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10 May 2008 (Japan) See more »
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Three college cheerleaders (and after-school go-go dancers) use their martial arts skills to save their Sensei from mafia kidnappers, but must keep their extracurricular activities a secret to realize their Ivy League dreams at Brown. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Trishelle Cannatella ... Courtney
Ginny Weirick ... April

Maitland McConnell ... Monica

George Takei ... Hiroshi

Michael Paré ... Victor Lazzaro

Michael FitzGibbon ... Red

Larry Poindexter ... Detective Harris
Natasha Chang ... Kinji

Omar J. Dorsey ... Manny

Eric Stonestreet ... Beergut

Richard Davalos ... Don Lazzaro

Max Perlich ... Jimmy 'The Snitch'
Jullian Sonteay ... Harry 'Gunshow'
Dion DeRizzo ... Al 'the stepfather'
Curtis Jackson ... Professor Stevens (as Curtis C.)

Lateef Crowder ... Karate Bully
Daniel Ash ... Roland

Louise Stratten ... Monica's Mom
Rylan Williams ... The Nice Sailor

Kirsten Holly Smith ... Karate Student

Steve Olson ... The Nerd (as Steven Olson)

Matthew Frauman ... Coach's Sidekick

Anna Lillie ... Little Girl in Dojo (as Lilli Anna Johnson)

Tom Deters ... The Coach

Heather Vandeven ... Jason's Pet

Hank Grover ... The Torturer
Jason Ellis ... Jason Ellis
Jamie Lynn ... Jason's Pet

Robbie Kaller ... Detective Bryant
Joseph Garza ... DJ
Alexi Yulish ... The ADA

Izabella St. James ... Jimmy's Girlfriend
Kennedy Heidel ... Girl Scout

Annie Gonzalez ... Girl Scout
Megan Moylan ... Girl Scout

Eleonora Barna ... Gypsy Dancer
Lily Leo ... Gypsy Dancer (as Lilly Leo)

Dan Olivo ... Mobster
Noel Osborne ... Mobster

Buddy Daniels Friedman ... Mobster
Sergio Ontiverus ... Mobster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heather Carroll ... Pole Choreographer
Gypsy ... Dance Choreographer

David E. Brown ... Coach (uncredited)

Christopher Collard ... Gary 'The Rat' (uncredited)
Brittany Madelynn Daniels ... Inmate (uncredited)
Rico Devereaux ... Thug (uncredited)

Anthony DiRocco ... Thug (uncredited)
Antonii Evan ... Basketball Player (uncredited)
Garrett Forbes ... Sailor (uncredited)

Hayley Holmes ... Cheerleader (uncredited)
Beverly Hotsprings ... Detective Foxey (uncredited)
Lu Johnson ... Basketball Coach (uncredited)
Jeffrey Scott Jones ... Thug (uncredited)
Shane Kaufman ... Brian (uncredited)

Reuben Langdon ... Sailor (uncredited)
Mirielle Leconte ... Belle (uncredited)

Ryan Manuel ... Rowdy Strip Club Patron (uncredited)

Brandon McKinnie ... Basketball Player #1 (uncredited)

Charyse Monet ... Student (uncredited)

Mary Pascoe ... Cheerleader #1 (uncredited)

Eric Reinholt ... Thug (uncredited)

Mike Wilson ... Sailor #1 (uncredited)

Directed by
David Presley 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Presley  writer

