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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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Jon M. Chu
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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Briana Evigan ... Andie
Robert Hoffman ... Chase
Adam Sevani ... Moose (as Adam G. Sevani)
Cassie Ventura ... Sophie
Danielle Polanco ... Missy
Christopher Scott ... Hair
Mari Koda Mari Koda ... Jenny Kido
Janelle Cambridge Janelle Cambridge ... Fly
Luis Rosado ... Monster
Harry Shum Jr. ... Cable
LaJon Dantzler ... Smiles
Telisha Shaw ... Felicia
Black Thomas ... Tuck
Kmel Howell Kmel Howell ... K-Mel (as Kejamel 'K-Mel' Howell)
Jeff 'Rapid' Ogle Jeff 'Rapid' Ogle ... Rapid
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

It's not where you're from. It's where you're at.

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, some suggestive material and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

During the last dance scene (in the rain), the character "Cable" (Harry Shum Jr.) with the tan hat has a jacket in some scenes and no jacket in others as do "Smiles" and "Hair". See more »

Quotes

[Andie is trying to get the dissenting mob's attention at the Dragon dance club]
Voice From Crowd: You are not the valedictorian!
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Alternate Versions

Also released in a 3D version. See more »

Connections

Featured in MsMojo: Top 10 Dance Battle Scenes in Movies (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm a G
Written by Yung Joc (as Jasiel Robinson), Bernard Freeman, Young Dro (as Djuan Hart), Chris Ussery
Performed by Yung Joc
Courtesy of Bad Boy Records LLC
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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It's not that bad!
26 February 2008 | by petya_89See all my reviews

Alright, it doesn't have what it takes to get the Oscar.... BUT I personally liked the dancing scenes, actually I was amazed by them ...! In my opinion the movie deserves the 8 points, after I read how hard was the shoot of the last dance .. in the rain... and after I saw the movie and the great dances I think this movie deserves a High opinion...

I would recommend it to people who want to get away for an hour and a half.. I enjoyed every minute of it.... the actors had some weak points, but all in all they did a good job to present the protagonists in the movie and they did a GREAT job with the dancing scenes!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

14 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Step Up 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,908,826, 17 February 2008

Gross USA:

$58,017,783

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,988,382
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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