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You Got Served (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 30 January 2004 (USA)
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In order to achieve their dream of opening a recording studio, two friends (Omarion, Houston) must first win their city's dance contest -- a fierce competition that pits them against a group of tough street dancers.

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Chris Stokes (as Christopher B. Stokes)

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Chris Stokes (as Christopher B. Stokes)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Omarion ... David (as Omari Grandberry)
Marques Houston ... Elgin
Jennifer Freeman ... Liyah
Jarell Houston ... Rico
Lil' Fizz ... Rashann (as Dreux Frederic)
Raz B ... Vick (as DeMario Thornton)
Marty Dew ... Marty
Jerome Jones Jerome Jones ... Sonny
Tanee McCall ... Toya (as Tuere 'Tanee' McCall)
Malcolm David Kelley ... Lil Saint
Meagan Good ... Beautifull
Steve Harvey ... Mr. Rad
Christopher Jones ... Wade
Robert Hoffman ... Max (as Robert James Hoffman III)
Michael Taliferro ... Emerald (as Michael 'Bear' Taliferro)
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Storyline

YOU GOT SERVED follows the competitive world of street dancing where crews battle each other for money and respect. Elgin and David are best friends and leaders of the best dance crew in the area. When another town's top group challenges them to a battle, David and Elgin, along with their buddies, must create and perfect the most cutting edge moves in order to remain on top. The stakes are raised as friends double-cross each other and true motives are revealed. When the biggest battle comes to town, David and Elgin must work past their differences to prove that they are still the best crew on the streets. Written by anonymous

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Let the best moves win. See more »

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Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You Got Served See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,123,105, 1 February 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,066,497, 11 April 2004
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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During at least one of the several aerial shots, a shadow of the helicopter can be seen on the freeway. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Rad: Time. Yeah. Now that's what I'm talking about. Yeah! I like it like this. These two crews right here is what I call bad. I'm talking bad as in utter bad. But it's up to you to decide which crew walks away with this here $600 in the hat.
[crowd cheers]
Mr. Rad: Okay, let's settle down. Let's settle down, now. Now, by round of applause, you decide who the baddest crew is tonight. Let's hear it for Vick's crew.
[cheers, applause]
Mr. Rad: All right, let's hear it for David and Elgin's crew.
[...]
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What You Don't Know
Written by Chris Rogers, Marcell Barnett and Shakea Hundley
Performed by Jahalla featuring Kia Starr
Courtesy of DJI Music and Moodswings Sound Scapings
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You Got Swerved
4 February 2004 | by DonFreidleSee all my reviews

The catchphrase to this move is:

If you want respect, you've got to take it?

Indeed, and let me add:

If you want a good movie, you've got to make it.

I did indeed get served. I big plate of PoopKababs.

I'm a big fan of the dancing. I spent many a night during my youth, glued in front of the tele, watching Solid Gold. Now that show had some dynamite dancing. And the costumes. Lordy! Lordy! Lordy! The dancing on this movie makes me think the choreographer was a 15 year old pimply faced chump named Herbert. Julia Styles is a better dancer than these kids. So is Urkel.

Would it have killed them to have some tap dancing? Maybe some Savion Glover? Now that dude can dance.

A plot line wouldn't have hurt either. Footloose is like Casablanca compared to this "film".

The only dancing I did, was on my way out of the theater, and into a better movie. ie. any movie.


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