Step Up 2 the Streets Synopsis
A rebellious street dancer (Briana Evigan) tries to adapt at an elite arts academy.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Human-spirit cliches and all, the movie accomplishes job one: It moves. It also has a choice soundtrack, spiced by the likes of Missy...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The wall-to-wall soundtrack naturally features plenty of today's leading hip-hop and R&B artists, including Flo Rida, T-Pain, Missy Elliott...
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Entertainment Weekly

In a sequel that features the original's Channing Tatum only in cameo, a Baltimore teen (Briana Evigan, very winning) enrolls at an arts...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

So when it comes to rawness, realness or any other signifier of urban authenticity, Step Up 2 The Streets doesn't measure up, especially...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
A sequel arrives for Valentine's Day with the unwieldy title Step Up 2 the Streets. If it performs as well, watch for "Step Up 3: the...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Unabashedly earnest, completely predictable and packed with enough high-voltage dance scenes to make any audience applaud.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The current, much better Canadian movie "How She Move" has a more realistic grip on the racial politics of hip-hop-dance.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Step Up 2 is one long, clichéd exercise in predictability with a couple of vibrant dance sequences and some unintentionally hilarious bad...
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By James Berardinelli
Much of the average viewer's time in the theater will be spent waiting somewhat impatiently for the high-energy climax. Catnaps are an...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The stepping is terrific and the climactic sequence, a knowing nod to the infamous Bollywood "wet sari" number, is a knock out. But the...
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By movie_fanatic10
This was by far the best dance movie i've ever seen!! i had the chills practically through the entire time!!! i'm in a dance team myself and it makes me want to do the stuff they have in this...

My opinion

By movie.superstar
I think that this will be a good movie because the last movie was really good. I thought it was funny, and had a good rythym. It may have a few cuse words, just like the last one did, but there...


By Pirate rock 21
i loved the first movie and i hope this one will go oer the top.. can't this movie come out faster.....

What happened?!

By NascarGirl
Just saw the movie and I have to say that the dancing was amazing and the music definitely made you wanna move. However, I did have some issues with the fact that some things seen in the previews...

Step up 2

By littlecutie143ss
Step up to was soo good the dance was fantastic!!!!!...

It was GREAT!

By Tee541
I think that this movie was awesome. It was not as good as the first, though. The music could have been better but I recomend it to everyone who want to see a new dance movie!...

I loved it

By catholicgirl24
I went to this movie with my friend and we LOVED it. It was really good. The soundtrack is totally awsome and the dancing was outstanding!!!...

DO NOT SEE THIS OMG Not Worth Our Money!!!

By ganjaboat
Well If I wanted to see strippers dance I would of taken my girl to Scores...This movie had to have been the most boring movie I've seen in years. It was so bad I wouldn't suggest seeing this on a...

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By cutelillissy
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looks stupid

By Eliud
looks stupid...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For language, some suggestive material and brief violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Electrifying dance elevates an almost boring film.
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