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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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He will challenge their traditions. Their traditions will change his life. See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Step Show  »

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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

In the step tournament there was 2000 extras used as the crowd, but they didn't know that this was a movie so they were really cheering and booing the steppers 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 »

Quotes

Sylvester: Payback's a bitch, ain't it?
Zeke: I'll see you at Nationals.
Sylvester: Yes you will.
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Connections

Followed by Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010) See more »

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At the Park
Written by J. Jones, D. Crawford, S. Johnson
Performed by Field Mob
Published by 2590 Music Publishing/Universal Music (ASCAP), 2415 Publishing/Nottinghill Music Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Undeserving of its rating.
28 November 2007 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I'm often baffled at the ratings that some of the movies end up with out here. This movie is far better than a 3+. Unfortunately, I didn't catch the very beginning, but what I did see was entertaining and well-acted, just what one would usually expect from a film of any sort. Sure, the story's been told, as most stories have, but they all have something a little unique to offer. The dance sequences weren't necessarily awe-inspiring, but they also weren't drawn out so long as to bore you. All in all, I enjoyed this picture. My perspective comes from that of a middle-aged white guy, so it might be quite different from yours.


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