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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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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:

$18,908,826, 17 February 2008

Gross USA:

$58,017,783

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$150,988,382
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Robert Hoffman and Channing Tatum appeared together in She's the Man (2006). See more »

Goofs

In the final "Streets" competition, the DJ's mixer inside the venue changes between having iPods plugged into it and then being an turntable setup. When the competition moves outside, the iPod mixer is now in the trunk of the car with the sound system. See more »

Quotes

Andie: What's your deal? Boy bands making a comeback?
Chase Collins: Yeah, they actually offer a course on it here
[pause]
Chase Collins: I'm getting straight A's.
Andie: [sarcasm] That wouldn't surprise me.
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Alternate Versions

Also released in a 3D version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.120 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Everything I Can't Have
Written by Moises Vivanco, Robin Thicke, James Gass
Performed by Robin Thicke
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "Malambo No. 1"
Performed by Yma Sumac
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Dancing Makes The Movie
16 February 2008 | by GibMart7See all my reviews

I actually thought that the movie was pretty good. It's not as bad as the reviews that it's getting, just don't go in expecting to get an Oscar performance. The storyline was a little all over the place. Typical teen dance movie. BUT the dancing is amazing couldn't keep my eyes off the screen. Robert Hoffman did a decent job, he really lays the charm in throughout the whole movie. The dance scenes make the entire movie. Ethnically, it is such a diverse cast of people, there is someone for everyone to identify with. The soundtrack is insanely good also. By the end of it you will be quoting lines and wanting to dance for sure.


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