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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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"Nasty." It's the key word in "Gymnastics," without the "Y." 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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Originally there were to be two sisters on the team played by Courtney and Kim Hirose, but Kim decided her senior year of high school would be more important so the sister characters were removed. See more »

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When Wei Wei is listening to her iPod in the competition you can clearly see that she is listening to an iPod mini. And when she goes to do her routine they zoom in on the iPod showing the song playing, and it has a picture of the album, and the quality of the graphic is different than that of the iPod mini, showing that the zoomed in on a different iPod. See more »

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Judge Westreich: Haley, I leave it to you to decide. Where would you like to go?
Haley Graham: Texas Military Academy, Your Honor.
Judge Westreich: VGA, is it.
Haley Graham: What?
[Gavel slams]
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References Rambo III (1988) See more »

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Mambo 69
Written by Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap, Patricio Castillo
Performed by Patricio Castillo
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari / Mastersource
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A Fascinating, Human Look at Female Gymnastics
14 May 2006 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

Stick It hits a solid landing in the narrative-driven, juvenile female drama of gymnastics with a nice unusual twist with a message. This gymnastics movie has more interesting behind the scenes looks at this sport bringing both educational and entertainment value not typically experienced in sports movies. The acting is good, the comic value fun, the drama decent. This is good summer, female movie with sensitivity and improves on its predecessors like The Cutting Edge. While not a serious drama, this family movie brings with it a nice balance of family values, rebellious teen coming of age movie, and light humor that maintains an edge. Eight out of Ten Stars.


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