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.
A transfer student to a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and she not only faces off against the head cheerleader, but against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
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
Stick it was not what I expected it to be. I always go into movies with high expectation and sometimes get disappointed. However, I was not at all disappointed with Stick it. It simply took a completely different approach than I thought it would. Many of the one liners or mocking done my the mischievous Haley(Missy Peregrym) made me laugh until I hit the next one. In many movies with rebels as main characters they go too far with their inability to follow rules or show respect to the point that the audience ends up hating them. In stick it, this most definitely was not the case. Haley is so funny and witty and just plain fun to watch that she'd have to kill her family and eat them to get you to hate her. Even then I think I might still enjoy watching it considering the mother is quite easily despised in this movie. The acting was good and the characters you were supposed to hate you hated and the characters you were supposed to like you liked. I think that's very important. Some of the relationships weren't satisfying enough and some parts had no point. For example when a boy points out to his friend that the girl he's planning to take to the prom is "a bitch" when she's standing right there. It was basically bring it on with an edge. Overall I think it's definitely worth going to see in theaters.
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