Produced by
Frank Desmarais .... producer
Christopher Roosevelt .... producer
Ashlee B. Smith .... co-producer
Original Music by
Brian Adler 
Christopher Goins 
Cinematography by
Richard Briglia 
Film Editing by
Dan Prussmann 
Vishwanand V. Shetti 
Casting by
Paul Palo 
Linda Phillips-Palo 
Production Design by
Celine Diano 
Costume Design by
Lizette Peña 
Makeup Department
Desirae Cherman .... key makeup artist
Melissa Chmielowski .... makeup artist
Galaxy San Juan .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Charles Arthur Berg .... unit production manager
Josh Young .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joshua Lou Friedman .... second second assistant director
Luke LaFontaine .... second unit director
Paul Silver .... first assistant director
Ric Smith .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Darian Cowgill .... sound mixer
Chad Gillies .... sound re-recording mixer
Brian Magrum .... sound effects editor
Rob McIntyre .... adr mixer
Rob McIntyre .... dialogue editor
Todd D. Reynolds .... sound designer
Todd D. Reynolds .... sound effects editor
Visual Effects by
George Loucas .... visual effects supervisor
Ryan Mitre .... digital effects artist
Matthew R. Anderson .... stunts
Manny Ayala .... stunts
Billy Bussey .... stunt performer
Edward Conna .... stunts
Luke Darnell .... stunts
Anthony DiRocco .... stunts
Yoshio Iizuka .... stunt double: George Takei
Allen Jo .... stunts
Lauren Mary Kim .... stunts (as Lauren Kim)
Luke LaFontaine .... fight choreographer
Luke LaFontaine .... stunt coordinator
Michelle Lee .... stunt double (as Michelle C. Lee)
Jeff M. Lewis .... stunts
Sam Looc .... stunts
T. Ryan Mooney .... stunts
Gloria O'Brien .... stunt double: Maitland McConnell
Bridgett Riley .... stunts
Scott Rosen .... stunts
Matthew Rugetti .... stunt performer
Jeremy R. Stein .... stunts
Larnell Stovall .... stunts
Aaron Toney .... stunts
Bobby Waldron .... stunt performer
Mike Wilson .... stunts
America Young .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Jose Aguirre .... gaffer
Michael Alba .... Steadicam operator
Andy Anderson .... best boy electric
Brayton Austin .... grip
Team Bashet .... electrician
Nick Borges .... electrician
Kyle Dennis .... electrician
Christopher Ferguson .... key grip
Jimmy Hammond .... key second assistant camera
Benjamin Longsworth .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Christopher Pogue .... gang boss
Brian Posslenzny .... best boy grip
Christina Presley .... digital utility
Hunter Sandison .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Dave Selle .... grip
Editorial Department
Christopher M. Meagher .... on-line editor
D.J. Sing .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Brian Adler .... composer: theme music
Evan Beigel .... music engineer: song
Evan Beigel .... music mixer: song
Evan Beigel .... music producer: song
Christopher Goins .... music supervisor
Don Spangler .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Matthew Ballard .... transportation coordinator
Theodore Giapapas .... driver
Christopher Pogue .... driver
Other crew
Shay Morgan Brook .... production assistant
Roxy Flores .... choreographer
Hank Grover .... production coordinator
Hallie Lane .... production assistant
Lesli Lytle .... script supervisor
Sue McGraw .... production accountant (as Crystal 'Sue' McGraw)
James Roland .... production assistant

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Additional Details

Rated R for nudity, sexual content and some crude material
USA:81 min (DVD)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Richard Davalos' final film appearance.See more »
Revealing mistakes: Monica's Beetle has no license plate.See more »
Victor Lazzaro:You were in the war.
Victor Lazzaro:As was my father. Some glorious times.
Hiroshi:Only one who was never there would say so.
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Movie Connections:
References Blade Runner (1982)See more »


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32 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
What, no lesbian scenes?, 10 August 2008
Author: dylan_spears_2000 from United States

After somehow managing to sit through "Zombie Strippers" (thanks in no small part to the abundance of untethered breasts and jiggly backsides), I attempted to sit through "Ninja Cheerleaders" today, but just couldn't make it. Yes, I was surprised too. I mean, it had all the basic ingredients of a great film - the three lead girls were even community college cheerleaders by day and strippers and ninjas by night, but alas it was still totally unwatchable. Hmmm, perhaps if they had also been lesbian I might have at least made it to the middle of the movie, but I guess that sort of post-production armchair directing is like wishing more things had blown up in "Lost in Translation" and that there had been some hardcore sex in "Breakfast at Tiffany's". I suppose no movie is ever perfect (as those last two examples clearly indicate).

Anyway, I hope my inability to sit through "NC" isn't a sign that I'm now exiting my "prepubescent fascination with anything female and jiggly regardless of how badly written, directed or acted" movie stage. It'd really be a shame since that stage has basically been my defining characteristic up till this point and I'm not sure I'd recognize myself without it. Maybe I should watch "Zombie Strippers" again just to check? ;)

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