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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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DJ
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Grant (as Darrin Henson)
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Sylvester
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Zeke
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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)  »

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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

During filming and practices they actually kept both "fraternities" (Mu Gamma and Theta Nu) apart at all times so the routines would be a secret and so the actors could develop a strong sense of competition. See more »

Goofs

When DJ jumps at the nationals and spreads his arms he had put his hat forward right before the jump, when he lands, it is still backwards and then when they come back its forwards again. See more »

Quotes

Duron: It's not just about you. It's about us, we're a team.
DJ: Well then this team' bout to double up on their asses!
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Referenced in Glee: Preggers (2009) See more »

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Big Baller Music
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No prefacing...the movie was GOOD!
23 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Does this movie deserve a 2? No Way. I don't know why people feel the need to preface their voting. Did you like it? Yes. Period. I wasn't expecting a lot and perhaps that's why I had so much fun enjoying the film. I'm an indie filmmaker and sometimes it's a challenge to take off my filmmaker hat and just simply enjoy a movie. I was able to do it with this film. It was exciting, beautiful to watch and I was surprised by the storyline. People who slam a movie because it has a moral to the story or an uplifting theme should check themselves to see if they have too much cynicism running through their veins. As a black man, it was nice to see a film where characters used their wits and intelligence to avoid confrontation or deal with another's blatant disrespect. *****Oh, and the cinematography for this film was CRAZY!!! Great dance sequences, great camera work. It was SICK to the Nth!!!! Solid film to watch!!!


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