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Stomp the Yard (2007)

 -  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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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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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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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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$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£191,716 (UK) (16 March 2007)

Gross:

£353,695 (UK) (23 March 2007)
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Trivia

The original title for the movie was called "Steppin". 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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Zeke: Wolves!
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Referenced in Parks and Recreation: Are You Better Off? (2013) See more »

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Dirty Mind
Written by Jeff Beck, Aiden Love, Andy Wright
Performed by Jeff Beck
Published by Windswept Music (London) Ltd. (PRS)
Admin by Songs of Windswept Pacific (BMI)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o itself and Deuce Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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At last, a positive view!
3 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, the plot is formulaic and rather predictable, but the insight and message was strong and moving. How could anyone not be affected by the fraternity house scenes with the lost DJ ( the beautifully strong lead character) taking in the important figures of Black history? I highly recommend any student or teacher who's interested in seeing the strong, positive side of the HBCU student, and the angst of the non-conformist finding the positives of community and education, to go to this movie. I applaud the writers, director, and actors for putting together a look at the positive view of the African American community. What's wrong with feeling good?


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