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Stomp the Yard (2007)

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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 »

Director:

Sylvain White

Writers:

Robert Adetuyi (screenplay), Gregory Ramon Anderson (earlier screenplay) (as Gregory Anderson)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Columbus Short ... DJ
Meagan Good ... April
Ne-Yo ... Rich Brown
Darrin Dewitt Henson ... Grant (as Darrin Henson)
Brian White ... Sylvester
Laz Alonso ... Zeke
Valarie Pettiford ... Jackie
Jermaine Williams ... Noel
Allan Louis ... Dr. Palmer
Harry Lennix ... Nate
Chris Brown ... Duron
Oliver Ryan Best Oliver Ryan Best ... Easy
Duain Richmond ... Mark (as Richmond Duain Martyn)
Justin Hires ... Byron
Sahr Ngaujah ... Harold
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

He will challenge their traditions. Their traditions will change his life. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence, some sexual material and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Step Show See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,876,318, 14 January 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$61,356,221

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$75,511,123
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Rainforest Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the step tournament there was 2000 extras used as the crowd, but they didn't know that this was a movie so they were really cheering and booing the steppers See more »

Goofs

In the first scene with DJ in his room, Rich changes shirts and picks up two hats, a green Atlanta Braves hat, and a green beret. Rich leaves the room wearing his green beret; yet later at the barbecue he is seen wearing the green baseball cap. See more »

Quotes

April: Hi.
DJ: What's up? What's wrong?
April: Nothing.
DJ: Hey you know, if you wanna talk, I'm here.
April: Thanks.
DJ: All right.
April: [notices DJ jacket] Congratulations. Why didn't you tell me you pledged?
DJ: Maybe I wanted to surprise you.
April: As if I didn't already know. What?
DJ: I like your earrings. They're nice. They're new, right?
[...]
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Connections

References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Gettin' Grown
Written by CeeLo Green (as T. Callaway), Gaelle Adisson (as G. Adisson), Eric Stamile (as E. Stamile)
Performed by CeeLo Green
Published by God Given Music/Chrysalis Music Publishing (BMI), Butterfly Shadow (ASCAP), Basketcase Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Jive Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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No Masterpiece but entertaining!
29 May 2007 | by tyler-johnsenSee all my reviews

I know. The idea is not really original, but yet i have to admit the characters and the acting is not bad. The moves are pretty good, too. What i really did not like was the plot points. Everything was so obvious. Especially in the end. I knew exactly what was going to happen. Yet a gread show

I actually enjoyed the leading actor very much.

I've seen Street Style and Step up. Whereby i think Stomp the Yard cannot keep up with Step up, it is definitely betther than Street Style.

  • 2 stars because it is not a genuine idea - 1 star because the plot points a very easy to foresee - 1 Star for bad dialogue sometimes


... which leaves 6 out of 10 for an enjoyable movie. If you like the genre, go see it.


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