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Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)

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Release Date: Nov 1, 2008 Wide

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A self-taught dancer from Detroit realizes that it takes more than natural talent to succeed in the real world when she is rejected from the most prestigious ballet academy in New York and takes one last shot at making her dreams come true. Kate Parker may be the best dancer that Detroit has to offer, but in New York she's just another wannabe entertainer with stars in her eyes. Ever since she was a young girl, all Kate wanted was to perform with the American Ballet Academy. She's sure she has

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Drama

Jan 20, 2009

Sony Pictures

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All Critics (4) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (2) | DVD (1)

Attractive cast, predictable girl-lives-dream story and lots of great dancing.

November 7, 2008 Full Review Source: The Age (Australia)
The Age (Australia)

You feel sorry for the real-life dancers on screen here...

October 31, 2008 Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

Doesn't have a fraction of its predecessor's pizzazz.

October 31, 2008 Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)
FILMINK (Australia)

It might be formulaic and predictable, but there's plenty of appeal in this energy-filled film about reaching for your dreams. Set in the world of dance, the story is as much about passion as it is about ballet and hip hop.

October 28, 2008 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
Urban Cinefile

Audience Reviews for Center Stage: Turn It Up

This ballet drama of the American Ballet Academy is getting much better than the original because it has high energy and traffic-stopping dance moves like the following sequel of Step Up - amazing!
April 26, 2009
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Dean McKenna

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Not realistic. AT ALL. Only recommended for fans of dance movies.
March 15, 2010
juliryan

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chemistry was great. but i was laughing my head off because what happened in the end was the unlikeliest thing ever! an untrained dancer getting accepted into one of the most prestigious BALLET schools in the country? yeahh..okay.
May 8, 2009
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