But I'm A Cheerleader
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The problem, of course, with putting a bunch of lesbians in the same (pink, pink, pink!) room is that you're bound to have some attraction. The object of Megan's affections is the moody Graham, played by Clea DuVall. (At which point most of the audience decide that this is going to be a very good movie indeed. ;))
Megan fights her attraction but soon accepts that she is who she is. Graham, despite acting brave and proud of her sexuality ("I'm Graham and I like girls. A lot.") is under pressure from her parents to 'get it out of her system' with the threat of no college fund or support of any kind if she doesn't. Megan turns out to be the one who's not ashamed of who she is - and the question is whether Graham will follow her or not... the answer to which can be found in the movie, so let me take this moment to highly recommend that you buy it.
The soundtrack's fabulous, as well. Not available on CD, but try to get your hands on the mp3s, because there are some truly amazing songs featured in the movie.
All in all - great movie, with some funny moments, some touching, some silly, some beautiful. 10/10.
The story surrounds an innocent cheerleader (played by Natasha Lyonne), who is hit with a surprise "intervention" (side-splitting) from her parents and friends, who accuse her of being a lesbian, something that had never entered her mind. Nevertheless, she is sent to the reprogramming camp. There, due to the relentless "exercises," she does indeed get in touch with her lesbian self, and falls in love with a tough-talking but vulnerable girl named Graham.
Along the way, every cliche ever implied about gays and lesbians is lampooned in a way that not only makes the viewer laugh out loud, but also lays bare the ridiculous nature of such stereotypes. The end, which borrows liberally from "The Graduate," is a masterpiece in itself.
This is one of the great comedies. The acting is superb (look for a cameo by RuPaul Charles), and the script works. This film is a keeper!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is literally the funniest lesbian movie I have ever watched. This one happens to be my favorite.Published 1 day ago by Priscilla
a queer cult classic. This movie will make you realize that you are a lesbian and then become your go to date night movie.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Amazing movie, super funny and satirical. Highly recommend for a first date.
Came on time, in good packaging.
One of the best queer movies out there. It's campy and cheese-y but it's also a romantic, feel good movie. Natasha Lyonne and Clea Duvall are great.Published 5 days ago by Amazon Customer
I had this in my Netflix queue forever and never got to it. When they took it off Netflix I bought it. Totally worth it! Comedy and some pretty intense feelings as well.Published 9 days ago by Witchy woman
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