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The Cheerleaders (1973)

 -  Comedy | Sport  -  March 1973 (USA)
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A group of cheerleaders from the local high school decide to show their school spirit for their football team by sleeping with the opponents the night before the game so that they can be so worn out the opposition won't be able to play.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephanie Fondue ...
Denise Dillaway ...
Jovita Bush ...
Bonnie
Brandy Woods ...
Debbie
Clair Dia ...
Suzie (as Sandy Evans)
Kimberly Hyde ...
Patty (as Kim Stanton)
Richard Meatwhistle ...
Jon
Jonathan Jacobs ...
Norm
Raoul Hoffnung ...
Novi
Patrick Wright ...
Coach Gannon
Terri Teague ...
Isabel
Jack Jonas ...
Daddy
Jay Lindner ...
Mom
Charles Goldman ...
Sal
John Bracci ...
Vinnie
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Storyline

Jeannie, a teenage girl attending Amorosa High, joins the school cheerleading squad as a means of finally attaining the success and social independence that was out of reach in the strict household her parents maintain. The liberated attitude of her new friends becomes all the more evident when they come up with a plan to help the football team win the big game by kidnapping and raping everyone on the opposing team until they're too tired to even take the field. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Come And Huddle With The Cheerleaders See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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March 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Return to Montclair High  »

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$153,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The erotic scene with Kimberly Hyde and the gym coach was cut down because the MPAA felt that the coach's hands were suggesting a sex act. It actually wasn't a sex act at all. The director actually had the coach 'hide' Kimberly's private area because Kimberly didn't want to show it on film. See more »

Goofs

As the cheerleaders walk by the school janitor on the way to the locker room. See more »

Quotes

[On the way to the locker room, the girls run into creepy janitor Novi]
Suzie: There's MALARIA in the AREA!
Debbie: I think it's an anti-social disease!
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Connections

Followed by The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

I Like What You're Doing To Me
Music and Lyrics by Eddie O'Loughlin and David Herman
Recorded at Upsurge Studios
Performed by The Honeyboys
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18 April 2003 | by (Springfield,Missouri) – See all my reviews

Aside from horror , 70's sexploitation is my second favorite genre and The Cheerleaders is a real winner in the "so bad it's good " category. This movie has it all , girls that seriously look real young instead of movies where the "highschool" girls are reaching mid 30's these girls look actually 18...hell Stephanie Fondue looks actually 16..it's scary. So we've got raunchy comedic sex , the sex in this movie is more on the bizzare comedic side rather than the hardcore explicit side..this is most notorious in the football orgy , and the memorable sex scene between the cheerleader coach and the blonde on the gym bike while bad classical music plays in the background. The film itself gets boring in some parts that just draaaaaaag...but it has enough sex to keep you interested. This is not for people seeking quality filmaking , or even for hardcore porn fanatics...it's just the perfect popcorn film for late night viewing..

Oh I also taped this off The Movie Channel late at night after learning it and Showtime air the complete uncut 84 minute version instead of the reportedly heavily edited video version..so if you want a copy of this until this comes on DVD unedited I suggest making yourself a copy...


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