Universal Pictures | Release Date: August 25, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Mixed or average reviews based on 31 Critic Reviews
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13
Mixed:
14
Negative:
4
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83
The newest, and probably first, true cheerleading movie.
77
Reed's manic direction rarely lets up between show-stopping cheer numbers.
75
An army of rolled abs and their owners give the state of American race relations a beginner's workout.
75
TNT RoughCutMargueritte Pelissier
Jokes, cheerleading and a love story...not a bad way to spend a lazy afternoon.
63
It could be worse.
63
A likable, low-budget high school comedy.
50
Baltimore SunRon Dicker
Doesn't break any ground -- but it looks good in a tight sweater.
50
Essentially a feature-length commercial for both the growing sport of competitive cheerleading and ESPN2 .
50
She's (Dunst) the big reason the film rises above instantly rejectable formula to campy pop.
38
Chicago TribuneVicky Edwards
Absurdly unrealistic at times.
25
A movie of marginal ambition and multiple cute young faces.