For some people, the Super Bowl is actually about football and for some, it’s a slightly more elegant display of athleticism. In this list, we face off the top 10 greatest cheerleaders in movies and TV series to ever provide perfectly synchronized moral support.
The list contains related movies and TV shows with cheerleaders ordered by similarity.
Common themes – films and TV shows with plots about cheerleading, high school, teenager, friendship, teenage life, and relationships.
Category – Comedy, Romance, Sport genres.
List of cheerleaders in movies and TV shows
Bring it on (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport, Movie
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass, and a killer routine that’s sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain Torrance, the Toros’ road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly choreographed routines were in fact stolen from the Clovers, a hip-hop squad from East Compton, by the Toro’s former captain.
Fired Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport, Movie
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High-school football stars Shawn Colfax (Nicholas D’Agosto) and Nick Brady (Eric Christian Olsen) are dreading another summer at football camp, then Nick hatches a brilliant scheme: to enroll at cheerleading camp instead. Soon the pair are surrounded by beautiful girls, but the boys may have to revise their playbook when Shawn falls for Carly (Sarah Roemer), the head cheerleader who sees right through the guys’ scheme.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Movie
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The series narrative follows Buffy Summers (played by Sarah Michelle Gellar), the latest in a line of young women known as “Vampire Slayers”, or simply “Slayers”. In the story, Slayers, or the “Chosen Ones”, are chosen by fate to battle against vampires, demons, and other forces of darkness.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, TV show
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Heroes chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities, and in doing so use them to prevent catastrophic futures.
Dare Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, TV show
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Based on Megan Abbott’s acclaimed crime novel, this series follows the fraught relationship between two best friends after their charismatic new cheer coach arrives to bring their squad to prominence.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, TV Show
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club headed by a passionate Spanish teacher. When high school Spanish teacher Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) becomes the director of the school’s failing Glee club, New Directions, he hopes to be able to rejuvenate it.
Death Proof (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Movie
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Stuntman Mike (Kurt Russell) is a professional body double who likes to take unsuspecting women for deadly drives in his free time. He has doctored his car for maximum impact; when Mike purposely causes wrecks, the bodies pile up while he walks away with barely a scratch. The insane Mike may be in over his head, though, when he targets a tough group of female assassins friends, including real-life stuntwoman Zoe Bell (who served as Uma Thurman’s double in “Kill Bill”), who plays herself.
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama, Movie
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A telesales operative becomes disillusioned with his existence and begins to hunger for fresh excitement in his life. As he experiences a new awakening of the senses, his wife and daughter also undergo changes that seriously affect their family. Critically acclaimed, this film won Oscars for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Film.
Starsky and Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action, Movie
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-strung workaholic David Starsky (Ben Stiller) and laidback ladies’ man Ken “Hutch” Hutchinson (Owen Wilson) are detectives who patrol the crime-ridden streets of Bay City, Calif. When the murdered body of a drug dealer is found on a local beach, Starsky and Hutch follow the clues to repeat offender Reese Feldman (Vince Vaughn). But time and again the mismatched cops fail to apprehend the shifty Feldman, while under their noses he goes about planning his biggest trafficking operation yet.
Kim Possible (2000)
Genre: Animated series, comedy, sport, TV show
Duration: 22 min
Story: The Disney redhead character Kim Possible looks like an average high-school cheerleader, but in her spare time, she saves the world from supervillains. Her buddy, Ron Stoppable, his pet Rufus, and a resourceful webmaster named Wade collaborate on secret missions and can do anything. When she’s not defeating the bad guys, Kim still has to cope with the typical pressures of school, family, and social life.