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Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 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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K-Mel (as Kejamel 'K-Mel' Howell)
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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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Drama | Music | Romance

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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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Budget:

$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$58,006,147 (USA) (16 May 2008)
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Jon M. Chu: The director in the scene with the stunt double rehearsing, during the crew-recruiting montage. See more »

Goofs

During the rain dance, it is obvious they are dancing on mats, and not on the ground. You can see the indents of the dancers' feet and hands in the "ground" plus you can see wrinkles in the mats on the wide aerial shots. See more »

Quotes

Andie: Ow! Pointing hurts!
Blake Collins: Yeah, it's supposed to.
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Referenced in Unfriended (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

The Potion
Written by Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges), Tim Mosley
Performed by Ludacris
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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not bad at all!
23 March 2008 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

I didn't expected this movie to be much fun, but it was! The story obviously wasn't that great and the ending was predictable. But this movie didn't pretend to be "intelligent", it never tries it! The story is told clearly and there aren't to much unnecessary scenes. The dancing is good and there are various funny scenes! Everything a entertaining mainstream movie has to have. The acting is mostly OK, no major problems found, although there are a lot of stereotypes used in the movie (the handsome white guy, the envious ex-girlfriend, the "Looser", the "bad" black guy,...). But which movie doesn't have them? I also like the soundtrack, a lot of good tracks can be hear with great dancing performances. This movie deserves 5 out of ten points!


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