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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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$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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Moose mentions that Blake Collins left MSA to dance with the Royal Ballet. Will Kemp (who plays Collins) was actually turned down by the Royal Ballet. See more »

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In the scene where Chase greets Andie 'good morning sunshine', if you look carefully on the blue-green chair besides Andie, you could see that the chair turned. See more »

Quotes

Moose: Well, there's a reason they're there and not here.
Moose: You should take a look for yourself. I think you'd be surprised.
Blake Collins: And you are?
Moose: I'm Robert Alexander the third, but you can call me Moose. I dance with their crew.
Blake Collins: You dance?
Moose: Damn right, I dance!
Moose: I can take you to where they are.
Blake Collins: Okay, Goose, let's go.
Moose: Heh, heh. No, no - it's Moose.
Blake Collins: Whatever.
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Ching-a-Ling
Written by Missy Elliott (as Melissa A. Elliott), Cainon Lamb, Marshall Leather,
Shawn Campbell
Performed by Missy Elliott (as Missy Elliott)
Courtesy of GoldMind, Inc./Atlantic Recording Corporation
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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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