MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 1,636 this week

StreetDance 2 (2012)

 -  Drama | Music | Romance  -  30 March 2012 (UK)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 5,983 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 62 critic

After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.

Directors:

,

Writer:

(characters)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON TV

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 26 Sep 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 13 Jan 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 05 Apr 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 25 Jun 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 06 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "StreetDance 2" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: StreetDance 2 (2012)

StreetDance 2 (2012) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of StreetDance 2.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.

Directors: Max Giwa, Dania Pasquini
Stars: Nichola Burley, Richard Winsor, Ukweli Roach
Step Up 3D (2010)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers,find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown.

Director: Jon M. Chu
Stars: Sharni Vinson, Rick Malambri, Adam G. Sevani
Drama | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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

Director: Jon M. Chu
Stars: Robert Hoffman, Briana Evigan, Cassie Ventura
Honey 2 (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.

Director: Bille Woodruff
Stars: Kat Graham, Randy Wayne, Aaron Benjamin
Save the Last Dance 2 (Video 2006)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. ... See full summary »

Director: David Petrarca
Stars: Izabella Miko, Columbus Short, Jacqueline Bisset
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

Director: Scott Speer
Stars: Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, Cleopatra Coleman
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.

Director: Darren Grant
Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tessa Thompson, Riley Smith
Step Up (2006)
Crime | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.

Director: Anne Fletcher
Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Damaine Radcliff
All Stars (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Two kids look to throw an ambitious dance show in order to save their struggling youth center.

Director: Ben Gregor
Stars: Theo Stevenson, Akai Osei-Mansfield, Ashley Jensen
Honey (2003)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Honey is a sexy, tough music video choreographer who shakes up her life after her mentor gives her an ultimatum: sleep with him or be blacklisted within their industry.

Director: Bille Woodruff
Stars: Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer, Romeo Miller
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A self-trained dancer from the streets of Detroit makes her way into the most prestigious ballet academy in New York.

Director: Steven Jacobson
Stars: Kenny Wormald, Rachele Brooke Smith, Sarah Jayne Jensen
Street Dance (1984)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Giampiero Mele
Stars: Marcello Modugno, Lara Lamberti, Deborah Ergas
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Eva
...
Ash
...
Manu
...
Female security guard
...
Eddie
...
Junior
...
French Goth Lorry Driver
...
Security
...
French Riot Police Officer
Stephanie Nguyen ...
Steph
...
...
Thug
Elisabetta Di Carlo ...
Bam Bam
...
Invincible Crew Member
Matthew David McCarthy ...
Security Guard
Edit

Storyline

After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

30 March 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Gatves sokiai 2  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When ash is thrown out after his first failed attempt against invincible, popcorn is seen flying up as a result of his impact against the the ground. However when the camera looks back down at him there is no popcorn on the ground around him. See more »

Connections

Follows StreetDance 3D (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Excellent display of a fusion of dances, with a highly contagious feel-good atmosphere
11 April 2012 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

For people who did not manage to catch Street Dance 3D (2010), it should come as good news that this sequel has no relation with its predecessor- other than two returning acts, Flawless and George Sampson. Street Dance 2 uses the dance scene in Europe as its backdrop, introducing a number of dances and adopting pretty much the same pattern as Street Dance 3D. However, compared to the original, this movie has a greater focus, which is to showcase the fusion of street dance with a popular Latin dance form, salsa.

The storyline, albeit cheesy, has a lot more punch and is more focused, centred as it is around a distraught Ash (Falk Hentshel) who after failing terribly at a dance battle is scouted by Eddie (George Sampson). The duo subsequently comb all over Europe for the best dancers to form their dance crew, with the aim of beating the 'Invincibles'. They chanced upon a salsa dancer Eva (Sofia Boutella), who eventually became crucial to their success. In between, there is some drama here and there, including the obligatory love story. However, those looking for some sparks will likely be disappointed, as the romance is as clichéd as it gets.

Nonetheless, as mentioned earlier, the movie does have the charms a dance movie ought to have, which are essentially supported by the dance sequences and the music. For instance, the difficulty of combining salsa and street dance was brought out through how Ash acquired the steps by taking lessons from Eva. A street dancer, who is trained to express himself as freely as he could, now needs to be disciplined and take into consideration of a partner to display elegance and passion. All these are complimented with a good mix of contemporary groovy dance mixes that engages the audience into the performance.

Also, to-watch-out-for is Sofia Boutella, who makes her feature film debut here. The French hip-hop dancer takes on a whole new different dance form yet shows no sign of being an amateur and comes off as a complete natural- certainly one of the highlights of the film.

As you would probably expect, Ash will end up being the hero who overcomes and emerges from his past failure to prove his worth. The grand finale is undoubtedly the climax of the whole visual experience. The dance routines were electrifying, a definite treat for all. The joy from the triumph was also very genuine and contagious.

Still, what remains as a really shortcoming for dance movies is its limited appeal for the uninitiated- perhaps a more solid-packed storyline and drama would enable it to broaden its appeal.

  • www.moviexclusive.com



16 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
hilarious !! Ammn
Its more like a music clip than a movie. alex-446-22937
Seriously?.... superleeroy-333-940873
I Liked It redmnelson
Oh my goodness.. shyshaishy
Dance? Oblivion14
Discuss StreetDance 2 (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?