The fact-based story of how the U.S. Olympic hockey team beat the Soviets at the 1980 Lake Placid, N.Y., winter Olympics, then went on to win the gold medal.

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The fact-based story of how the U.S. Olympic hockey team beat the Soviets at the 1980 Lake Placid, N.Y., winter Olympics, then went on to win the gold medal. Written by <genekim@concentric.net>

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Near the end of the film, during the awarding of the gold medals to the U.S. team, the team members all sing the National Anthem. However, Mike Eruzione (Andrew Stevens) clearly sings "...for the land of the free", instead of the correct lyric: "o'er the land of the free". See more »

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Truly amazing and the most inspirational film of all times
9 December 1999 | by (East Syracuse NY) – See all my reviews

I was 10 years old when our hockey teams defeated the Russians and the movie brought back memories of that. Andrew Stevens was remarkable. truly the best movie ever made. All star cast and an inspiration that instills the drive to succeed


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