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Step Up 3 Synopsis
Street dancers team with a college freshman for a high-stakes, hip-hop showdown.

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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It boasts a generous exuberance and, as entertainment products go, it's surprisingly sweet.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Step Up 3D isn't, in dramatic terms, a very good movie, but it's the first film in a while to use 3-D as more than a marketing ploy; it...
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63

Washington Post

The main reason to see Step Up 3D is for the high-energy dancing and innovative camerawork, and on those points it delivers.
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63

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The actors, aside from Sevani, were clearly not cast for their mad acting skills.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Rhythmically, athletically and energetically, Step Up 3D does not disappoint.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
While several of the dance sequences admittedly pack a visual pop, the added dimension does the hokey scripting and some of the acting no...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Aimed at teens and tweens, the almost-squeaky-clean Step Up 3-D shamelessly piles on the corn, stacking it so high that it's bound to tilt...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Step Up 3D is so lacking in any kind of edge, it might as well be "High School Musical: The Hip-Hop Edition."
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Watching this movie in 3-D is very much like sticking one's head in a blender and hitting "pulse."
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
In Step Up 3D, what's going on is: nothing.
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oh look! ANOTHER step up movie!!!

By i2isagrl
airbrush anyone? but seriously though, it's not like the cast was so unsightly that much "image adjustment" was required. they look like modern version of technicolor at some points. okay, so the...

Step up 3

By Jcsdude
I took my girlfriend to see this movie, because she really loved the other 2. This movie is obviously about dancing. Don't expect great acting, and definitely don't expect the writing to be close to...

Pure Entertainment

By daisymae18
While the acting is mediocre and the plot is predictable and basic, the dancing is worth the price of admission. This movie is simply and purely entertainment in the same way that most sitcoms are --...

Step Up 3

By Theatreguy
My wife and I are both big fans of dance. We follow several of the dancing shows on TV. Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance to be specific. Since neither show is being broadcast...

Dancing?

By LTMF 2
I,personally ,can't like a movie with such a bad script and acting,but,the kids' talent is awe-inspiring. Just.....it seems to me like it's more gymnastics than dancing....but that's just me. Clean...

Five Word Review

By LJM1280
Step Up 2 Much Better...

Step Up 3 Movie Review

By Asianfreak
70 out of 100 Non-stop dancing fun....

Five Word Review

By bsjk10
good movie great dancing entertaining...

Step Up 3D

By kerwinn
Not very realistic, seemed like the Hollywood version of life, very contrived....

go see it

By vslaughing
good movie go and see it...

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Rated PG-13 | For brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Fun dance routines are best part of otherwise boring movie.
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