“Step Up Revolution” is a 2012 dance film directed by Scott Speer and the fourth installment in the “Step Up” film series. The movie stars Ryan Guzman, Kathryn McCormick, Misha Gabriel, and Stephen Boss, and features a variety of dance styles, including hip hop, contemporary, and salsa.
The story follows Emily (played by McCormick), the daughter of a wealthy businessman who moves to Miami to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer. She falls in love with Sean (played by Guzman), the leader of a dance crew called “The Mob,” who use their performances as a way to express their political and social activism.
As Emily becomes more involved with The Mob and their cause, tensions rise between the crew and Emily’s father, who is planning to demolish the neighborhood where The Mob performs in order to build a new development. The film culminates in a final dance sequence that combines various dance styles and incorporates elaborate sets and special effects.
While “Step Up Revolution” received mixed reviews from critics, it was praised for its energetic dance sequences and visual style. The film was a commercial success, grossing over $140 million worldwide, and helped to solidify the “Step Up” franchise as a major player in the dance movie genre.
Duration: 99 min.