Step Up Revolution
Step Up Revolution (2012)

Step Up Revolution is the next installment in the worldwide smash Step Up franchise, which sets the dancing against the vibrant backdrop of Miami. Emily (Kathryn McCormick) arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 27, 2012
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Step Up Revolution treads familiar territory by surrounding its lively and kinetic dance sequences with a predictably generic story.

Guy Lodge
Time Out

It's equal parts 'Flashdance,' 'Burlesque' and 'Lambada', all parts ludicrous - but we aren't here for the story any more than we watch Béla Tarr for the salsa numbers.

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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

"Step Up: You've Seen All This Before" would be more accurate, but Summit Entertainment's marketing department knows that wouldn't help sell tickets.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

The dancing is the one thing - and I mean the ONE THING - that the film has going for it, and it's not showcased as well as it should be.

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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

There's too much color and energy and frenzy in this movie to discount it entirely, but it has a disconcerting tendency to undercut its best notions with some singularly awful moves.

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

Delivers plenty of spectacular fancy footwork in what is otherwise a flat-footed fantasy.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

The story is sappy and predictable... But the dancing has a freshness and vibrancy that's infectiously enjoyable.

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William Goss
Film.com

With the most wooden leads of the series to date - an MMA fighter and a "So You Think You Can Dance" alum - the drama between the dancing has never felt more interminable.

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Frank Lovece
Newsday

While dance purists won't be impressed by the energetic and athletic choreography -- the dancers have clearly learned routines but not necessarily technique -- date-movie audiences will likely want to go out dancing afterward themselves, and that's fun.

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Alaina O'Connor
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Many of the old tropes and gimmicks from the previous films are recycled into an all-too-familiar plotline: An edgy, streetwise guy falls for a classy, upper-crust sweetie, and together they dance their way past obstacle after obstacle.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Mumby
Most film franchises don't make it past their third instalment. The fourth film in a given series - a "four-quel", to quote Mark Kermode - is… More
Joshua Wilburn
This film has as much plot as the trip I just took in my trip to the restroom. I'm sorry, I usually put more class in my reviews but when a film is… More
KJ Proulx
While still riddled with cliches, "Step Up 4: Revolution" is one of the better instalments in the franchise, bringing in an entirely new cast and… More
Liam Gadd
It's almost adorable how stupid this movie is.
Manu Gino
One step can change your world. Saw it again! Very enjoyable movie! Great moves! Strength of will and right attitude are the main ingredients for getting what… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Sean: The Mob is our way to shout. It's like us say, "listen up, we exist." People may have to stick with me on this, but I, myself, have… More