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Step Up

Rebellious street dancer Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) gets an unexpected chance to Step Up to a new life when his community service sentence for vandalism lands him in a school for fine arts, under the tutelage of an aspiring dancing student named Nora (Jenna Dewan). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 103
Theater Release: 10 Aug 2006
Video Release: 02 Jul 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Step Up is rated PG-13: for thematic elements, brief violence and innuendo.

Director: Anne Fletcher
Cast: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff
Studio: 2006 Touchstone Pictures

Detailed Review

Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) is a white boy growing up in the hood. Shuffled from one foster home to the next, he amuses himself with street dancing, petty theft and… 
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Why Is Step Up Rated PG-13?

The harsh realities of inner city life are portrayed, with teens engaging in fistfights and… 
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Talk It Over

Tyler and his friends are convinced the Maryland School of the Arts is an institution… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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