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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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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 live their fantasies on and off the field! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Drama | Sport

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H.O.T.S. II  »

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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 »

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(at around 1:00:00) The title page of the paper given to Mary Ann does not contain the name of the author when she receives it in the car but when it's on the board in the dressing room (at around 01:07:00) it says "by Kate Cory" under the title. See more »

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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 Johnny Legend Interviews Jack Hill (1999) See more »

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Better than it should be
18 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

So I sat down to watch this expecting a waste of 90 minutes of my life. Surprisingly I found myself actually enjoying this seedy little mid seventies sexsploitation piece.

The plot is nothing to speak of - journalism major decides to do a piece on swinging cheerleaders and their jock boyfriends.

Where the film surprises is in it's scripting - surprisingly liberated considering this was 1974 and somewhat witty with a bevy of interesting performances from a game cast, this turned out to be far more entertaining than expected.

Fun seventies drive-in fair and somewhat more layered than you may think. A solid six out of ten.


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