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Bring It On (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  25 August 2000 (USA)
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

25 August 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cheer Fever  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£1,704,786 (UK) (12 January 2001)

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Courtney: Where the hell are my spanky pants?
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Written by Shelly Peiken & Guy Roche
Performed by Blaque
Produced by Guy Roche
Courtesy of Trackmasters Records / Columbia Records
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A guilty pleasure!
22 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film does not aspire to be more than it is. Accepted for what it is, BRING IT ON is a perfect 10.

The quest here is the national cheerleader championships held each year in Orlando, Florida. In real life, the young competitors are tiny, thin-legged kids with braces. In BRING IT ON, all of the cheerleaders are fully developed amazingly nice looking So-Cal starlets. The result is eye candy perfection!

BRING IT ON has the right mix of good-natured fun and old fashioned sex appeal. A bikini car wash. Pajama sleep-overs. Cheerleader pom-poms every place! Each actress's smile lights up the darkest of nights. Pure American fun.

Speaking of fun, please don't miss the ending credits. BRING IT ON is an instant modern day classic that stands up to repeated viewings. Highly recommended for what it is.

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