Stomp the Yard

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Stomp the Yard ★★ ½ 2007 (PG-13)

The yard in question would be a highly competitive step dancing war between two rival black fraternities. L.A. teen DJ (Short) gets into a major beef and is shipped off to his Uncle Nate (Lennix) in Atlanta to be enrolled at historic Truth University. The brash freshman immediately pisses off Mu Gamma Xi hotshot Grant (Henson), but his street moves win DJ a place at rival frat Theta Nu Theta. They want to win that national championship (yes, there's a dance-off). Oh so predictable plot but the dancing is impressive. 114m/C DVD . US Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Brian White, Laz Alonso, Ne-Yo, Yun Qu, Valarie Pettiford, Harry J. Lennix, Allan Louis; D: Sylvain White; W: Robert Adetuyi; C: Scott Kevan; M: Sam Retzer, Tim Boland.