Stomp the Yard parents guide

Stomp the Yard

Overall C+

In this dance-by-number plot, an African American youth named DJ (Columbus Short) leaves his troubled life in LA behind after he is given the opportunity to attend an Atlanta university. As expected, new problems arise on campus when two rival fraternities learn of his street-style dance moves, which they both desperately want in order to win a national step show competition.

Violence C
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

Why is Stomp the Yard rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Stomp the Yard PG-13 for a scene of violence, some sexual material and language.

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Stomp the Yard
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Stomp the Yard rated PG-13? Stomp the Yard is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for a scene of violence, some sexual material and language.

This movie’s primary character certainly moves in a positive direction as he leaves his street life in Los Angeles and becomes a responsible college student desiring to earn a degree. To illustrate the contrast between his two lives, we see a street fight that results in his brother being shot to death (some blood is seen). Pushing and shoving confrontations occur in other scenes and contention grows within a romantic triangle. Sexual content includes suggestive dancing by males and females and a couple of remarks involving condoms including one man who proudly displays his supply. Frequent moderate profanities are included along with a possible obscene finger gesture and some social drinking in a bar atmosphere.

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Stomp the Yard
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta PG Coarse Language
Manitoba PG Coarse Language, Not recommended for young children.-----
Ontario PG Language may offend. Not recommended for young children.
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Stomp the Yard"

Cast and Crew

Stomp the Yard is directed by and stars Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Darrin Henson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Stomp the Yard movie is May 14, 2007. Here are some details…

Dust off your dance moves with the release of Stomp The Yard on DVD, Blu-ray and UMD. And if that’s not enough "Steppin’" for you, check out the featurette Battles. Rivals. Brothers.—the story behind Stomp The Yard, two extended dance sequences Get Buck and Opening Battle, and/or listen to the filmmaker commentary. There is also a gag reel and the deleted scene The Clean Up.

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A young delinquent is given the opportunity to improve his dance steps when he is sentenced to do community service in the film Step Up. An aspiring ballerina uses her hip-hop skills to keep kids off the rough city streets when she offers a dance class in the movie Honey. Drumline is yet another film in which a young man (this time from Harlem) is provided a chance to turn his life around in Georgia.