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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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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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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Channing Tatum, who starred in Step Up (2006), reprises his role in a short cameo. See more »

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

1. he know from the word go that the female lead was not a ballet dancer. 2.he humiliates her on the first day by having her try to come up with a street dance piece off the top of her head to romantic music used for ballet dancing. 3. when it is revealed that she can't do it, he insists she does after school 1 to 1 ballet classes with him everyday. and lastly 4. at the first sign of trouble he expels the female lead without even giving her a chance to explain anything. See more »

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Chase Collins: So that's it, huh?
Andie: [sighs] I guess so...
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Also released in a 3D version. See more »

Connections

Followed by Step Up All In (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Lights Off (feat. International Jones)
Written by Daniel Johnson, Trick Daddy (as Maurice Young), Richard Jones, Charles Young
Performed by Trick Daddy
Courtesy of Slip-N-Slide Records/Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Moderately fun film
17 February 2008 | by darkloveforever_101See all my reviews

"Step Up 2 the streets" is a movie that is for a fun, "no-thinking" outing. The sequel to the popular "Step Up" was obviously not as good as the first (sequels and prequels never really are) but it was a fun film to watch.

There was a few good comedic scenes, and the street dancing really was incredible, especially at the end of the movie. This kind of movie is obviously going to be a little bit predictable and cheesy, but still- it's fun to see with some friends on a Saturday night.

Also, the soundtrack really helped improve the movie; there were many excellent, cool songs playing throughout the film, such as "The Way I are" by Timbaland and "Low" by Flo-rida ft. T-Pain.

If you give it a chance, you may enjoy it. It depends on whether or not you enjoy feel-good, funny dance movies. If not, then don't go see it! The final verdict: Step Up 2 is a moderately fun film.


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USA

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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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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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