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Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

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Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.

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Following the death of her parents, teen-aged Andie West is living with her mother's best friend, Sarah. Andie, who doesn't care about school, is trying to figure out where she fits in in life. The only thing she loves is dancing with her street crew, the 410, led by Tuck. The 410 are the most notorious of the street crews in Baltimore and are wanted by the police for their acts of vandalism and public mischief. Sarah threatens to send Andie to live with relatives in Texas unless she cleans up her act, which includes ending her association with the 410 and trying harder at school. Andie's neighborhood friend, Tyler Gage, convinces Andie to audition for entry into the Maryland School of the Arts (MSA), an institution which ended up turning his life around for the better. Andie passes the audition but isn't sure she fits in there. The school's director, Blake Collins, isn't sure she fits in there either. Blake is a brilliant dancer but looks for conformity to his way. After learning ... Written by Huggo

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It's not where you're from. It's where you're at.


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Rated PG-13 for language, some suggestive material and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,358,003 (UK) (21 March 2008)

Gross:

$58,006,147 (USA) (16 May 2008)
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With a worldwide box office gross of $150,816,700, Step Up 2: The Streets (2008) outperformed its predecessor by just over $30 million. See more »

Goofs

In the rain dance, Cable's red jacket is on and off between scenes. See more »

Quotes

Smiles: Yeah, they wanted me to fix my teeth.
Jenny Kido: I like you teeth!
Smiles: Thanks, I like your accent.
Jenny Kido: What accent?
Smiles: That accent you got... You have an accent.
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Referenced in Skins: Everyone (2008) See more »

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Work It
Written by Baby Blue (as Diamond Blue Smith), Spectacular (as Spectacular Blue Smith),
Slick Em (as Corey Mathis), Joseph Blue Smith
Performed by Pretty Ricky featuring Ckravin
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Best dancing ever seen but horrible acting and script
20 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A movie like step up 2 or almost any dance movie for that matter typically has poor writing/script and nothing beyond decent acting. the whole point of these movies is to take your breath away with dance moves and step up 2 does just that. trust me when i say this, the last scene of the movie is one for our generation, one of the best dance scenes in any movie, creative and different it will shock you. i thought stomp the yard had good dance moves and it did but this movie actually outdid that movie. i normally do not like dance movies, i did not like you got served, one of the worst movies ever made possibly, i did not like step up 1, etc. it starts slow to be honest and in the beginning it's nothing that you or i haven't seen before but everything comes together in the end and its great, the last scene and the dancing is what makes the movie and worth the price of admission.


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