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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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Comedy | Sport

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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Did You Know?


The fight song played by the Rancho Carne band at the football game scene is actually the "Cav Song", the traditional fight song used by the University of Virginia. See more »


During the car wash scene, Cliff's car is covered with mud and grass the first two times it is shown and only mud the last time it is shown. See more »


Isis: Know what? She's right. See, then we'd be doing them a favor. Then they could feel good about sending raggedy Ann up here to jack us for our cheers.
Torrance Shipman: 'Raggedy Ann'?
Isis: Ugly redhead with a video camera permanently attached to her hand. Y'all been coming up here for years trying to steal our routines.
Lafred: And we just love seeing them on ESPN.
Torrance Shipman: What are you talking about?
Isis: 'Brr, it's cold in here, there must be some Toros in the atmosphere'? I know you don't think a white girl made that shit up. Our free ...
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Crazy Credits

Bloopers are also shown along with "Mickey" in the background See more »


Spoofs Mission: Impossible (1996) See more »


Get Up & Dance
Written and Performed by Mark Bryan
Courtesy of Cheerleading Music Service
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Quite enjoyable
7 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie was extremely enjoyable and I recommend it. The characters are not annoying for the most part, and I especially enjoyed seeing new faces Elisa Dushku (Missy) and Jesse Bradford (Cliff). They have screen presence and should be in front of the camera for many years to come, especially Elisa, who is really very beautiful. When you look at her, there's so much there, unlike most actresses whose faces do not say anything. You can tell there is alot going on in her mind just by her face.

The screenplay is intelligent and very funny and aside from a slow stretch or two, I really liked the movie. It is not like "Clueless" or anything else, which of course is a good thing.

One of my favorite scenes is when Cliff and Torrance (Kirsten Dunst) are brushing their teeth. Its probably a throw-away scene and there is no dialogue, but it was really great, for me at least.

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