Get your spirit fingers out, “Bring It On” is celebrating its 20th a-n-n-i-v-e-r-s-a-r-y.

Starring Kirsten Dunst, Gabrielle Union and Eliza Dushku, the cheerleading flick helped catapult the sport to a fever pitch when it hit the large display at the begin of the millennium’s teen film craze on Aug. 25, 2000. Now a cult traditional, the summer time blockbuster grossed $90 million worldwide and spawned 5 follow-up movies, all of which went straight to video, and even a Broadway musical.

Following a champion staff preparing for competitors, Dunst’s character Torrance takes over the Toros squad as captain for her senior yr — solely to search out out that each one of their award-winning routines had been stolen from an underdog inner-city squad, the Clovers, led by Isis (Union).

But in relation to the movie’s now-iconic cheer routines — typically mimicked by excessive colleges round the nation — some had been really originals. One memorable one, specifically, was created by actress Nicole Bilderback, who performed imply woman cheerleader Whitney.

“I really choreographed that,” Bilderback informed The Post of the notorious “That’s alright/ That’s OK/ You’re gonna pump our fuel sometime” cheer. “I used to be being completely facetious, completely sarcastic and joking.”

“We spent about 4 or 5 weeks in cheer camp earlier than we even began filming,” Clare Kramer, who performed Whitney’s partner-in-crime Courtney, informed the Post.

Watch the video above to search out out extra secrets from the film, together with the unique title and ending, the brutal audition course of — and who made a secret cameo in the movie.

Claire Kramer, Kirsten Dunst and Nicole Bilderback.
Clare Kramer, Kirsten Dunst and Nicole Bilderback.©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection

Source nypost.com