Bring It On

 

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Bring It On (2000)

Plot: A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year’s championships. (IMDB)

Studio: Universal

Box Office: $68.3 million

1. Are there two or more named People of Color? Yes

2. Do they talk to each other? Yes

3. About something other than White people? Yes-There is a scene where the Clovers are featured on a fictional television show “Pauletta” as part of their wish day segment. The cheerleading squad is given the money to go to Nationals (after previously rejecting a check from Torrance- a white female savior, seeing her gesture as a charity case). The entire interaction only shows PoC.

4. Asian Bonus: Is there an Asian character? Yes- Whitney is on the Toros and her younger sister also comes to an open audition call

Passed? YES

 

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