Err, the title is almost a summary itself. Based on the true story of a Texas mom who tries to hire a hitman (through her ex's brother) to kill either or both a cheerleader and her mother. With the intended victims out of the way, Wanda's daughter gets the chance to become a cheerleader. When the media get hold of the story, Wanda's trial turns into a media circus. Written by
She wanted to give her daughter the best shot at being a cheerleader... The things you do for your kids.
Did You Know?
Someone discusses possibility of an exploding baton, an in-joke reference to gag from director Michael Ritchie
's 1975 movie Smile
(1975). See more
Wanda's voice on tape describes Verna's vehicle as a "1995 Grand Marquis." The film takes place in 1991. See more
Momma, isn't it true that only a certain amount of people are allowed in heaven, and we're saved, right?
Uh huh. That's 'cause we're Missionary Baptists as opposed to the other kind of Baptists who if they make a mistake, they have to start all over again. But Missionary Baptists - once saved, always saved. Your grandma and grandpa were real smart. They chose a sect that has guarantees.
credits end with "Finally, no spiders or cheerleaders were killed in the making of this movie" See more
Lyrics by Michael Ritchie
Music by Lucy Simon
Sung by Julia Simon
Arranged by John Miller See more