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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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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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Official Sites:

Official site

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:

$22,125,429, 17 February 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,017,783, 22 May 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,816,700
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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

Blake Collins doesn't do one thing right for all intents and purposes he is out of order. See more »

Quotes

Chase Collins: They just hatin' on you cause you dope.
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Connections

References Glitter (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Help But Wait
Written by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (as Mikkel Eriksen), Tor Erik Hermansen (as Tor Erik Hermansen),
Johnta Austin (as Johnta M. Austin)
Performed by Trey Songz featuring Plies
Courtesy of Songbook Entertainment, Inc./Atlantic Recording Corporation
Plies appears courtesy of Slip-N-Slide Records, Inc./Atlantic Recording Corporation
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See it for the dancing!!
23 February 2008 | by debikalSee all my reviews

The story lacks substance, but I did not see the movie for story... I saw it for the dancing and the dancing was great. I love all dance movies though. This was definitely the movie with the best dancing, but not necessarily the best storyline. Take the Lead was a better story, but the dancing could not compare. The new characters were cool too. They had pretty good chemistry. The movie kept me totally entertained the whole time even though it was totally predictable. Like I said the dancing was what I wanted to see and I was not at all disappointed. The last 15 minutes of the movie made it definitely worth an hour and a half of my time. If you like dancing you'll love it... if you don't then you won't!


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