Dean Sebastian wants to safeguard the perks of a college with a champion cheer-leading squad, so he instructs ruthlessly ambitious and tyrannical captain Tina, who was preparing her sycophantic buddy as successor, to mentor in stead a freshman talent, Whittier. After jumping trough hoops in every sense, she however draws the line at having to dump her buddy Monica and calls the bluff of the classical threat 'or you're out'. So they and Greg, the gay leader of the male cheerleaders on whose shoulders the antics rest literally, pull out and form a rival squad, which welcomes campus misfits and social outsiders, including inventive smart-aleck Derek, yet also enters the national championship.
Higher Stakes, Hotter Grooves, More Attitude!
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The university campus featured in the movie is the University of California, Los Angeles. See more
In the scene during the showdown, when the renegades are looking down the ramp, they switch camera angles and show the stage and the backdrop has the renegade logo, then they switch angles on the stage and it's the Varsity logo. It happens once more several shots later. See more
Well, what I lose in scholarships, I gain in testicles!
Outtakes & the cast singing Pat Benatar's "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" roll alongside the credits. See more
References The Osbournes
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Written by Eddie Schwartz
Performed by Pat Benatar See more