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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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Jackie
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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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A kid from the streets. A team with some heat. 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) (14 January 2007)

Gross:

$61,356,221 (USA)
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Trivia

The scene in which Duron tags a billboard to read "The future is ours" is a reference to a scene in the 1995 French film "La Haine." See more »

Goofs

In the scene where April is tutoring DJ in the library, she has on a pair of earrings but in between shots, one earring disappears and then reappears again in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Rich Brown: All right. There are only a select few things of mine that are absolutely off limits ai'ight; my toothbrush, my toothpaste, my shaving cream,and my condoms.Magnums, of course. You know about the gold packs? other than that playboy anything else of mine you're welcome to; Rich Brown?
DJ: DJ
Rich Brown: Nice to meet you sir
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Referenced in The Tyra Banks Show: Episode dated 11 January 2007 (2007) See more »

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In the Music
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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Undeserving of its rating.
28 November 2007 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I'm often baffled at the ratings that some of the movies end up with out here. This movie is far better than a 3+. Unfortunately, I didn't catch the very beginning, but what I did see was entertaining and well-acted, just what one would usually expect from a film of any sort. Sure, the story's been told, as most stories have, but they all have something a little unique to offer. The dance sequences weren't necessarily awe-inspiring, but they also weren't drawn out so long as to bore you. All in all, I enjoyed this picture. My perspective comes from that of a middle-aged white guy, so it might be quite different from yours.


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