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Based on 31 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 25
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Jumbled and stupid plot, bad acting and a few predictable gags that fall flat. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    It could be worse. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A likable, low-budget high school comedy. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Clever, slightly edgy fun. show more

  • 77
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Reed's manic direction rarely lets up between show-stopping cheer numbers. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    An army of rolled abs and their owners give the state of American race relations a beginner's workout. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A strange mutant beast, half Nickelodeon movie, half R-rated comedy. It's like kids with potty-mouth playing grownup. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The story is as simple as the average football cheer, but the dialogue has amusing echoes of "Clueless," and Dunst and Bradford make a mighty cute couple. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Essentially a feature-length commercial for both the growing sport of competitive cheerleading and ESPN2 . show more

  • 50
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    She's (Dunst) the big reason the film rises above instantly rejectable formula to campy pop. show more

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