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But I'm a Cheerleader (2000)

Overview

Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must, with other lesbians and gays learn how to be straight.
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Meredith Morgenstern
June 10, 2020
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If John Waters were to make a sweet, lighthearted romp poking fun at conversion therapy, it would be But I’m a Cheerleader (2000, Prime Video). The topic is quite serious and dangerous, but the film is firmly tongue-in-cheek. When a movie has RuPaul in a t-shirt proclaiming “Straight is Great” and teaching young boys how to be macho men, you know it’s a good movie. Click here for more! https://medium.com/incluvie/pride-month-but-im-a-cheerleader-is-a-light-movie-with-a-strong-message-bb764c0f6a17?source=friends_link&sk=ebbcf35257e5efd93265334949a9bf16

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Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must, with other lesbians and gays learn how to be straight.

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Genre:Comedy, Drama, Romance
Directed By:Jamie Babbit
Written By:Brian Peterson
In Theaters:8/11/2000
Box Office:$2,600,000
Runtime:85 minutes
Studio:Ignite Entertainment, Lionsgate, The Kushner-Locke Company

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