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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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Smiles
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Felicia
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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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$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,125,429 (USA) (17 February 2008)

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$58,017,783 (USA) (22 May 2008)
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Trivia

Finalists from MTV's America's Best Dance Crew (2008), the JabbaWockeez, appear in the movie briefly wearing their signature white masks. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Chase Collins: Andie!... Come 'ere
Andie: You should really wait your turn... ooooh
Chase Collins: Couldn't
Andie: I didn't know you could Salsa?
Chase Collins: There's a lot you don't know about me, Andie
Andie: Which is surprising, considering how much you talk about yourself
Chase Collins: ooooh
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Connections

Spoofed in How I Met Your Mother: The Time Travelers (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake Your Pom Pom
Written by Missy Elliott (as Melissa A. Elliott), Tim Mosley,
Slick Rick (as Ricky Walters), Doug E. Fresh (as Douglas Davis), Marcus Miller, Mark Stevens
Performed by Missy Elliott
Courtesy of GoldMind, Inc./Atlantic Recording Corporation
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Dancing Makes The Movie
16 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I actually thought that the movie was pretty good. It's not as bad as the reviews that it's getting, just don't go in expecting to get an Oscar performance. The storyline was a little all over the place. Typical teen dance movie. BUT the dancing is amazing couldn't keep my eyes off the screen. Robert Hoffman did a decent job, he really lays the charm in throughout the whole movie. The dance scenes make the entire movie. Ethnically, it is such a diverse cast of people, there is someone for everyone to identify with. The soundtrack is insanely good also. By the end of it you will be quoting lines and wanting to dance for sure.


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