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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Let the best moves win. See more »


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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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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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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Referenced in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) See more »


Written by Melvin Barcliff, Tim Mosley and Isaac Freeman III
Performed by Tim Mosley (as Timbaland) featuring Magoo and Fat Man Scoop
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Piece of sh*t to the extreme!
30 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Honestly, I've thrown this title around a lot, but no other film is more deserving then this piece of crap, this is "The Worst Movie I Have Ever Seen". The plot is complete garbage. It's not even the fact that it's cliché, it's the fact that if the writers of this film were going to use the cliché, they could of at least laid off the pot long enough to finish writing the script. It is complete nonsense. This film seems to have been made with a child's milk money. Sadly, Jennifer Freeman and Marquis Houston go momentarily comatose and forget they have any prior acting skills. I mean WTF!? Nobody in this film can act, not a SINGLE person. (Maybe Megan Good and she is barely in the film). I am so spent on this film, there is nothing else I can say to explain to you what a steaming pile of vile trash this film is. PLOT/STORY = Garbage, ACTING = Garbage, CHARACTERS = Garbage, DIALOG = Garbage. Save your money and your time, this film is terrible.

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