Not too many hockey movies are out there when compared to that of most other sports. Here are my top five.
A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games. (123 mins.)
Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad. (135 mins.)
Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way. (92 mins.)
The Mighty Ducks
A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team. (100 mins.)
This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event (119 mins.)