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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 overview, first billed only:
... Andie
... Chase
... Moose (as Adam G. Sevani)
... Sophie
... Missy
... Hair
Mari Koda ... Jenny Kido
Janelle Cambridge ... Fly
... Monster
... Cable
... Smiles
... Felicia
... Tuck
Kmel Howell ... K-Mel (as Kejamel 'K-Mel' Howell)
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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Taglines:

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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Step Up 2  »

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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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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

Right before Sophie kisses Moose, his hat is backwards. When she kisses him it is forward, then after the kiss it is backwards again. See more »

Quotes

Moose: [after tasting tofu dog, sings:] Tastes like candy canes - at Christmas.
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Soundtracks

Bring Me Flowers
Written by Hope Shorter
Performed by Hope Shorter (as Hope)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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See it for the dancing!!
23 February 2008 | by See 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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