Save the Last Dance 2: Stepping Up (2006)

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As Sarah Johnson (Izabella Miko)'s ultimate dream of attending Julliard and becoming a professional ballerina begin to take roots in reality, her interest in the art of hip-hop dance threatens to sideline her education in this sequel to the popular 2001 dance drama. Sarah Johnson may be at Julliard, but her struggle to make a name for herself in the ultra-competitive world of dance is only beginning. Though her stern instructor and idol Monique Delacroix (Jacqueline Bisset) has generously taken young Isabelle under her wing, a guest lecturer named Miles (Columbus Short) causes the aspiring young dancer to question her priorities. Soon torn between the raw honesty of hip-hop dance and the respectable world of ballet, Sarah realizes that only she take hold of her fate and face the future with the confidence to succeed no matter which path she chooses.
Rating:
PG-13
Genre:
Drama , Romance
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Paramount Home Entertainment

Cast

Izabella Miko
as Sara Johnson
Columbus Short
as Miles Sultana
Jacqueline Bisset
as Monique Delacroix
Ian Brennan
as Franz
Maria Brooks
as Katrina
Ray J
as Savion `DJ Scientific' Gibson
Ne-Yo
as Himself
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Critic Reviews for Save the Last Dance 2: Stepping Up

All Critics (2)

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Full Review… | February 26, 2007
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

No Stiles, but dance film's 2nd is still teen fun.

Full Review… | December 18, 2010
Common Sense Media

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Full Review… | November 17, 2006
DVDTalk.com

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Full Review… | November 17, 2006
DVD Verdict

retreads the original Dance pretty much completely

October 25, 2006
Filmcritic.com

Audience Reviews for Save the Last Dance 2: Stepping Up

Following in the Step Up, Centerstage genre, the storyline isn't as compelling and the acting not as good (except for the always classy Jacqueline Bisset), as the original, but it's entertaining and Izabella Miko out-dances Julia Stiles (except for Stiles's classic last dance scene).

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This sequel is orrible. I mean they break up Sara and Dereck. The reasone Save the Last Dance was so popular is because of those two and there love for eachother. I seriously wanted to kill whoever wrote this script. Sara and Kenny are an icon couple. He pulled her out of her darkest days and they break up just because of a little distance? and yet they overcame racial differences, tragic pasts and gang bangers. They also got rid of Julia Stiles. WTF. I hated it. Simple as that.

Julie. Rawr.
Julie. Rawr.

Super Reviewer

½

yes i watched it. yes it was terrible. it was actually better than the first which was one of the worst movies of all time, but this was still pretty bad.

danny d
danny d

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