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Bring It On (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 25 August 2000 (USA)
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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Peyton Reed
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirsten Dunst ... Torrance Shipman
Eliza Dushku ... Missy Pantone
Jesse Bradford ... Cliff Pantone
Gabrielle Union ... Isis
Clare Kramer ... Courtney
Nicole Bilderback ... Whitney
Tsianina Joelson ... Darcy
Rini Bell ... Kasey
Nathan West ... Jan
Huntley Ritter ... Les
Shamari Fears Shamari Fears ... Lava
Natina Reed ... Jenelope
Brandi Williams Brandi Williams ... Lafred
Richard Hillman ... Aaron
Lindsay Sloane ... Big Red
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cheer Fever See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,362,105, 27 August 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$68,379,000, 4 January 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,449,929, 31 December 2001
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where the Clovers are writing someone to ask for money for the competition, the woman they are writing to is named Pauletta Patterson. This is the same legal name of Gabrielle Union's character Mary Jane Paul on Being Mary Jane. See more »

Goofs

When Missy encourages Cliff to "be aggressive" in telling Torrance how he feels, the "VI" tattoo on his arm is substantially faded from how it appears in all other times it can be seen. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Big Red: I'm sexy, I'm cute, / I'm popular to boot.
Big RedWhitneyCourtneyDarcyCarverKaseyTorrance Shipman: I'm bitchin', great hair, / The boys all love to stare, / I'm wanted, I'm hot, / I'm everything you're not, / I'm pretty, I'm cool, / I dominate this school, / Who am I? Just guess, / Guys wanna touch my chest, / I'm rockin', I smile, / And many think I'm vile, / I'm flyin', I jump, / You can look but don't you hump, / Whoo / I'm major, I roar, / I swear I'm not a whore, / We cheer and we lead, / We act like we're on speed, / Hate us '...
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Crazy Credits

Peyton Reed plays the mime and is credited as Silencio Por Favor, which is Spanish for "Silence Please". See more »

Alternate Versions

There originally was a longer version of the stripper scene, but a majority of it was cut because of the high cost to use a clip of the song "Sweet Cherry Pie". Because of this, her clothes begin to instantly come off between shots (see Goofs). See more »

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Features Sweet Charity (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Ready For This
Written by Jean-Paul DeCoster (as Jean Paul De Coster) / Filipe de Wild / Ray Slijngaard (as Raymond Slegngaard) / Simon Harris
Performed by 2 Unlimited
Courtesy of Byte Records - Belgium
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A Terrific Movie For Teens of All Ages
6 September 2000 | by kljucec9See 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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