Stomp The Yard | Full Movie
Stomp The Yard
- 1h 54m
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DJ (Columbus Short), an amazing underground street dancer, hasn't been in college for a day before he's entranced by a lovely co-ed, April (Meagan Good).Working as a gardener to pay the bills, DJ doesn't fit in with the wealthier students around campus, but one thing does catch his attention -- the rival fraternity competitions known as "stepping." With April's help, DJ learns about the legacy and heritage behind the fraternities and decides to join up. Now part of an official step group, DJ must balance rehearsals, work, and school, while at the same time winning the heart of the girl of his dreams. With the National Step Championship drawing closer, DJ must learn to stop dancing as an individual, and to start stepping as part of a team.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: While Stomp the Yard contains impressive musical and dance numbers, it loses its momentum during the intervening soap opera-style subplots.
There's little here for British eyes.
June 21, 2017
Hollywood has a few well-rutted stories it likes to tell over and over, and Stomp The Yard include...
March 3, 2019
New York Times
Stomp the Yard is a strange and at times strangely compelling mix of black fraternity recruitment...
March 3, 2019
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Common Sense Says
Well-intentioned film steps up the melodrama.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this film's second scene is violent, then sad: A fight between groups of boys (featuring hectic editing and aggressive camerawork) ends when the main character's brother is shot and killed (bloody wound is visible). Characters discuss sex (one young man shows his selection of condoms) and use sex-infused slang. Aggressive language includes "bitch," "s--t," "hell," "asshole," and derogatory terms; a couple of African-American characters use the "N" word to show hostility. R&B singer Ne-Yo is one of the film's stars.
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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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- Genre:Teen, Drama, Romance, Franchise
- Release Date:January 12, 2007
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD