Beauty pageants get bruised on the dull point of this lampoon. The Sarah Rose Cosmetics Miss Teen Princess America pageant is a rite of passage in small town Mount Rose, MN. If you're 17 and "not a total fry," you're in, whether or not you're talented, graceful
or even especially pretty. The pageant is dominated by hypocritical organizer Gladys Leeman (Kirstie Alley), a wealthy former winner who's groomed her spoiled daughter Becky (Denise Richards) for pageant stardom since birth. Becky's chief competition is smart, fresh-scrubbed Amber Atkins (Kirsten
Dunst), a hell of a tap dancer and a terrifically nice person. Her mom (Ellen Barkin), also a former pageant cont...