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Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | Video 18 December 2007
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At Camp Spirit Thunder, high school cheer leaders compete. The red team/Sharks' cutie, Carson, and blue team/Jets' hunk, Penn, are in love. Does that make them archenemies like the Sharks and Jets?

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Steve Rash
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Benson ... Carson
Cassandra Scerbo ... Brooke (as Cassie Scerbo)
Noel Areizaga ... Ruben
Jennifer Tisdale ... Chelsea
Kierstin Koppel ... Sarah
Anniese Taylor Dendy Anniese Taylor Dendy ... Aeysha
Jane Park Smith ... Reporter (as Jane Park-Smith)
Lisa Glaze Lisa Glaze ... Pepper
Adam Vernier ... Vance
Michael Copon ... Penn
Tanisha Harris Tanisha Harris ... Chicago (as Tymisha Harris)
Dinah Schierer Dinah Schierer ... Prairie Dog Captain
Jo Beth Locklear ... Flamingo Captain (as Jobeth Locklear)
Ashley Tisdale ... Ashley Tisdale
Jamaar Berrien Jamaar Berrien ... Sharks Dancer
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Storyline

Southern California high school senior Carson arrives at the all-important "Cheer Camp Nationals" determined to lead her squad, the West High Sharks, to victory. But chic New Yorker Brooke and her team, the East High Jets, are equally steadfast in their pursuit of the competition's coveted "Spirit Stick." As tension mounts between the two rival squads, Carson falls for fellow cheerleader Penn, not realizing he's a Jet. When Brooke discovers the budding romance, she raises the stakes by challenging Carson to a one-on-one cheer-off. A spectacular "cheer fighting" sequence erupts into a no-holds-barred brawl and cheerleaders on both sides are suspended from the competition. With their dreams of taking home the top prize all but shattered, the leaders of both squads realize they'll have to take drastic measures to stay in the game. Written by Universal Pictures

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Comedy | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for language, suggestive content and rude humor | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The primary rivalry in this film is between the "Sharks" and the "Jets", a reference to the rival gangs in West Side Story (1961). See more »

Goofs

The blonde in Reuban's hair switches sides throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

CarsonRuben: It don't matter what we do. Music, baby, is our cue. Hands and shoulders, face so tight, all our moves will rock this fight.
PennBrookeChelsea: Our moves are tight, we move with ease. The moves we do will make you wheeze. So watch us strike our muscle pose, while you all prance and do-ci-do.
CarsonRuben: That was cute, your pose was dull, but all of you have belly rolls. Once again we groove with flare, the moves we do, you wouldn't dare! So listen quick, while your face gets cracked, one, two, three your whacked!
PennBrookeChelsea: Your rhyme was...
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Connections

Followed by Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack (2017) See more »

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Spin the World
Performed by Transcenders featuring Tracey Amos
Written by Transcenders
Courtesy of Transcenders, LLC
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Plenty of Acrobatics and Dancing but Lacking in Humor
3 November 2018 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

This film essentially begins with an all-star cheerleading team from California named the West Coast Sharks traveling to the Summer Cheer Camp in Florida to compete against their bitter rival from New York known as the East Coast Jets in a contest for the national championship. Although the East Coast Jets have beaten the West Coast Sharks three times in a row, the captain of the Sharks named "Carson" (Ashley Benson) is determined to win this time. Naturally, the captain of the Jets by the name of "Brooke" (Cassandra Scerbo) is equally determined to beat the Sharks. But what neither of them realize is that another team known as the Flamingoes has suddenly emerged with a lineup that appears to better than either of them. Now rather than reveal any more I will just say that, even though the similarity to West Side Story was quite obvious at the start, the film then shifted into something quite different around the midpoint with interpersonal drama giving way to increased dancing and acrobatics. Unfortunately, what was absent from this sports-comedy was any noticeable humor and that seriously affected this film as a whole. And it's because of this rather glaring omission that I have rated it accordingly. Slightly below average.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bring It on 4 See more »

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