A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships.

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The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain Torrance, the Toros' road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen from the Clovers, a hip-hop squad from East Compton, by the Toro's former captain. While the Toros scramble to come up with a new routine, the Clovers, led by squad captain Isis have their own problems - coming up with enough money to cover their travel expenses to the championships. With time running out and the pressure mounting, both captains drive their squads to the point of exhaustion: Torrance, hell bent on saving the Toros' reputation, and Isis more determined than ever to see that the Clovers finally get the recognition that they deserve. But only one team can bring home the title, so may the... Written by <BriRyeMuls@aol.com>

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Backstabbing. Spotlight-grabbing. Secret-blabbing. A cheerleader's life is all that. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material and language | See all certifications »

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25 August 2000 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,362,105 (USA) (25 August 2000)

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£1,704,786 (UK) (12 January 2001)
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Carla Mackauf, who plays Aaron's college girlfriend ("You were a cheerleader?") is a real-life Lakers girl. See more »

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The Toros and Clovers don't seem to have a coach. At High School level all routines must be approved by the coach. Also no team would be permitted to attend a competition unless the coach is present. (As the other teams do.) See more »

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Missy: What is your sexuality?
Les: Well, Jan's straight, and I'm... controversial.
Missy: Are you trying to tell me you speak fag?
Les: Oh, fluently.
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PEYTON REED wears CONVERSE tennis shoes and eats KRISPY KREME doughnuts. See more »

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References Touched by an Angel (1994) See more »

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U.G.L.Y.
Written by Michele Chiavarini / Summer Burkes / Tracy Kilrow / Michael Marz
Performed by Daphne & Celeste
Courtesy of Universal International B.V.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A Terrific Movie For Teens of All Ages
6 September 2000 | by (Quincy, MA, U.S.A) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed "Bring It On". The film's brisk pacing was perfectly suited to its theme, thanks to director Peyton Reed, the writing smart, sharp, and consistently and authentically funny,(as well as, at times, genuinely thought-provoking)thanks to writer Jessica Bendinger, and the acting solid all around. I also liked "Bring It On" for what it didn't have-alot of tired, cliched boy-girl relationship stuff, and/or gratuitous sex/nudity. The opening dream/cheer sequence was a moment of sheer, brilliant comic/satiric movie magic, and later, when the professional choreographer shows up to help the Toros out, he almost steals the show. But what impressed me, perhaps, most of all about "Bring It On" was the wonderful chemistry between the two beautiful-and talented-young female leads, Kirsten Dunst and Eliza Dushku.


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