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Stick It (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 28 April 2006 (USA)
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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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Jessica Bendinger

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Bridges ... Burt Vickerman
Missy Peregrym ... Haley Graham
Vanessa Lengies ... Joanne Charis
Nikki SooHoo ... Wei Wei Yong
Maddy Curley ... Mina Hoyt
Kellan Lutz ... Frank
John Patrick Amedori ... Poot
Mio Dzakula Mio Dzakula ... Ivan
Svetlana Efremova ... Dorrie
Jon Gries ... Brice Graham
Gia Carides ... Alice Graham
Tarah Paige ... Tricia Skilken
Polly Holliday ... Judge Westreich
Julie Warner ... Mrs. Charis
Annie Corley ... Officer Ferguson
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The world of competitive gymnastics is about to be turned on its head. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude remarks | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stick It See more »

Filming Locations:

Fairfield, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,803,610, 30 April 2006

Gross USA:

$26,910,736

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,976,848
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The banners shown on the wall during the IG Classic gymnastics meet help enforce the idea that the meet is held in Houston, Texas (where VGA is located). Banners include the Houston Chronicle (local Houston newspaper), Texas Instruments, Blue Bell Ice Cream and State Farm Insurance.All of these are very prominent well known Texas corporations. See more »

Goofs

When the coach is telling Haley how proud he is of her, Haley's hair flips from behind her shoulder to the front several times in that scene, from the different camera angles. See more »

Quotes

Joanne: [about another gymnast] She should get at least two tenths deducted for that hair.
[Haley gives her a dirty look and walks away]
Joanne: Or not.
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Connections

References The Flash (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Papa Loves Mambo
Written by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Bickley Reichner (as Bickley "Bix" Reichner)
Performed by Perry Como
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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This Film Had HEART
29 April 2006 | by grahamjonesjrSee all my reviews

This was a wonderful film with lots of heart. The other people in the audience that I saw it with clapped at the end just like I did. How many films are there about the world of gymnastics? It was original, and the kids were a lot of fun. The writer-director also wrote BRING IT ON, another wonderful film, tighter script -but not as much heart.

The cast was good; the lead can act and her two guy buddies played it well. Jeff Bridges is always fun. I suppose if I had to make one criticism it would be that the first half moved a little slow and some of the camera work was uneven: focus was soft in places, and sometimes the composition was neither here nor there. But I recommend this film.


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