Step Up (film series)

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Step Up
Directed by Anne Fletcher (1)
Jon M. Chu (23)
Scott Speer (4)
Trish Sie (5)
Produced by Erik Feig (14)
Jennifer Gibgot (15)
Adam Shankman (15)
Patrick Wachsberger (14)
Garrett Grant (4)
Screenplay by Duane Adler (1)
Melissa Rosenberg (1)
Toni Ann Johnson (2)
Karen Barna (2)
Amy Andelson (3)
Emily Meyer (3)
Amanda Brody (4)
John Swetnam (5)
Story by Duane Adler (1)
Starring Channing Tatum
Jenna Dewan
Briana Evigan
Robert Hoffman
Rick Malambri
Sharni Vinson
Ryan Guzman
Kathryn McCormick
Adam Sevani
Alyson Stoner
Music by Aaron Zigman (12, 4)
Bear McCreary (3)
Jeff Cardoni (5)
Cinematography Michael Seresin (1)
Max Malkin (2)
Ken Seng (3)
Karsten Gopinath (4)
Brian Pearson (5)
Edited by Nancy Richardson (1)
Nicholas Erasmus (2)
Andrew Marcus (23)
Matt Friedman (4)
Avi Youabian (4)
Niven Howie (5)
Production
company
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures (1)
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (23)
Lions Gate Entertainment (45)
Release dates 2006 – present
Country United States
Language English
Budget $98,000,000
Box office $650,939,748

The Step Up films are a series of dance/romance-drama films created by Duane Adler. The first film, Step Up, directed by Anne Fletcher, was released in 2006. Jon M. Chu went on to direct its two sequels: Step Up 2: The Streets and Step Up 3D. While followed by the fourth film Step Up Revolution, was directed by Scott Speer and the fifth film Step Up: All In, was directed by Trish Sie.

Films[edit]

Step Up (2006)[edit]

Main article: Step Up (film)

Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora (Jenna Dewan).

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)[edit]

Romantic sparks occur between two dance students from different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.

Step Up 3D (2010)[edit]

Main article: Step Up 3D

A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown.

Step Up Revolution (2012)[edit]

Main article: Step Up Revolution

A group of Flash Mob dancers, lead by Sean (Ryan Guzman), and the daughter (Emily (Kathryn McCormick)) of a hotel Tycoon, attempt to save their Miami slum homes from being developed into hotels.

Step Up: All In (2014)[edit]

Main article: Step Up: All In

All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

Untitled 6th Installment (TBA)[edit]

A sixth Step Up film has reportedly begun the early casting stages. Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan had been approached to star in the film but he declined due to his prior commitments to Bollywood period romantic drama Mohenjo Daro.[1]

Principal cast[edit]

Character Film
Step Up Step Up 2: The Streets Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution Step Up: All In
Tyler Gage Channing Tatum  
Nora Clark Jenna Dewan  
Lucy Avila Drew Sidora  
Miles Darby Mario  
Omar Heavy D  
Camille Gage Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner
Andie West   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
Martin Santiago   Martin Lombard   Martin Lombard
Marcos Santiago   Facundo Lombard   Facundo Lombard
Sean Asa   Ryan Guzman
Emily Anderson   Kathryn McCormick  
Eddy   Misha Gabriel
William Anderson   Peter Gallagher  
Alexxa Brava   Izabella Miko
Jasper   Stephen "Stevo" Jones
Violet   Parris Goebel

Crew[edit]

Film Director Producer Writer Composer Editor Cinematographer
Step Up Anne Fletcher Erik Feig, Jennifer Gibgot, Adam Shankman, Patrick Wachsberger screenplay:
Duane Adler
Melissa Rosenberg
story:
Duane Adler
Aaron Zigman Nancy Richardson Michael Seresin
Step Up 2: The Streets Jon M. Chu Toni Ann Johnson & Karen Barna Nicholas Erasmus, Andrew Marcus Max Malkin
Step Up 3D Amy Andelson & Emily Meyer Bear McCreary Andrew Marcus Ken Seng
Step Up Revolution Scott Speer Erik Feig, Jennifer Gibgo, Garrett Grant, Adam Shankman, Patrick Wachsberger Amanda Brody Aaron Zigman Matt Friedman, Avi Youabian Karsten Gopinath
Step Up: All In Trish Sie Jennifer Gibgot, Adam Shankman John Swetnam Jeff Cardoni Niven Howie Brian Pearson

Reception[edit]

Box office performance[edit]

Film Release date Box office gross Box office ranking Budget Reference
North America Outside North America Worldwide All time North America All time worldwide
Step Up August 11, 2006 $65,328,121 $48,866,726 $114,194,847 #931 $12 million [2]
Step Up 2: The Streets February 14, 2008 $58,017,783 $92,798,917 $150,816,700 #1083 $23 million [3]
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 $42,400,223 $116,891,586 $159,291,809 #1526 $30 million [4]
Step Up Revolution July 27, 2012 $35,074,677 $105,396,069 $140,470,746 #1862 $33 million [5]
Step Up: All In August 8, 2014 $14,904,384 $71,261,262 $86,165,646 [6]
Total $215,725,188 $450,118,444 $650,939,748 $98 million [7]
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  • (A) indicates the adjusted totals based on current ticket prices (calculated by Box Office Mojo).

Critical response[edit]

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
Step Up 19% (103 reviews)[8] 48 (23 reviews)[9]
Step Up 2: The Streets 27% (62 reviews)[10] 50 (20 reviews)[11]
Step Up 3D 46% (117 reviews)[12] 45 (23 reviews)[13]
Step Up Revolution 42% (90 reviews)[14] 43 (22 reviews)[15]
Step Up: All In 42% (45 reviews)[16] 45 (17 reviews)[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/hrithik-roshan-approached-for-step-up-6/1/379586.html
  2. ^ "Step Up (2006)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Step Up 2 the Streets (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Step Up 3-D (2010)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Step Up Revolution (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Step Up: All In (2014)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Step Up Movies at the Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Step Up". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Step Up Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Step Up 2 the Streets". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Step Up 3". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Step Up 3-D Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Step Up Revolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Step Up: All In". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Step Up: All In Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.