But I'm a Cheerleader - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

But I'm a Cheerleader Reviews

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October 3, 2017
Director Jamie Babbit and screenwriter Brian Wayne Peterson haven't attacked their target as effectively as they might, but as mild as it may be, Cheerleader underscores the fact that gender roles are ideological in nature.
December 18, 2010
Gay love satire for mature older teens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 7, 2010
Very quickly grows repetitive and groan-inducing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 11, 2007
The movie blows it by (A) trading in witless stereotypes and (B) not being remotely funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 10, 2006
Broadly conceived and schematically directed (or is it non-directed?), this is a shallow satire, basically a short extended into feature length movie, about a rehabilitation camp for gays and lesbians that wastes the talent of Natasha Lyons.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
May 11, 2003
But I'm a Cheerleader may seem too elementary to a sophisticated crowd
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 19, 2002
Will put girls off the proffession forever. An utter mess of a movie.
| Original Score: 2/5
March 8, 2002
A trashy, pandering camp homage to the cute quirks of homosexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: short
January 1, 2000
Ungainly sentiment and unnecessary stylization.
January 1, 2000
Something needs straightening out here.
January 1, 2000
Any self-respecting lesbian should rear up in horror at [this movie].
Full Review | Original Score: F
January 1, 2000
Crushingly obvious and abysmally unfunny.
Full Review | Original Score: F
January 1, 2000
Too often she substitutes petulance for the curiosity and determination the role requires.
January 1, 2000
But I'm a Cheerleader plays a lot like a sitcom, only not a very funny one.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
A candy-coated, completely negligible bit of fluff that plays like emasculated John Waters.
January 1, 2000
But I'm a Cheerleader is funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
It's the year's funniest, most absurd sight gag.
January 1, 2000
Cheerleader is certainly refreshing.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
The edgy dialogue keeps the film fresh, lively and light.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
The way the film handles how gay and lesbian stereotypes ... is both charming and funny.
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