Step Up (franchise)

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Step Up is an American dance drama multi-media franchise created by Duane Adler. The franchise includes of five films, a spin-off film and a television series. The series has received generally mixed reviews from critics. It has grossed a collective total of $650 million.

Step Up
Created byDuane Adler
Original workStep Up
Owned byLionsgate Films
Years2006–2019
Films and television
Film(s)
Television seriesStep Up: High Water (2018–2019)
Audio
Soundtrack(s)

FilmsEdit

Film Release date Director Screenwriter(s) Producer(s) Status
Main series
Step Up August 11, 2006 (2006-08-11) Anne Fletcher Duane Adler and Melissa Rosenberg Jennifer Gibgot, Adam Shankman, Patrick Wachsberger and Erik Feig Released
Step Up 2:
The Streets
February 14, 2008 (2008-02-14) Jon M. Chu Toni Ann Johnson and Karen Barna
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 (2010-08-06) Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer
Step Up Revolution July 27, 2012 (2012-07-27) Scott Speer Amanda Brody
Step Up:
All In
August 8, 2014 (2014-08-08) Trish Sie John Swetnam
Spin-off
Step Up:
Year of the Dance
June 26, 2019 (2019-06-26) Ron Yuan Wendy Li Jennifer Gibgot, Adam Shankman, Jon M. Chu, Dede Nickerson and Zeng Tian Released

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 (Andie and Chase) 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 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)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.

Spin-offEdit

Step Up: Year of the Dance (2019)Edit

Step Up: Year of the Dance is a spin-off film and was 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.

Television seriesEdit

Step Up: High Water (2018–2019)Edit

A television series titled Step Up: High Water was released on January 31, 2018 on YouTube Red, now YouTube Premium.[1] On May 22, 2018, it was announced that YouTube had renewed the series for a second season.[2] The second season premiered on March 20, 2019.[3]

On August 16, 2019, the series was cancelled after two seasons.[4]

Principal castEdit

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Characters Films Television series
Step Up Step Up 2:
The Streets
Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution Step Up:
All In
Step Up:
High Water
2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2018–2019
Tyler Gage Channing Tatum
Nora Clark Jenna Dewan
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
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
Hair Chris Scott
Cable Harry Shum, Jr.
Julien Joe Slaughter
Vladd Chadd "Madd Chadd" Smith
Violet Parris Goebel
Monster Luis Rosado Luis Rosado
Martin and
Marcos Santiago
Martin Lombard
and
Facundo Lombard
Martin Lombard
and
Facundo Lombard
Eddy Misha Gabriel
William "Bill" Anderson Peter Gallagher
Jason Hardlerson Stephen "tWitch" Boss
Alexxa Brava Izabella Miko
Jasper Stephen "Stevo" Jones
Janelle Baker Lauryn McClain
Tal Baker Petrice Jones
Dondre Marcus Mitchell
Davis Jimenez Carlito Olivero
Odalie Allen Jade Chynoweth

CrewEdit

Crew / detail Film
Step Up Step Up 2:
The Streets
Step Up 3D Step Up Revolution Step Up:
All In
2006 2008 2010 2012 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 Buena Vista Pictures Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Lionsgate Entertainment Lionsgate Films
Release date August 11, 2006 February 14, 2008 August 6, 2010 July 27, 2012 August 8, 2014
Running time 103 minutes 98 minutes 107 minutes 99 minutes 112 minutes

ReceptionEdit

Box officeEdit

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 [5]
Step Up 2: The Streets February 14, 2008 $58,017,783 $92,798,917 $150,816,700 #1083 $17.5 million[6] [7]
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 $42,400,223 $116,891,586 $159,291,809 #1526 $30 million [8]
Step Up Revolution July 27, 2012 $35,074,677 $105,396,069 $140,470,746 #1862 $33 million [9]
Step Up: All In August 8, 2014 $14,904,384 $71,261,262 $86,165,646 $45 million[failed verification] [10]
Total $215,725,188 $435,214,560 $650,939,748 [11][dead link]
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Critical and public responseEdit

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic CinemaScore
Step Up 20% (105 reviews)[12] 48 (23 reviews)[13] A-[14]
Step Up 2: The Streets 27% (63 reviews)[15] 50 (20 reviews)[16] A-[14]
Step Up 3D 47% (120 reviews)[17] 45 (23 reviews)[18] B+[14]
Step Up Revolution 42% (96 reviews)[19] 43 (22 reviews)[20] B+[14]
Step Up: All In 42% (52 reviews)[21] 45 (17 reviews)[22] B+[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Petski, Denise (December 19, 2017). "'Step Up: High Water': Trailer & Premiere Date For YouTube Red Series Based On Film Franchise". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (May 22, 2018). "'Step Up: High Water' Renewed For Season 2 By YouTube". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (January 24, 2019). "'Step Up: High Water': First Look At Season 2 Of YouTube Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "Series 'Step Up: High Water' & 'Wayne', Pilot 'Dark Cargo' Seek New Homes As YouTube Steps Up Scripted Pullback". Deadline Hollywood. August 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "Step Up (2006)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Step Up 2 the Streets (2008)". The-numbers.com. Retrieved 2019-01-26.
  7. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  8. ^ "Step Up 3D (2010)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  9. ^ "Step Up Revolution (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  10. ^ "Step Up: All In (2014)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  11. ^ "Step Up Movies at the Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  12. ^ "Step Up". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  13. ^ "Step Up Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  14. ^ a b c d e "CinemaScore". CinemaScore. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
  15. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  16. ^ "Step Up 2: The Streets Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  17. ^ "Step Up 3D". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 4, 2020.
  18. ^ "Step Up 3D Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  19. ^ "Step Up Revolution". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 4, 2020.
  20. ^ "Step Up Revolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  21. ^ "Step Up: All In". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  22. ^ "Step Up: All In Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 7, 2014.