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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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Release Date:

30 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$64,623 (South Africa) (20 August 2004)
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Wade and Max were originally one character. However it was later changed into two characters. See more »

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During the final battle. Omarion Grandberry's character has his hat knocked off when another dancer puts his arm around his neck, but almost directly after that the camera changes and his hat is back on securely. 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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Written by Freeway (as Leslie Pridgen), Justin Smith and Paul Zayas
Performed by Freeway featuring Peedi Crakk
Courtesy of Roc-a-Fella Records, L.L.C.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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