Make Your Move

Synopsis: Donny's a cocky kid from New York who likes to dance. He goes to New Orleans and he unwittingly takes part in a criminal act. He is arrested and sent to jail. He gets out on parole and makes a living by dancing in the streets. But his parole officer tells him to stop it because he's not suppose to be where he goes to dance as part of his parole. The officer tells him to get a job but he only wants to dance. He decides to go back to New York even though he's not allowed to. He goes to his brother Nicky who has a club. He learns that Nicky and his partner Kaz had a falling out when a rich guy convinced Kaz that he doesn't need Nicky. Nicky told Kaz that he's just using him to get to Kaz's sister who is also a performer who is hoping an agent will take her as a client because she could be sent back to Japan where she is from. When Donny sees her, he can't help but be interested in her despite Nicky telling him not to go near her.
Director(s): Duane Adler
Production: FilmDisctrict
Rotten Tomatoes:
110 min

Alright, man. I'll see you guys later.

- Hey, you still owe me 50 bucks.

- Cheque's in the mail.

Brooklyn nobody nobody

No, nobody does it like Brooklyn

Something's going off on the outer edge of

exciting exciting Brooklyn

Nobody nobody

No, nobody does it like Brooklyn

Something's going off on the outer edge of

exciting's a city by itself. BK home of the

best if nothing else. Her influence is felt

Thoughts have gone global.

Once was all local.

Young Street hustle has crossed

the young motto... the young...

Nobody nobody

No, nobody does it like Brooklyn

Something's going off on the outer edge...

So I asked,

knelt right there by the pews and said,

"Girl, do you need a prayer?

'Cause I would definitely put hands on you. "

Nick, you said that to her in church?

Choir practice, 6th Grade.

Her name was Tiffany.

We gave the Book of Psalms a remix.


I don't know how you do it, man.

You know my lines always come out wrong.

Cause you got to commit to it.

You got to own it.

- What's your best line?

- Man, I ain't giving you shit.

- Come on, man, what's your best line?

- My best line?

All right, my best line.

Science Class, 10th Grade.

I looked at this chick and I said,

"Baby, your lab bench or mine?"

- Really? Man,

- I knew it.

- That's your best line?

- Come on, man.

How long has it been anyway

since you last seen your little bro?

2 years, man. 2 years too long.

Me and him used to get into some shit.

Yeah, Nick here.

What do you mean they're back?

I'm close. No, I'm close, I'll handle it.

I said I'll handle it.

Who is it?



That's okay.

Shuffle heel toe. Toe heel step.

Shuffle heel toe.


Keep it going!

- You okay?

- Yeah.

I told you to stay out of my neighbourhood.

Consider us your eviction notice.

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Duane Adler

Duane Adler is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. He is best known for his work on romantic dance films Save the Last Dance (2001), Step Up (2006), and Make Your Move (2013). His other screenwriting credits include VH1's telefilm The Way She Moves (2001), Weinstein Co's Make It Happen (2008), Skydance's "Northern Lights," and Fox Atomic's Venice Beach.Duane Adler is president of Hungry Yak Productions and partner in Connect Entertainment. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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