Step Up (film series)

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Step Up
Created by Duane Adler
Original work Step Up
Films and television
Film(s)
Web series Step Up: High Water (2017)
Audio
Soundtrack(s)

Step Up is an American dance drama multi-media franchise created by Duane Adler. Step Up consisted of five films and grossed over $651 million worldwide.

Films[edit]

Step Up (2006)[edit]

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)[edit]

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

Step Up 3D (2010)[edit]

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]

A group of flash mob dancers, led by Sean (Ryan Guzman), and the daughter Emily (Kathryn McCormick) of a hotel tycoon, attempt to save their Miami homes from being developed into hotels.

Step Up: All In (2014)[edit]

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.

Future[edit]

Chinese Step Up film (2017)[edit]

A Chinese-language film in the series is planned for release in 8 October 2017, with principal photography to begin December 9, 2016.[1]

Web series[edit]

Step Up: High Water (2017)[edit]

A web series titled Step Up: High Water, based on the franchise is currently in the works for YouTube Red. Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot, Meredith Milton, Emily Meyer, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are returning to the franchise serving as producers for the project.[2]

Principal cast[edit]

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Character Film Web series
Step Up
(2006)
Step Up 2:
The Streets

(2008)
Step Up 3D
(2010)
Step Up Revolution
(2012)
Step Up: All In
(2014)
Step Up: High Water
(2017)
Tyler Gage Channing Tatum  
Nora Clark Jenna Dewan Mentioned only  
Miles Darby Mario  
Lucy Avila Drew Sidora  
Camille Gage Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner
Andrea "Andie" West   Briana Evigan   Briana Evigan  
Chase Collins   Robert Hoffman     Mentioned only  
Robert "Moose" Alexander III   Adam G. Sevani  
Blake Collins   Will Kemp  
Sophie Donovan   Cassie Ventura  
Jenny Kido   Mari Koda  
Luke Katcher   Rick Malambri  
Natalie   Sharni Vinson  
Sean Asa   Ryan Guzman  
Emily Anderson   Kathryn McCormick Mentioned only  
Omar Heavy D  
Hair   Chris Scott  
Cable   Harry Shum, Jr.  
Julien   Joe Slaughter  
Vladd   Chadd "Madd Chadd" Smith  
Violet   Parris Goebel  
Monster   Luis Rosado   Luis Rosado  
Martin Santiago   Martin Lombard   Martin Lombard  
Marcos Santiago   Facundo Lombard   Facundo Lombard  
Eddy   Misha Gabriel  
William "Bill" Anderson   Peter Gallagher  
Jason Hardlerson   Stephen "tWitch" Boss  
Alexxa Brava   Izabella Miko  
Jasper   Stephen "Stevo" Jones  
Colette Jones   Naya Rivera
Sage Odom   Ne-Yo

Crew[edit]

Crew / detail Film
Step Up
(2006)
Step Up 2: The Streets
(2008)
Step Up 3D
(2010)
Step Up Revolution
(2012)
Step Up: All In
(2014)
Director Anne Fletcher Jon M. Chu Scott Speer Trish Sie
Producer(s) Adam Shankman
Jennifer Gibgot
Patrick Wachsberger
Erik Feig
Writer(s) Screenplay by:
Duane Adler
Melissa Rosenberg
Story by:
Duane Adler
Toni Ann Johnson &
Karen Barna
Amy Andelson &
Emily Meyer
Amanda Brody John Swetnam
Composer Aaron Zigman Bear McCreary Aaron Zigman Jeff Cardoni
Editor Nancy Richardson Nicholas Erasmus
Andrew Marcus
Andrew Marcus Matt Friedman
Avi Youabian
Niven Howie
Cinematographer Michael Seresin Max Malkin Ken Seng Karsten Gopinath Brian Pearson
Production company Touchstone Pictures
Summit Entertainment
Offspring Entertainment
Summit Entertainment
Distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Lions Gate Entertainment Lionsgate Films
Running time 103 minutes 98 minutes 107 minutes 99 minutes 112 minutes
Release date August 11, 2006 February 14, 2008 August 6, 2010 July 27, 2012 August 8, 2014

Reception[edit]

Box office[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 [3]
Step Up 2: The Streets February 14, 2008 $58,017,783 $92,798,917 $150,816,700 #1083 $23 million [4]
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 $42,400,223 $116,891,586 $159,291,809 #1526 $30 million [5]
Step Up Revolution July 27, 2012 $35,074,677 $105,396,069 $140,470,746 #1862 $33 million [6]
Step Up: All In August 8, 2014 $14,904,384 $71,261,262 $86,165,646 $45 million [7]
Total $215,725,188 $435,214,560 $650,939,748 $143 million [8]
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Critical and public response[edit]

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic CinemaScore
Step Up 19% (103 reviews)[9] 48 (23 reviews)[10] A-[11]
Step Up 2: The Streets 27% (62 reviews)[12] 50 (20 reviews)[13] A-[11]
Step Up 3D 46% (117 reviews)[14] 45 (23 reviews)[15] B+[11]
Step Up Revolution 42% (90 reviews)[16] 43 (22 reviews)[17] B+[11]
Step Up: All In 43% (46 reviews)[18] 45 (17 reviews)[19] B+[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (November 23, 2016). "‘Step Up 6’: Lionsgate & Chinese Partners Mounting Local-Language Franchise Sequel". Deadline.com. Retrieved November 23, 2016. 
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  4. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Step Up 3D (2010)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Step Up Revolution (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Step Up: All In (2014)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Step Up Movies at the Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Step Up". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Step Up Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "CinemaScore". cinemascore.com. Retrieved March 6, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Step Up 3D". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Step Up 3D Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Step Up Revolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Step Up: All In". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Step Up: All In Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.