Step Up (film series)

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Step Up series
Starring Channing Tatum
Jenna Dewan
Briana Evigan
Robert Hoffman
Rick Malambri
Sharni Vinson
Kathryn McCormick
Ryan Guzman
Music by Aaron Zigman
Bear McCreary
Studio Summit Entertainment
Offspring Entertainment
Distributed by Touchstone Pictures (2006–2010)
Lionsgate (2012-present)
Release dates 2006–present
Country United States
Language English
Budget $98,000,000
Box office $564,774,102

The Step Up films are a series of dance/romance-drama films based on the characters by Duane Adler and Melissa Rosenberg. The first film, Step Up, directed by Anne Fletcher and Mico Heltborg, was released in 2006. Jon M. Chu went on to direct its two sequels: Step Up 2: The Streets and Step Up 3D. Chu went on only to produce the fourth entry, Step Up Revolution, while Scott Speer directed it. Although the films have had a mixed to negative reception from film critics, they received positive responses from audiences and have been commercially successful, grossing over $564 million worldwide.[1]

Films[edit]

  1. Step Up (2006)
  2. Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
  3. Step Up 3D (2010)
  4. Step Up Revolution (2012)
  5. Step Up All In (2014)

Cast and characters[edit]

Character Film
Step Up Step Up 2: The Streets Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution Step Up All In[2]
Tyler Gage Channing Tatum  
Nora Clark Jenna Dewan  
Lucy Avila Drew Sidora  
Miles Darby Mario  
Omar Heavy D  
Camille Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner
Andie   Briana Evigan   Briana Evigan
Chase Collins   Robert Hoffman  
Robert "Moose" Alexander III   Adam Sevani
Jenny Kido   Mari Koda
Hair   Chris Scott
Monster   Luis Rosado   Luis Rosado
Sophie Donovan   Cassie Ventura  
Blake Collins   Will Kemp  
Cable   Harry Shum, Jr.  
Luke Katcher   Rick Malambri  
Natalie   Sharni Vinson  
Julien   Joe Slaughter  
Jason Hardlerson   Stephen "tWitch" Boss
Vladd   Chadd Smith
The Santiago Twins   Martin & Facundo Lombard   Martin & Facundo Lombard
Sean Asa   Ryan Guzman
Emily Anderson   Kathryn McCormick  
Eddy   Misha Gabriel
William Anderson   Peter Gallagher  

Crew[edit]

Position Film
Step Up Step Up 2: The Streets Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution Step Up All In
Director Anne Fletcher Jon M. Chu Scott Speer Trish Sie
Writers Duane Adler Toni Ann Johnson Amy Andelson Amanda Brody John Swetnam
Melissa Rosenberg Karen Barna Emily Meyer
Composer Aaron Zigman Bear McCreary Aaron Zigman  

Reception[edit]

Box office performance[edit]

Film Release date Box office revenue Box office ranking Budget Reference
United States and Canada Other territories Worldwide All time United States and Canada
Step Up August 11, 2006 $65,328,121 $48,866,726 $114,194,847 #931 $12,000,000 [3]
Step Up 2: The Streets February 14, 2008 $58,017,783 $92,798,917 $150,816,700 #1083 $23,000,000 [4]
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 $42,400,223 $116,891,586 $159,291,809 #1526 $30,000,000 [5]
Step Up Revolution July 27, 2012 $35,074,677 $105,396,069 $140,470,746 #1862 $33,000,000 [6]
Step Up All In July 25, 2014
Total $200,820,804 $363,953,298 $564,774,102 $98,000,000

Critical reaction[edit]

The series has overall had a mixed to negative reception. The review aggregator, Metacritic has the films receiving a rating of between 43 for the lowest rated, Step Up Revolution and 50 for the highest rated Step Up 2: The Streets. Based on the review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, the mostly positively received film in the series is the third film, Step Up 3D, with 46% of 117 critics listed on the website giving a positive review. The first film in the series, Step Up is the most negatively received film with only 19% of 103 critics listed on Rotten Tomatoes giving a positive review.

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
Step Up 19% (103 reviews)[7] 48 (23 reviews)[8]
Step Up 2: The Streets 27% (60 reviews)[9] 50 (20 reviews)[10]
Step Up 3D 46% (117 reviews)[11] 45 (23 reviews)[12]
Step Up Revolution 44% (82 reviews)[13] 43 (22 reviews)[14]
Average ratings 34% 47

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step Up Movies at the Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Returning Cast Announced for Step Up 5". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved 2013-09-10. 
  3. ^ "Step Up". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. ^ "Step Up 2 the Streets". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. ^ "Step Up 3-D". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  7. ^ "Step Up". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Step Up". Metacritic. CBS. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets". Metacritic. CBS. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Step Up 3D". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Step Up 3-D". Metacritic. CBS. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Metacritic. CBS. Retrieved September 6, 2012.