When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.
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
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 »
In the rain dance, Cable's red jacket is on and off between scenes. See more »
I remember the first time I saw someone move like they were from another planet, I couldn't keep my eyes away. I was little mom took me to a jam session in the neighborhood, it started off small but word spread and soon some of the best dancers around were showing up to compete in something they eventually called the streets. It became home, I got a front row seat to history. I wanted to glide and spin and fly like they did, but it didn't come easy. My mom would tell me don't give up, just be ...
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Written by Lincoln Chase, Kay Werner-Kent, Sue Werner-McCarthy, Bryson Bernard, Rich Skillz (as R. Velonskis),
Theron Mankie Thomas, Timothy Jamahli Thomas, B.o.B. (as B. Simmons Jr.)
Performed by Cupid featuring B.o.B.
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Asylum Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Samples "The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)"
Performed by Shirley Ellis
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
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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