Center Stage: Turn It Up
Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)

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.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 1, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 20, 2009
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Entertaining dance-focused romance has some mature themes.

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Annette Basile
FILMINK (Australia)

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

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Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)

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

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

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.

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Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

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

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
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… More
Juli Ryan
Not realistic. AT ALL. Only recommended for fans of dance movies.
Deb Jarnagin
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… More