latter. So stop whining about the shortcomings of the story (if any at all). It's about dance, and man, can they dance!

I can actually imagine people think this movie really sucks. But hell, if one does not want to look at a dance movie, why go and see this one?

This movie is not a pretentious one. So why judge it on something that it is not trying to be (A great movie with a great story).


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