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Stomp the Yard

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Theater Release: 11 Jan 2007
Video Release: 14 May 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Stomp the Yard is rated PG-13: for a scene of violence, some sexual material and language.

Cast: Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Darrin Henson
Studio: 2007 Sony Screen Gems

Detailed Review

Battling for supremacy on the streets goes to a new level when rivals clash on the dance floor. In an underground club, DJ Williams (Columbus Short) and his friends spar… 
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Why Is Stomp the Yard Rated PG-13?

This movie’s primary character certainly moves in a positive direction as he leaves his street… 
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Talk It Over

Wondering what “Step Shows” are all about? To learn more about the dancing in this… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

A young delinquent is given the opportunity to improve his dance steps when he is… 
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