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Stomp the Yard (2007)

PG-13 | | 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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DJ
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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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Nate
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Oliver Ryan Best ...
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Duain Richmond ...
Mark
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Byron
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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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Beyond the pride. Beyond the rivalry. Beyond the 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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Box Office

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

The original title for the movie was called "Steppin". 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

Theta Nu Theta Fraternity: We rep'n thetas, thetas, thetas. We rep'n thetas, thetas thetas. We rep'n ooo ooo ooo BOOM!
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Referenced in Eagle Eye (2008) See more »

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Written by Karl Jenkins, Richard Nichols, Pedro Martinez, Tariq Trotter (as Tarik Trotter),
Malik Abdul-Basit (as Malik Smart), Ahmir-Khalib Thompson (as Ahmir Thompson),
, Kevin Hansen, Owen Biddle
Performed by The Roots
Published by Careers-BMG Music Publishing Inc. (BMI)/Copyright Control (ASCAP)
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Wow, wish I could move like that!
19 July 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I can't believe this is sitting with a 3 rating?! I found the dancing/choreography fascinating not to mention the eye candy element and just the logistics of how they do those moves? I had not seen the actor who played DJ previously but found him quite capable as was the female lead.

Plot-wise vaguely reminiscent of Save the Last Dance.

I don't know what people that rated this low were expecting - my thought is that "the dance" was the main point of the whole movie and entertainment enough in itself. The plot elements were somewhat predictable yet with a little twist I was not expecting & overall I thought the movie progressed well as opposed to movies that have long, drawn out plot development.

Perfect for those of us with A.D.D. ;)


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