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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 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 ... Lava
Natina Reed ... Jenelope
Brandi Williams Brandi Williams ... Lafred
Richard Hillman ... Aaron
Lindsay Sloane ... Big Red
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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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One, Two, Three, CHEER See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

After they decide to continue to go to Nationals, you see the team practicing the Wolves' Wall. In this scene, you can see Carter, who broke her leg, and you can easily see that everyone is in the same clothes that they were in after Torrance was voted Captain. 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 'cause...
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Crazy Credits

(UK VHS rental version) During the start of the closing credits various cast members mime along to "Mickey" in the chearleading arena. 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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Soundtracks

MORE BEEF THAN CATTLE
Written by Lenny Kagan
Performed by ZA/10 featuring Kryptoknight
Courtesy of Tempo Entertainment
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A Bevy of Attractive Actresses
20 October 2018 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

This movie begins with a high school student named "Torrence Shipman" (Kirsten Dunst) being selected as the captain of the cheerleading team. Needless to say, this is a great honor. However, in this particular case the previous cheerleading teams have won the national championships for 5 years in a row and everybody expects this year's team to be no different. That being said, things start off rather badly when one of the cheerleaders is injured and put out of commission at the very first practice. Needless to say, finding a qualified replacement on such short notice is an extremely difficult task but, as luck would have it, just when things looked extremely bleak a new student by the name of "Missy Pantone" (Eliza Dushku) auditions and agrees to take the empty spot so that things can begin to proceed as normal. Unfortunately, just prior to their first competition Torrence learns that the cheers they have worked on for so long have been stolen from another school and to continue with them would severly impact their chances. Not only that, but the team who invented the cheers are extremely good and intend on proving themselves in the national championships as well. Now rather than reveal any more I will just say that this was an okay comedy for the most part with a few good laughs to be had here and there. Likewise, having a bevy of attractive actresses like Clare Kramer (as "Courtney"), Nicole Bilderback ("Whitney"), Gabrielle Union ("Isis"), Tsianina Joelson ("Darcy") and the aforementioned Kirsten Dunst certainly didn't hurt either. On the other hand, however, I must admit that some of the drama was a bit clichéd and the overall plot was rather predictable as well. All things being equal, I suppose it managed to pass the time well enough and for that reason I have rated it accordingly. Average.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cheer Fever See more »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,362,105, 27 August 2000

Gross USA:

$68,379,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,449,929
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