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)
Starring Channing Tatum
Jenna Dewan
Briana Evigan
Robert Hoffman
Rick Malambri
Sharni Vinson
Ryan Guzman
Kathryn McCormick
Music by Aaron Zigman (12, 4)
Bear McCreary (3)
Jeff Cardoni (5)
Production
  company
Summit Entertainment
Offspring Entertainment
Distributed by Touchstone Pictures (2006–2010)
Lionsgate (2012-present)
Release date(s) 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 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. 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 Actor Film
Step Up Step Up 2: The Streets Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution Step Up: All In
Tyler Gage Channing Tatum Yes Yes  
Nora Clark Jenna Dewan Yes  
Lucy Avila Drew Sidora Yes  
Miles Darby Mario Yes  
Omar Heavy D Yes  
Camille Gage Alyson Stoner Yes   Yes   Yes
Andie West Briana Evigan   Yes   Yes
Chase Collins Robert Hoffman   Yes  
Robert "Moose" Alexander III Adam Sevani   Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jenny Kido Mari Koda   Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hair Chris Scott   Yes Yes Yes Yes
Monster Luis Rosado   Yes Yes   Yes
Sophie Donovan Cassie Ventura   Yes  
Blake Collins Will Kemp   Yes  
Cable Harry Shum, Jr.   Yes Yes  
Luke Katcher Rick Malambri   Yes  
Natalie Sharni Vinson   Yes  
Julien Joe Slaughter   Yes  
Jason Hardlerson Stephen "tWitch" Boss   Yes Yes Yes
Vladd Chadd Smith   Yes Yes Yes
The Santiago Twins Martin & Facundo Lombard   Yes   Yes
Sean Asa Ryan Guzman   Yes Yes
Emily Anderson Kathryn McCormick   Yes  
Eddy Misha Gabriel   Yes Yes
William Anderson Peter Gallagher   Yes  

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
Writer Screenplay:
Duane Adler, Melissa Rosenberg
Story:
Duane Adler
Written by:
Toni Ann Johnson, Karen Barna
Written by:
Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer
Written by:
Amanda Brody
Written by:
John Swetnam
Composer Aaron Zigman Bear McCreary Aaron Zigman Jeff Cardoni

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 [2]
Step Up 2: The Streets February 14, 2008 $58,017,783 $92,798,917 $150,816,700 #1083 $23,000,000 [3]
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 $42,400,223 $116,891,586 $159,291,809 #1526 $30,000,000 [4]
Step Up Revolution July 27, 2012 $35,074,677 $105,396,069 $140,470,746 #1862 $33,000,000 [5]
Step Up: All In August 8, 2014 $13,724,000 $53,500,000 $67,224,000 [6]
Total $214,544,804 $417,453,298 $631,998,102 $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.The fifth film in the series, Step Up: All In , with 39% of 38 critics listed on the Rotten Tomatoes website giving a mixed to average review.

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
Step Up 19% (103 reviews)[7] 48 (23 reviews)[8]
Step Up 2: The Streets 27% (62 reviews)[9] 50 (20 reviews)[10]
Step Up 3D 46% (117 reviews)[11] 45 (23 reviews)[12]
Step Up Revolution 42% (90 reviews)[13] 43 (22 reviews)[14]
Step Up: All In 39% (38 reviews) [15] 45 (17 reviews)[16]
Average ratings 39% 44

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step Up Movies at the Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Step Up". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. ^ "Step Up 2 the Streets". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. ^ "Step Up 3-D". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. ^ "Step Up All In". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  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. 
  15. ^ http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/step_up_all_in/
  16. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/movie/step-up-all-in