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Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal (2008)

A teacher is harassed by a group of snotty, popular cheerleaders who think they can get away with anything. However, the teacher has no intention of taking their rude behavior.

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Tom McLoughlin

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Teena Booth
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenna Dewan ... Emma Carr
Ashley Benson ... Brooke Tippit
Aimée Spring Fortier ... Lisa Toledo (as Aimee Fortier)
Jessica Heap Jessica Heap ... Jeri Blackburn
Stephanie Honoré ... Ashley (as Stephanie Honore)
Ashlynn Ross ... Tabitha Doering
Jason Davis ... Tim
Dameon Clarke ... Coach Adam Reeve
Rhoda Griffis ... Pamela Blackburn
Keith Flippen ... Mr. Spretnak
Caroline McKinley Caroline McKinley ... Janice Harper
Tatum O'Neal ... Lorene Tippit
Hailey Wist ... Megan Harper
Carissa Capobianco ... Cindy Harper (as Clarissa Catobianco)
Daniel Newman ... Trevor
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Storyline

Five high school cheerleaders, including the daughter of the school principal, run amok -- and teachers, parents and administrators allow them to get away with a wide range of scandalous behavior. Know as the "fab five," the girls disregard school rules, drink alcohol and post suggestive pictures on the Internet. But when the new cheerleading coach attempts to discipline them, her superiors ask her to resign. The real version of the events took place in McKinney, Texas, a Dallas suburb, and received national media attention in 2006. Written by memc@amazon.com

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Botrányos pomponlányok See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This film is based on a true story that broke in 2006 with a group of cheerleaders from McKinney North High School near Plano, Texas. See more »

Goofs

The Texas flag in the principal's office is upside down. See more »

Quotes

Cindy Harper: I'm Sorry!
Brooke Tippit: Oh, you're sorry?
Cindy Harper: Yes!
Lisa Toledo: You're not, but you will be.
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Performed by Amy Ward
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Mean Girls: The Drama
28 August 2008 | by DarkVulcan29See all my reviews

It's a sad reminder that sometimes if parents give there kids too much power and freedom, most of the time they'll tend to abuse it to there level. It is based on real events with the exceptions the names of the real people have been changed. It about some mean cheerleaders who had there school and parents wrapped around there fingers, and pretty much gotta away with anything. But everything changes when Emma Carr(Jenna Dewan, Step Up) a new cheer leading coach comes in, and refuses to be fooled by them, and not sink to there level. The girls try to find a way to get rid of her. And that is all i'm gonna say. It was a great T.V. movie, at times is not easy to watch, but it is good non the less. A lot viewers said they hated the girls, we'll that was the idea, you where supposed to hate them, they didn't come across likable, they where the villains of the movie, I hated them while I was watching it, But my hats off to the females who played them, they really went with it, and held nothing back. They really gave good performances, especially Ashley Benson, who played Brooke the leader of the group, she really gave a good performance as a bad girl, I really hope she has a long career ahead of her. Jenna Dewan and Tatum O'Neal who plays the vice principal and mother to one of the girls are also great.


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