MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 139 this week

Cool as Ice (1991)

2.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.8/10 from 7,147 users  
Reviews: 148 user | 38 critic

A rap-oriented remake of "The Wild One", with heavy emphasis on the fact that rap star Vanilla Ice has assumed the Marlon Brando role.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 19 Dec 2010
 
a list of 40 titles
created 31 Oct 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 29 Jan 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 29 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Cool as Ice" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cool as Ice (1991)

Cool as Ice (1991) on IMDb 2.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cool as Ice.
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

When "The One" dies, Orpheum must find the "Other One."

Director: A. Raven Cruz
Stars: Scott Levy, Vanilla Ice, Geremy Dingle
The Vanilla Ice Project (TV Series 2010)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Robert Van Winkle, better known as rapper Vanilla Ice, demonstrates his expertise in real estate and home renovation by renovating a house along with a team of handymen.

Stars: Vanilla Ice, Jeremy Brenner, Frank Morales
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

In the Wild West town of Mudbug, Sheriff Sugar Wolf arrives to confront an over-the-top villain, Big Baby Chips.

Director: Paul Andresen
Stars: Violent J, Shaggy 2 Dope, Tony Borcherding
It's Pat (1994)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminable gender.

Director: Adam Bernstein
Stars: Julia Sweeney, Dave Foley, Charles Rocket
Vanilla Ice Goes Amish (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Rapper Vanilla Ice visits Amish country in Ohio, where he works among the Amish and learns their master craftsmanship methods, while renovating homes for Amish families in need.

Stars: Jeremy Brenner, Brad Grose, Vanilla Ice
Kill Switch (Video 2008)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.

Director: Jeff King
Stars: Steven Seagal, Isaac Hayes, Holly Elissa Dignard
Plump Fiction (1997)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Follows the plot of Pulp Fiction, also parodying scenes from other movies.

Director: Bob Koherr
Stars: Tommy Davidson, Julie Brown, Paul Dinello
The Wild One (1953)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two rival motorcycle gangs terrorize a small town after one of their leaders is thrown in jail.

Director: Laslo Benedek
Stars: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his ... See full summary »

Director: Lauro Chartrand
Stars: Steven Seagal, Dan Badarau, Darren Shahlavi
Pistol Whipped (Video 2008)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Matt is an elite ex-cop whose life has gone down hill since he was kicked off the Force. After a rough encounter with a mysterious henchman, Matt is brought face to face with his only ... See full summary »

Director: Roel Reiné
Stars: Steven Seagal, Paul Calderon, Renée Elise Goldsberry
Into the Sun (2005)
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

When a government official is killed, an American operative with experience in the Yakuza culture is brought into investigate.

Director: mink
Stars: Steven Seagal, Takao Ohsawa, Juliette Marquis
Short | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: Vanilla Ice
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Singer at First Club
...
Johnny
...
Jazz (as Deezer D.)
Kevin Hicks ...
Sir D.
...
Princess
Bobbie Brown ...
Monique (as Bobby Brown)
...
Kathy
...
Roscoe
Dody Goodman ...
Mae
...
Nick (as John Haymes Newton)
...
Grace
...
Gordon
...
Tommy
Brooke Alexander ...
Reporter
...
Clarke
Edit

Storyline

The old teen rebel saga is updated for the rap crowd, unfortunately rapper Vanilla Ice is the teen. Ice shows up on a neon-yellow motorcycle which gets everyone's attention, including the female honor student who has never had a rebellious bone in her body. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When a girl has a heart of stone, there's only one way to melt it. Just add Ice.

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buz Gibi  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,193,062 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Johnny Van Owen's jacket has the following phrases/words/symbols embroidered on it: DANGER, DEEP, Down by law, FREEZE, HYPE, ICE, Lust, ah yeah!, ROLLIN, sex me up, yep yep, ? (question mark), DOPE and the letters "JK" surrounded by a star. See more »

Goofs

After the the Motor Cycle ride Kathy asks Johnny, "where are you from", but her mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Johnny: Hey-yo, wassup ma'am?
Grace Winslow: Can I help you?
Johnny: Yeah, I'm looking for Kat.
Grace Winslow: We don't have a cat.
Johnny: Kathy, your daughter.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The last text of the end credits is :"B kool stay n skool", followed by a quick shot of Ice fixing his hat while on the bike (obviously being pulled on a trailer) before giving the "peace" sign. See more »


Soundtracks

I Want U 2 Know
Written by Denise Lopez and Billy Biddle
Performed by Denise Lopez
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Perfection, thy name is Cool As Ice
11 February 2000 | by (Chapel Hill, NC) – See all my reviews

This film can only be described as brilliant. Cool As Ice is a cinematic tour de force, and it resonates with unique passion and joie de vivre. Every character is brimming with both gritty realism and inspired originality, while the script is simply the best to be penned since Chinatown. Expertly crafted with stunning visuals and sparse narrative, the film presents a fascinating interpretation, through the use of archetypal characters, of the age-old story of the uptown girl and the downtown man. The cinematography is refreshingly restrained, with the intriguing exception of the use of Vanilla Ice's leather jacket as a narrative device. The fresh threads contain numerous words, ranging from "Down by Law" (the name of a punk band), to Yep (1/2 of Ice's catch phrase), to "Sex me up." At relevant moments, the camera will dwell upon a particular word or expression, enhancing the cinematic experience dramatically. Although it is but one example of the film's innovative technique, this device is representative of the consistently inventive, moving and magnificent film. Already a well-respected movie, Cool As Ice will inevitably enter the annals of truly great cinema after sufficient time has past to permit its canonization.


68 of 97 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Ultimate Line-Up Of Bad Rappers Flexraptor
Ice in her mouth myhamismad
Is this the worse tag line ever??? djpray2k
Best Bad Movie Ever? Zor_1983
Where can I locate a copy of this profound film? xOx_Emily_xOx_125
We need this film on Blu-Ray with DTS Master Audio and uncompressed PCM jordanrom
Discuss Cool as Ice (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?