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Fired Up!

It is a simple plan, really. In order to meet beautiful babes, high school football heroes Shawn Colfax (Nicholas D'Agosto) and Nick Brady (Eric Christian Olsen) decide to ditch their summer practice camp and join the ladies of the cheerleading squad instead. But when their motives are questioned, the boys are forced to actually use those pompoms. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 89
Theater Release: 20 Feb 2009
Video Release: 09 Jun 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Fired Up! is rated PG-13: for crude and sexual content throughout, partial nudity, language and some teen partying.

Cast: Eric Christian Olsen, Nicholas D'Agosto, Sarah Roemer, Will Gluck
Studio: 2009 Sony Screen Gems
Website: Official site for Fired Up!.

Detailed Review

In his directorial debut, Will Gluck has done little to improve the image of cheerleaders or even teens in general. Casting 28-year-old Nicolas D’Agosto and 31-year-old Eric Christian Olsen as… 
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Why Is Fired Up! Rated PG-13?

There is no question about the innuendo behind this competition’s call letters. Continual, crude terms… 
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What beliefs about cheerleaders does this movie promote? What other “typical” teen characters are depicted… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Not only do the cheerleaders in this movie cheer, they can also recite every word… 
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