But when the principal (a hilariously bored-looking Rachel Griffiths) agrees to let him do janitorial work to make amends, he meets the stiff, overachieving dancer Nora (Jenna Dewan, Tatum's future wife).
From there the plot unfolds in a pretty expected way, with both Tyler and Nora inspiring each other to dance in new and more sensual ways.
Two hot celebs sexual tension live TV = how could this Quiz: Is this Rachel Mc Adams and Ryan Gosling moment a) the hottest kiss on film ever, b) proof they should still be a couple (sorry, Eva), c) excuse me, I have to go take a cold shower now, or d) IT' S ALL OF THOSE, YOU DUMMY, THIS IS THE BEST THING OFF ALL TIME.
List of the best Robert Hoffman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available.
Robert Hoffman's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.
Particularly in light of what the franchise has become, you may be shocked to know that the original Step Up contains a scene in which a child is murdered. Step Up 2 The Streets not only boasts the best sequel title in film history, it's also probably the Step Up film that people adore the most. Chu's 2008 sequel went the now-common route of expunging the leads for fresh meat while mirroring many of the same story beats as its predecessor.
Yep, Step Up definitely considered itself a gritty drama, but it still established the now-mandatory final dance competition/audition scene and, spoiler alert, Nora and Tyler absolutely kill it. The leading lady this time is Andie (Briana Evigan), who we learn via a cameo appearance by Channing Tatum, was once Tyler's foster sister.