Step Up 4: Miami Heat

  • 12
  • Scott Speer (2012)
  • US
  • 99 min
Film Review
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3 out of 5

The mind boggles at the contrivances screenwriters come up with to justify extravagant dance numbers. Here, believe it or not, it's ruthless property development. Privileged Emily (Kathryn McCormick) wants to be a dancer, but lacks edge. Street-smart Sean (Ryan Guzman) already has plenty of edge: he's head honcho with Miami's top flash-mob dance crew The Mob. Dance and romance blossom when the two team up to mount dance protests against plans by Emily's developer dad to raze and redevelop Sean's neighbourhood. This fourth instalment in the popular series - and the second in 3D - boasts the usual cute kids, dynamic and decently filmed dance sequences, and a plot that's pure corn. Preposterous story not withstanding, it's bright, breezy, cheesy - and all really rather enjoyable.

Plot Summary

Romantic dance drama starring Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman. Soon after Emily arrives in Miami to try and fulfil her dreams of becoming a professional dancer she falls in love with Sean, the leader of local dance crew The Mob. But their relationship comes under strain when a ruthless property developer plans to tear down The Mob's neighbourhood.

Cast and crew

Cast

Sean
Ryan Guzman
Emily
Kathryn McCormick
Eddy
Misha Gabriel
Penelope
Cleopatra Coleman
Jason
Stephen Boss
Tripp
Tommy Dewey
Mr Anderson
Peter Gallagher
Olivia Brownyn
Mia Michaels
Mercury
Michael Langebeck
Moose
Adam G Sevani
Vladd
Chadd Smith
Jenny Kido
Mari Koda
Salesgirl
Jordana DePaula

Crew

Director
Scott Speer

Other Information

Language: 
English
Colour
Theatrical distributor: 
Universal
3D
Guidance: 
Violence, sexual references, edited for language.
Available on DVD and BluRay
Released 10 Aug 2012
Certificate 12
Categories
Drama