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Stomp the Yard (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 12 January 2007 (USA)
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After the death of his brother, An expert street dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he joins... See full summary »

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DJ
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Grant (as Darrin Henson)
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Sylvester
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Zeke
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Jackie
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Dr. Palmer
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Nate
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Mark
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Byron
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Harold
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After the death of his brother, An expert street dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he joins in his fraternity's effort to win a step dancing competition. Written by Somone.

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Beyond pride. Beyond rivalry. Beyond tradition. See more »

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence, some sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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12 January 2007 (USA)  »

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Step Show  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,876,318 (USA) (12 January 2007)

Gross:

$61,356,221 (USA) (16 March 2007)
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Trivia

The scene in which Duron tags a billboard to read "The future is ours" is a reference to a scene in the 1995 French film "La Haine." See more »

Goofs

During the Sunday dinner at DJ's Uncle's house and around the time DJ says "When are you going to teach me to make this fried chicken?" from the front shot his aunt is about to take a bite of food but from the back she is fluffing the napkin in her lap and then back to eating in the next shot from the front. See more »

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April: Hi.
DJ: What's up? What's wrong?
April: Nothing.
DJ: Hey you know, if you wanna talk, I'm here.
April: Thanks.
DJ: All right.
April: [notices DJ jacket] Congratulations. Why didn't you tell me you pledged?
DJ: Maybe I wanted to surprise you.
April: As if I didn't already know. What?
DJ: I like your earrings. They're nice. They're new, right?
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Referenced in Glee: Preggers (2009) See more »

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Hall of Fame
Written by Jason Horns
Performed by Tha J-Squad
Published by Tha J Squad Beat Mastaz (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Tha J Squad Beat Mastaz Productionz
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Powerful beginning
1 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

The beginning does not feel like a teenage drama/movie about dancing at all. It feels really mature. What follows might seem like a bit of a downfall from that, but it really shouldn't be watched like that. Try to enjoy what is coming next. Especially because for a movie about dancing the story is decent enough.

And I should mention that Megan Good(e) is playing in this! If you don't know her, you missed out. While she only had a minor role in "Brick", she alone should be reason enough (for male viewers) to watch this. Right now (2013/14) she's doing a lot of TV if I'm not mistaken, which is almost a shame, but here she has bigger role, even if she has not that much to do (unfortunately! She should've been dancing too imho).


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