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Here Are Some Of The Best Movies About Cheerleading That You Need To Watch

Here Are Some Of The Best Movies About Cheerleading That You Need To Watch

The teamwork, synchronization, focus required for cheerleading would make for a great premise for a sports drama. 

Cheerleading is a quintessential part of all high school stories in America. The popular girls are cheerleaders and the popular guys are jocks. Or that's how the shows and movies present it anyway. 

Cheerleading is a sport in itself that requires a whole lot of athleticism, maybe even more than the games the cheerleaders are rallying for on the sidelines. The teamwork, synchronization, focus required for cheerleading would make for a great premise for a sports drama.

Here are some of the best cheerleading movies out there that you need to watch. 

1. Bring It On

This is perhaps the best-known film series about cheerleading. The first film came out in 2000 and was followed by five direct-to-video sequels and one upcoming Halloween-themed television film sequel.



 

2. Gotta Kick it Up

In this 2002 Disney film, a young teacher inspires a group of girls from low-income families of Latin-American descent to form a dance troupe and compete for glory using their innate sense of rhythm.

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3. Suger & Spice

This 2001 film follows the story of a popular high school cheerleader who gets pregnant with the child of the school's star quarterback. They end up getting married but due to financial crises, she finds herself turning to crime to support her needs.



 

4. Poms

This 2019 film is about a group of women who form a cheerleading squad in their retirement community. They soon learn that it's never too late to follow your dreams, even when the odds are stacked against you, proving that you're never too old to 'bring it!'



 

5. But I'm a Cheerleader

This 1999 film stars Natasha Lyonne who is a typical American girl and a cheerleader with the perfect life. But her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian and she is sent to a residential in-patient conversion therapy camp to cure her lesbianism. This satirical film has garnered a cult following over the years.



 

6. The Hot Chick

This 2002 fantasy film follows the story of a mean-spirited teenager who comes across magical earrings that causes her to switch bodies with a thief. But along with her cheerleader friends, she searches for her body while dealing with awkward social situations.



 

7. John Tucker Must Die

This 2006 film is a story about how a womanizing teenager, John's, ex-girlfriends set him up to fall in love with a girl. They seek revenge and want to see him go through the pain of a break-up.



 

8. All Cheerleaders Die

In this 2013 horror comedy film, a rebellious girl signs up a group of cheerleaders to help her take down the captain of their high school football team. But a supernatural turn of events thrusts the girls into a different battle.



 

9. Fired Up!

This 2009 comedy film follows two popular football players who quit summer football camp and join a cheerleading camp after overhearing a conversation about the camp's 300 female cheerleaders.



 

10. Don't Talk to Irene

The 2017 film centers on the titular Irene (Michelle McLeod), an overweight and unpopular high school student who wishes to be a cheerleader. After being suspended from school, she is sent to a retirement home as punishment. She decides to indulge her passion for cheerleading by enrolling a group of senior citizens in a dance competition.



 

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