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Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Musical | 14 February 2008 (USA)
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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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Step Up 2  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,125,429 (USA) (15 February 2008)

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$58,006,147 (USA) (16 May 2008)
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Trivia

Channing Tatum who starred in the first Step Up reprises his role in a short cameo. See more »

Goofs

In the rain dance, Smiles is sometimes wearing a gray jacket and sometimes not. See more »

Quotes

Moose: [after tasting tofu dog, sings:] Tastes like candy canes - at Christmas.
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Haterz Everywhere
Written by B.o.B. (as Bobby Simmons), Carl Murray III, Robert Horton
Performed by B.o.B. featuring Wes Fif
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Dialogue laughable...Dancing beyond incredible
14 February 2008 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

As with the last user who commented, the reason for this score was purely the dancing. Now, to be fair, the acting abilities of the two main characters was average...even above average at times...though not stellar. However, their dancing was freaking SICK. I've seen a lot, and some of this freestyle was off the charts incredible. The only reason that I went to see this movie, in fact.

Briana Evigan (Andie) is an amazingly talented dancer. Her acting was actually not that bad, I was pleased. Robert Hoffman (Chase) was the typical charming, blond-haired and privileged pretty-boy...with an edge. His dancing was phenomenal, they were both exciting to watch. Their chemistry together was enough to make it hard to tear my eyes from the screen. If the trailers entertain you, and you're a fan of dance see this movie. Though the plot is weak, and the dialogue laughable, the dancing is enough to make spending your $8 on the ticket more than worth it.


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