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Step Up (2006)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Music | 11 August 2006 (USA)
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.

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Omar
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Bill Freeman
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Mac's Mother (as Carlyncia Peck)
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Storyline

In Baltimore, the troublemaker and street dancer Tyler Gage lives with his foster parents in a lower class neighborhood. His best friends are Mac Carter and his little brother Skinny Carter and they used to hang around together, going to parties and stealing cars. After being expelled from a party, the trio breaks in the Maryland School of Arts and commits vandalism, destroying the stage. Tyler is arrested and sentenced to 200 hours of community service in the school and Director Gordon assigns him to help the janitor cleaning the place. One afternoon, the ballet dancer Nora Clark sees Tyler dancing in the parking area and when her partner Andrew has a strain and Tyler offers to help her in the choreography, she accepts the offer; they rehearsal and become close to each other while Tyler becomes friend of the students Miles Darby and Lucy Avila. When Andrew returns, Tyler that is known for quitting everything he starts gives up dancing and leaves Nora alone. After an incident, Tyler ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Every second chance begins with a first step.

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Crime | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, brief violence and innuendo | See all certifications »

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11 August 2006 (USA)  »

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Let's Dance  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,659,573 (USA) (11 August 2006)

Gross:

$65,269,010 (USA) (13 October 2006)
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Trivia

The original title of this film was going to be "Music High". See more »

Goofs

When Nora is first talking to Tyler about him being her partner, her necklace switches from side to side. See more »

Quotes

Nora: I found a rehearsal partner. So now I won't miss a beat when Andrew gets back.
Nora's Mom: Your applications arrived from Cornell and Brown. I put them on your bed. Remember our deal, Nora. If you don't get a job from the showcase you go to school in the fall.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, clips from a contest held by the movie along with Ciara for dancers to submit videos via MySpace are shown. See more »

Connections

References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

(When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me
Written by Sean Paul (as Sean Paul Henriques), Donovan Bennett, Nigel Staff, Jason Henriques, Ron Fair, and Keyshia Cole
Produced by Donovan "Vendetta" Bennett
Keyshia Cole produced by Ron Fair
Performed by Sean Paul featuring Keyshia Cole
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Keyshia Cole appears courtesy of A&M Records
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Whoa..
22 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie couldn't make me feel better. The actors brought it alive, and it was good overall. The songs made me feel like I was in the movie. It must've been really fun to make this and then watch your progress at the end. I've never taken dance or anything, but watching this movie inspired me. I'd love to take that kind of dance. It's modern ballet right? Well anyways, if you haven't seen this yet, you should. It'll bring you alive. I was just talking about seeing it before but now.. I wanna try it. It seems like you can make anything happen with a friend by your side and somebody to guide you through. Oh and by the way, I give props to the actors. They were greatt.


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