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Step Sisters (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 19 January 2018 (USA)
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Jamilah has her whole life figured out. She's the president of her sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, is student liaison to the college dean, and her next move is on to ... See full summary »

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Charles Stone III

Writer:

Chuck Hayward
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Cast

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Megalyn Echikunwoke ... Jamilah
Eden Sher ... Beth
Lyndon Smith ... Danielle
Gage Golightly ... Libby
Alessandra Torresani ... Amber
Nia Jervier ... Saundra
Marque Richardson ... Kevin
Naturi Naughton ... Aisha
Matt McGorry ... Dane
Sheryl Lee Ralph ... Yvonne Bishop
L. Warren Young ... Langston Bishop
Robert Curtis Brown ... Dean Berman
Ashlee Brie Gillum ... Cheryl (as Ashlee Gillum)
Jene Moore Jene Moore ... Alani
Asia Alvarez Asia Alvarez ... Black Sorority Girl #2
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Jamilah has her whole life figured out. She's the president of her sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, is student liaison to the college dean, and her next move is on to Harvard Law School. She's got it all, right? But when the hard-partying white girls from Sigma Beta Beta embarrass the school, Jamilah is ordered to come to the rescue. Her mission is to not only teach the rhythmically-challenged girls how to step dance, but to win the Steptacular, the most competitive of dance competitions. With the SBBs reputations and charter on the line, and Jamilah's dream of attending Harvard in jeopardy, these outcast screw-ups and their unlikely teacher stumble through one hilarious misstep after another. Cultures clash, romance blossoms, and sisterhood prevails as everyone steps out of their comfort zones.

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Stomp It Like It's Hot

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, partying, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

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19 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ain't No Half Steppin' See more »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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In Netflix the translation of the title of the movie is incorrect. The movie is called in spanish "Hermanastras", that means in english "Stepsisters" as the legal term (daughters from different mother/father who then got married) which has nothing to do with the real title and meaning of the movie about the step dance and sisterhood. See more »

Quotes

Yvonne Bishop: Isn't this is a great surprise?
Jamilah: Like Pearl Harbor.
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References DuckTales (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

That's My Girl
Written by Lukas Loules, Tinashe (as Tinashe Kachingwe), Alexander Erik Kronlund
Performed by Fifth Harmony
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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If you're going to watch it, watch it until the end.
25 January 2018 | by CharlieHereSee all my reviews

I read some bad reviews where people quit watching or didn't seem to get the point? I mean, if it's not your cup of tea, then fair enough. I like a bit of light-hearted drivel now and again, and I did get Pitch Perfect and Bring It On vibes, but I absolutely love any film or TV series that explores social issues in new and interesting ways. I love the characters in this, especially the protagonist, everyone is shown to have their flaws and it's always great to see actual character arcs. The characters and even the ideas presented by the movie are somewhat stereotypical at first, but this does change the more you watch, and the more you get to know the characters- which I thought was really clever! There are some hilarious scenes, amazing dancing and I wasn't disappointed by the end. While it has its flaws (e.g wee bits of awkward acting) and while it isn't the most amazing film I've ever seen, I really enjoyed it and recommend it!


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