The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  June 1974 (USA)
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In order to write an expose on how cheerleading demeans women, a reporter for a college newspaper infiltrates the cheerleading squad.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jo Johnston ...
Cheryl Smith ...
Andrea (as Rainbeaux Smith)
Mary Ann
Rosanne Katon ...
Ron Hajak ...
Ric Carrott ...
Jason Sommers ...
Prof. Thorpe
Ian Sander ...
George Wallace ...
Mr. Putnam
Jack Denton ...
Coach Turner
Mae Mercer ...
Jessica Thorpe
Dion Lane ...
Janie Hamilton
Hank Rolike ...


In order to write an expose on how cheerleading demeans women, a reporter for a college newspaper infiltrates the cheerleading squad.

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They gave their all for the team!


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June 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

H.O.T.S. II  »

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$150,000 (estimated)

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1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Randall Dale Adams and David Harris saw this movie at a Dallas drive-in on November 28, 1976 - it was the second of a double header preceded by "The Student Body." Both mentioned their attendance in alibis while being investigated for the murder of Officer Robert W. Wood - Adams also said that he had to leave this movie before it was finished, as he didn't feel comfortable with its content. Adams' eventual conviction was the subject of the movie "The Thin Blue Line." See more »


Radio voice over for opening football game states score as 53-0 Mesa. Scoreboard shot shows quarter scores of 21-14-7-12 total 53. However 21-14-7-12 add up to 54. See more »


Ron: You know the only reason I don't beat the crap out of you, is because I think you'd like it!
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Referenced in The Thin Blue Line (1988) See more »

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"Porky's" without the benefit of a clever script.
1 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For adolescent boys with limited outlets, this may be a chance to get an eyeful of T&A. Anyone looking for a clever comedy, this isn't it. Totally High School, reminiscent of 70's "Mr. Microphone" cruising for "chicks". Were these cheesy tease-movies really necessary? A few episodes of "Charlie's Angels" or "Bay Watch" would be a better time investment. "Swinging Cheerleaders" looks and sounds as though it was "created" as they went along. Devoid of plot or memorable lines, this film is flat as dead Pepsi (or should I say TAB?). I give minimal crdit for the camp-quality and the occasional ha-ha scene. Serious or experienced film buffs need not waste their time.

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