Step Up (franchise)
|Created by||Duane Adler|
|Original work||Step Up (2006)|
|Owner||Lions Gate Entertainment|
|Films and television|
|Film(s)||List of films|
|Television series||Step Up (2018–present)|
Step Up (alternatively titled Sexy Dance in French, Chinese, and Canadian territories) is an American romantic dance film multi-media franchise created by Duane Adler for the first film in the series, Step Up (2006). The franchise includes six films and a television series. The series has received generally mixed reviews from critics. It has grossed a collective total of $651 million.
Step Up (2006)
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 Clark (Jenna Dewan).
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Romantic sparks occur between two dance students (Andie and Chase) from very different backgrounds at the Maryland School of the Arts.
Step Up 3D (2010)
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)
A group of flash mob dancers led by Sean (Ryan Guzman) and the daughter of a hotel tycoon, Emily (Kathryn McCormick), attempt to save a Miami strip populated by a tight-knit community from being developed into hotels.
Step Up: All In (2014)
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.
Step Up: Year of the Dance (2019)
Step Up: Year of the Dance is a 2019 Chinese film directed by Ron Yuan. Youth from different social classes in Beijing come together to form China's best dance crew and learn what it really means to be family. It was released in theaters internationally on June 26, 2019, and in the U.S. on digitally on January 21, 2020.
|Film||U.S. release date||Director||Screenwriter(s)||Producer(s)|
|Step Up||August 11, 2006||Anne Fletcher||Duane Adler & Melissa Rosenberg||Erik Feig, Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot & Patrick Wachsberger|
|Step Up 2: The Streets||February 14, 2008||Jon M. Chu||Karen Barna & Toni Ann Johnson|
|Step Up 3D||August 6, 2010||Emily Meyer & Amy Andelson|
|Step Up Revolution||July 27, 2012||Scott Speer||Amanda Brody|
|Step Up: All In||August 8, 2014||Trish Sie||John Swetnam|
|Step Up: Year of the Dance||January 21, 2020||Ron Yuan||Wendy Li||Zeng Tian, Jon M. Chu, Adam Shankman, Dede Nickerson & Jennifer Gibgot|
|Step Up||1||10||January 31, 2018||YouTube Red||Holly Sorensen||Released|
|2||10||March 20, 2019||YouTube Premium|
Step Up (2018–present)
A television series is based on the film series simply titled Step Up: High Water was released on January 31, 2018 on YouTube Red. YouTube renewed the series for a second season in May 2018, premiering on March 20, 2019.
The series was cancelled after two seasons in August 2019, but in May 2020, the series was announced to have been renewed and picked up for third season on Starz. It is also renamed as Step Up in this season.
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|Step Up||Step Up 2 The Streets||Step Up 3D||Step Up Revolution||Step Up: All In||High Water||Season 3|
|Tyler Gage||Channing Tatum|
|Nora Clark||Jenna Dewan|
|Lucy Avila||Drew Sidora|
|Camille Gage||Alyson Stoner||Alyson Stoner||Alyson Stoner|
|Andrea "Andie" West||Briana Evigan||Briana Evigan|
|Chase Collins||Robert Hoffman|
|Robert "Moose" Alexander III||Adam G. Sevani|
|Jenny Kido||Mari Koda|
|Monster||Luis Rosado||Luis Rosado|
|Cable||Harry Shum, Jr.|
|Blake Collins||Will Kemp|
|Sophie Donovan||Cassie Ventura|
|Vladd||Chadd "Madd Chadd" Smith|
|Jason Hardlerson||Stephen "tWitch" Boss|
|Martin Santiago||Martin Lombard||Martin Lombard|
|Marcos Santiago||Facundo Lombard||Facundo Lombard|
|Luke Katcher||Rick Malambri|
|Sean Asa||Ryan Guzman|
|Emily Anderson||Kathryn McCormick|
|William "Bill" Anderson||Peter Gallagher|
|Alexxa Brava||Izabella Miko|
|Jasper||Stephen "Stevo" Jones|
|Janelle Baker||Lauryn McClain|
|Tal Baker||Petrice Jones||Keiynan Lonsdale|
|Dondre Hall||Marcus Mitchell|
|Rigo Octavio||Terrence Green|
|Davis Jimenez||Carlito Olivero|
|Odalie Allen||Jade Chynoweth|
|Poppy Martinez||Kendra Oyesanya|
|Al Baker||Faizon Love|
|Collette Jones||Naya Rivera||Christina Milian|
|Marquise Howard||Terayle Hill|
Additional crew and production details
|Crew / detail||Film|
|Step Up||Step Up 2: The Streets||Step Up 3D||Step Up Revolution||Step Up: All In|
|Composer||Aaron Zigman||Bear McCreary||Aaron Zigman||Jeff Cardoni|
|Editor(s)||Nancy Richardson||Andrew Marcus & Nicholas Erasmus||Andrew Marcus||Avi Youabian & Matthew Friedman||Niven Howie|
|Cinematographer||Michael Seresin||Max Malkin||Ken Seng||Karsten Gopinath||Brian Pearson|
|Production companies||Touchstone Pictures
|Distributor||Buena Vista Pictures Distribution||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures||Lionsgate Films|
|Running time||103 minutes||98 minutes||107 minutes||99 minutes||112 minutes|
|Film||U.S. release date||Box office gross||Box office ranking||Budget||Reference|
|North America||Outside North America||Worldwide||All time North America|
|Step Up||August 11, 2006||$65,328,121||$48,866,726||$114,194,847||#931||$12 million|||
|Step Up 2: The Streets||February 14, 2008||$58,017,783||$92,798,917||$150,816,700||#1083||$17.5 million|||
|Step Up 3D||August 6, 2010||$42,400,223||$116,891,586||$159,291,809||#1526||$30 million|||
|Step Up Revolution||July 27, 2012||$35,074,677||$105,396,069||$140,470,746||#1862||$33 million|||
|Step Up: All In||August 8, 2014||$14,904,384||$71,261,262||$86,165,646||$35 million|||
|Step Up: Year of the Dance||January 21, 2020||$388,518||$388,518|||
Critical and public response
|Step Up||20% (105 reviews)||48 (23 reviews)||A-|
|Step Up 2: The Streets||27% (63 reviews)||50 (20 reviews)||A-|
|Step Up 3D||47% (120 reviews)||45 (23 reviews)||B+|
|Step Up Revolution||41% (98 reviews)||43 (22 reviews)||B+|
|Step Up: All In||42% (52 reviews)||45 (17 reviews)||B+|
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