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Step Up (film series)

Step Up series
Starring Channing Tatum
Jenna Dewan
Briana Evigan
Robert Hoffman
Rick Malambri
Sharni Vinson
Kathryn McCormick
Ryan Guzman
Music by Aaron Zigman
Bear McCreary
Studio 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 based on the characters by Duane Adler and Melissa Rosenberg. The first film, Step Up, directed by Anne Fletcher and Mico Heltborg, was released in 2006. Jon M. Chu went on to direct its two sequels: Step Up 2: The Streets and Step Up 3D. Chu went on only to produce the fourth entry, Step Up Revolution, while Scott Speer directed it. Although the films have had a mixed reception from film critics, they have been commercially successful, grossing over $564 million worldwide.[1]

Films

  1. Step Up (2006)
  2. Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
  3. Step Up 3D (2010)
  4. Step Up Revolution (2012)
  5. Step Up 5 (2014)

Cast and characters

Character Film
Step Up Step Up 2: The Streets Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution
Tyler Gage Channing Tatum  
Nora Clark Jenna Dewan  
Lucy Avilda Drew Sidora  
Miles Darby Mario  
Omar Heavy D  
Camille Gage Alyson Stoner   Alyson Stoner  
Robert "Moose" Alexander III   Adam Sevani
Jenny Kido   Mari Koda
Andie West   Briana Evigan  
Chase Collins   Robert Hoffman  
Sophie Donovan   Cassie Ventura  
Blake Collins   Will Kemp  
Cable   Harry Shum, Jr.  
Luke Katcher   Rick Malambri  
Natalie   Sharni Vinson  
Julien   Joe Slaughter  
Jason Hardlerson   Stephen "tWitch" Boss
Sean Asa   Ryan Guzman
Emily Anderson   Kathryn McCormick
Eddy   Misha Gabriel
William Anderson   Peter Gallagher

Reception

Box office performance

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]
Total $200,820,804 $363,953,298 $564,774,102 $98,000,000

Critical reaction

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.

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
Step Up 19% (103 reviews)[6] 48 (23 reviews)[7]
Step Up 2: The Streets 27% (60 reviews)[8] 50 (20 reviews)[9]
Step Up 3D 46% (117 reviews)[10] 45 (23 reviews)[11]
Step Up Revolution 44% (82 reviews)[12] 43 (22 reviews)[13]
Average ratings 34% 47

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