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Stomp the Yard (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 12 January 2007 (USA)
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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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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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 »

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Quotes

DJ: Gamma who? One word: Bitches.
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Referenced in Cougar Town: Something Big (2012) See more »

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No Masterpiece but entertaining!
29 May 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I know. The idea is not really original, but yet i have to admit the characters and the acting is not bad. The moves are pretty good, too. What i really did not like was the plot points. Everything was so obvious. Especially in the end. I knew exactly what was going to happen. Yet a gread show

I actually enjoyed the leading actor very much.

I've seen Street Style and Step up. Whereby i think Stomp the Yard cannot keep up with Step up, it is definitely betther than Street Style.

  • 2 stars because it is not a genuine idea - 1 star because the plot


points a very easy to foresee - 1 Star for bad dialogue sometimes

... which leaves 6 out of 10 for an enjoyable movie. If you like the genre, go see it.


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