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The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974)

R | | Action, Comedy, Drama | June 1974 (USA)
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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(as Jane Witherspoon), (as Betty Conklin)
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Kate
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Andrea (as Rainbeaux Smith)
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Mary Ann
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Lisa
Ron Hajak ...
Buck
Ric Carrott ...
Ross
Jason Sommers ...
Prof. Thorpe
Ian Sander ...
Ron
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Mr. Putnam
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Coach Turner
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Belski
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Ryan
Mae Mercer ...
Jessica Thorpe
Dion Lane ...
Janie Hamilton
Hank Rolike ...
Bartender
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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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$150,000 (estimated)
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Selected by Quentin Tarantino for the First Quentin Tarantino Film Fest in Austin, Texas, 1996. This movie was also featured in the Satan's Cheerleader Camp Film Fest in Austin in 2000, hosted by The Satan's Cheerleaders, who were given special thanks at the end of Grindhouse (2007). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 30 mins) The scoreboard shows the score as 13 to 0. At1:30:13, Mary Ann says that "We're 21 points behind!" See more »

Quotes

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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Featured in Twisted Sex Vol. 14 (1996) See more »

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"Hey! We screwed the wrong team"
13 January 1999 | by (Reno, NV) – See all my reviews

Remember when they used to show films like these late at night on cable in the eighties and it seemed so daring. High camp film that has now been put on the Tarentino pedestal of high art and I'm not arguing. Lots of sex, polyester, and actors you know are matrons who cringe when they look back at their youth.


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