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Stick It (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 28 April 2006 (USA)
After a run-in with the law, Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) is forced to return to the world from which she fled some years ago. Enrolled in an elite gymnastics program run by the legendary Burt Vickerman (Jeff Bridges), Haley's rebellious attitude gives way to something that just might be called team spirit.

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Haley Graham is a former gymnast-turned-juvenile delinquent who, after one too many run-ins with the law, is forced to enroll at an elite gymnastics academy, the VGA in Houston, Texas which is run by the legendary Olympic gymnast Burt Vickerman. But the rebellious Haley is not welcomed into the academy by the other teenage gymnasts who despise her for walking out on her Junior Olympic team years earlier during a competition which cost them the gold medal. But Haley is not a docile person either and makes every effort to provoke conflicts with the other girls. Vickerman takes it upon himself to coach Haley in his own way to make her regain her self respect for the VGA's coming spot on the Gymnastic Nationals. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes, the best way to get in the game is to throw out the rules. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some crude remarks | See all certifications »

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$10,803,610 (USA) (28 April 2006)

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$26,870,825 (USA) (21 July 2006)
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In the movie, Haley says she got her GED when she was 15. In real life, John Patrick Amedori graduated high school at age 15. See more »

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During the final meet if you look beyond the first three rows of spectators the stands are clearly filled with dummies to make the arena look full. It becomes obvious when the real people are clapping and cheering and the dummies remain immobile. See more »

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Alice Graham: Phyllis?
Mrs. Charis: Alice!
Alice Graham: How are you?
Mrs. Charis: Did you have work done?
Alice Graham: You look great. I'll see you later?
Mrs. Charis: Thanks!
Alice Graham: We'll talk later?
Mrs. Charis: That's not an answer!
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References Cadet Kelly (2002) See more »

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I Slept with Someone in Fall Out Boy and All I Got Was This Stupid Song Written About Me
Written by Patrick Stump (as Patrick Stumph), Pete Wentz (as Peter Wentz), Andrew Hurley,
Joseph Trohman
Performed by Fall Out Boy
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enteprises
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This Film Had HEART
29 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a wonderful film with lots of heart. The other people in the audience that I saw it with clapped at the end just like I did. How many films are there about the world of gymnastics? It was original, and the kids were a lot of fun. The writer-director also wrote BRING IT ON, another wonderful film, tighter script -but not as much heart.

The cast was good; the lead can act and her two guy buddies played it well. Jeff Bridges is always fun. I suppose if I had to make one criticism it would be that the first half moved a little slow and some of the camera work was uneven: focus was soft in places, and sometimes the composition was neither here nor there. But I recommend this film.


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