Step Up 3

Step Up 3
Step Up 3
  • PG-13
  • 1h 47m
  • 2010
Rotten46%
Common Sense Media Iconage 12+
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New York's intense street-dancing underground comes alive as the raw, passion-fueled culture goes global. A tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip-hop dancers in a high stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Rotten46%
Critics Consensus: It may not contain believable acting or a memorable plot, but Step Up 3-D delivers solid choreography and stunning visuals.
Reviews
AV Club
Nathan Rabin
Rotten

Who needs competent acting and writing when there are so many shiny, pretty things flying right at...

June 22, 2017
London Evening Standard
Derek Malcolm
Rotten

Those who would like a storyline not caressed by clich had better beware.

June 22, 2017
At the Movies
A.O. Scott
Fresh

I think it actually honors the art form of dance, but not in a solemn, highbrow way.

June 22, 2017
Sydney Morning Herald
Giles Hardie
Rotten

By adding 3D, Step Up 3 has morphed from a film into that creepy guy who dances at you in clubs.

June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Fun dance routines are best part of otherwise boring movie.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the third installment in the Step Up franchise has some romance and some aggressive dance battles, but is overall an age-appropriate choice for younger teens. There's flirting, kissing, and at-times sexy dancing, but there's nothing truly risque, and the romance is tame by movie standards. One scene shows a violent club brawl, and all of the dance battles are aggressive and feature hostile dancers challenging each other. (And the 3-D makes the dance sequences all the more thrilling/intense.) Although the ultimate message is a positive one -- to follow your passion wherever it leads -- some of the characters make it seem like dancing is more important than attending college or pretty much any other responsibility.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:August 6, 2010
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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