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Allanah Faherty

Now I don't mean to alarm anyone, but it's been 15 years since cheerleading classic Bring It On was unleashed on the world, bringing with it some of the catchiest cheers, lines, and dancing ever seen on screen, and you know what? After all that time I can still perfectly cheer along to the opening intro. Go on, you know you can too:

But after 15 years, the students of Rancho Carne and East Compton High Schools have well and truly graduated. Grab hold of the spirit stick and take a look at what they look like these days:

Kirsten Dunst as Torrance Shipman

What's she been in since? Crazy/Beautiful, Spider-Man, Mona Lisa Smile, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Spider-Man 2, Wimbledon, Elizabethtown, Marie Antoinette, Spider-Man 3, How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, Melancholia, Upside Down, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Fargo.

Best line in the film:

"Courtney, this is not a democracy, it's a cheerocracy. I'm sorry, but I'm overruling you."

Eliza Dushku as Missy Pantone

What's she been in since? Jay and SIlent Bob Stirke Back, City by the Sea, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (which she appeared in before and after Bring It On), Tru Calling, On Broadway, Sex and Breakfast, The Coverup, The Alphabet Killer, Dollhouse, Locked In, Torchwood: Web of Lies, Leap Year, The Scribbler, Jane Wants a Boyfriend, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.

Best line in the film:

"I transferred from Los Angeles, your school has no gymnastics team, this is a last resort!"

Jesse Bradford as Cliff Pantone

What's he been in since? Dancing at the Blue Iguana, Clockstoppers, Swimfan, The West Wing, Eulogy, Happy Endings, Flags of Our Fathers, My Sassy Girl, The Echo, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, Outlaws, Son of Morning, Guys with Kids, 10 Rules for Sleeping Around, Sequestered, Badge of Honor.

Best line in the film:

"Oh by the way, nice spirit fingers."

Gabrielle Union as Isis

What's she been in since? City of Angels, Two Can Play That Game, Welcome to Collinwood, Cradle 2 the Grave, Bad Boys II, Night Stalker, Running with Scissors, The Perfect Holiday, Cadillac Record, Meet Dave, Life, Flashforward, Good Deeds, Think Like a Man, Miss Dial, Think Like a Man Too, With This Ring, Being Mary Jane

Best line in the film:

"'Brr, it's cold in here, there must be some Toros in the atmosphere'? I know you don't think a white girl made that shit up. Our free cheer service is over as of this moment."

Lindsay Sloane as Big Red

What's she been in since? Grosse Pointe, Exposed, The Stones, The X's, The TV set, Help Me Help You, Over Her Dead Body, The Accidental Husband, Shes Out of My League, Horrible Bosses, Weeds, Darling Companion, Horrible Bosses 2, The Odd Couple.

Best line in the film:

"I'm... still Big Red. I sizzle, I scorch, but now I pass the torch. The ballots are in, and one girl has to win, she's perky, she's fun, and now she's number one. K-K-Kick it Torrance, T-T-T-Torrance!"

Ian Roberts as Sparky Polastri

What's he been in since? Martin & Orloff, Pushing Tom, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Reno 911! Wild Girls Gone, Semi-Pro, I Love You, Man, Funny or Die Presents... Players, Community, Arrested Development, Key and Peele, Playing House, American Dad!

Best line in the film:
"These are not spirit fingers: THESE are spirit fingers, and these...are GOLD."

Natina Reed as Jenelope

What's she been in since? Bring It On was singer-songwriter Natina's only role as an actress. She sadly died on October 26th, 2012 after being hit by a car as she crossed the street.

Best line in the film:

"Huh! You been touched by an angel, girl!"

Source: IMDB


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