‘Bring It On: Cheer or Die’ Review: Intriguing Concept Doesn’t Follow Through

Released in 2000, Bring It On helped define teen movies for a generation, leading a legion of high schoolers to sign up for their own cheerleading teams.

The film tells a classic underdog story in which one dedicated cheerleading team works hard until they are rewarded with the championship, defeating their mean-spirited rivals in the process.

Besides that, the teen drama sprinkled all over Bring It On turned it into a central part of slumber parties in the early 2000s.

It’s not hard to understand the lasting appeal of Bring It On because we all need a feel-good story from time to time.

However, the franchise grew stale over the years to the point where it got lost in the direct-to-video wasteland.

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