Step Up 3D

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Step Up 3D (Touchstone Movie)

“Step Up 3D” is a dance drama film released in 2010, directed by Jon M. Chu. The movie is the third installment in the popular “Step Up” film series and is known for its impressive dance sequences, dynamic choreography, and its use of 3D technology to enhance the visual experience.

The film follows the story of Luke Katcher (Rick Malambri), a talented but struggling dancer who operates “The House of Pirates,” a unique and eclectic dance crew living in a warehouse in New York City. The crew is known for their exceptional street dancing skills and their passion for the art form.

When a dance battle competition with a grand cash prize is announced, the House of Pirates sets their sights on winning to save their home from being repossessed by the bank. Along the way, Luke and his crew are joined by Moose (Adam G. Sevani), a skilled dancer from the previous “Step Up” films, who adds his own flair and talent to the team.

As the group prepares for the intense dance battle, the film showcases a series of exhilarating dance performances and showcases the diversity and creativity of the urban dance scene. The 3D technology immerses the audience in the dance sequences, making them feel like they are part of the action.

“Step Up 3D” not only highlights the artistry of street dance but also explores themes of friendship, determination, and the pursuit of dreams. The film portrays the power of dance as a means of self-expression and unity, bringing together people from different backgrounds and cultures through the universal language of movement.

The cast of “Step Up 3D” delivers spirited performances, and the chemistry between the dancers adds authenticity and heart to the film. The dance numbers are choreographed with precision and energy, showcasing a variety of dance styles, including hip-hop, breakdancing, and contemporary dance.

While “Step Up 3D” received mixed critical reception, it resonated with audiences who appreciated its high-energy dance sequences and captivating performances. The film’s celebration of urban dance culture and its use of 3D technology to enhance the viewing experience made it a touchstone film for fans of the dance genre and the “Step Up” series.

Additional Details


  • Rick Malambri: Luke Katcher
  • Adam G. Sevani: Robert “Moose” Alexander III
  • Sharni Vinson: Natalie
  • Alyson Stoner: Camille Gage
  • Joe Slaughter: Julien
  • Keith Stallworth: Jacob
  • Kendra Andrews: Anala
  • Stephen “tWitch” Boss: Jason Hardlerson
  • Chadd “Madd Chadd” Smith: Vladd
  • Jonathan “Legacy” Perez: Legz
  • Martín Lombard: Martin Santiago
  • Facundo Lombard: Marcos Santiago
  • Oren “Flearock” Michaeli: Carlos
  • Daniel “Cloud” Campos: Kid Darkness
  • Carolina Ravassa: Kristen
  • Tamara Levinson: Bend
  • Christopher Scott: Hair
  • Harry Shum Jr.: Cable
  • Janelle Cambridge: Fly
  • LaJon Dantzler: Smiles
  • Luis Rosado: Monster
  • Mari Koda: Jenny Kido
  • Levi Rivers: Spinner
  • Danielle Polanco: Missy


  • Director: Jon Chu
  • Producers: Erik Feig, Jennifer Gibgot, Adam Shankman, Patrick Wachsberger
  • Writers: Amy Anderson and Emily Meyer

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