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Bring It On

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Bring It On

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
98 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/25/00
performer:
Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Clare Kramer, Gabrielle Union
director:
Peyton Reed
Producers:
Beacon Pictures
distributor:
Universal
author:
Jessica Bendinger
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a B

Score one for the return of (comparably) wholesome teenage comedies. After learning that her award winning cheerleading routines have been stolen from the minority team across town, Bring It On‘s feisty squad captain Dunst (”The Virgin Suicides”) doggedly fights to do the right thing while saving her school’s crumbling ”cheerocracy.” Almost as clever as ”Clueless” and without the sex- centricities of ”American Pie,” television comedy vet Peyton Reed’s lite but smart satire carries a spirited message of feminism and racial unification. Give it a B!