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Cool as Ice (1991)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  18 October 1991 (USA)
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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.

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Johnny
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Jazz (as Deezer D.)
Kevin Hicks ...
Sir D.
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Princess
Bobbie Brown ...
Monique (as Bobby Brown)
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Kathy
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Roscoe
Dody Goodman ...
Mae
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Nick (as John Haymes Newton)
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Grace
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Gordon
Victor DiMattia ...
Tommy
Brooke Alexander ...
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Clarke
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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>

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

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18 October 1991 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,193,062 (USA)
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Johnny: So, whassup fellas?
Nick: Just doing a little a batting practice on your bike.
Johnny: It's not mine. It's Sir D.'s
Nick: Who is Sir D.
Johnny: He's my homeboy.
Nick: Yea? WELL HOMEBOY THIS!
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Cool as Ice (Everybody Get Loose)
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A divine comedy
27 September 2004 | by (New Haven CT) – See all my reviews

I hesitate to call this movie a really poor film, though don't get me wrong it is quite bad. But I believe it falls into a totally new genre of "crappy cult classics". When watching a film like Cool as Ice, I find myself asking over and over again, Are they serious? Who wrote this film? When they were writing the screenplay were they thinking: Yes, this is gold!

Now though this film is horrible, I find it very quotable which I believe is a major factor in assessing the quality of a film. Lines like "drop that zero and get with a hero" are unforgettable and hilarious. This movie is actually better then 75% of the comedies that are released in the movies today which sometimes even do well in the box office. Such movies come stocked with cliché's and overused jokes and though may be good for a few cheap laughs, are hardly worth seeing. Cool as Ice however is humorous (though not on purpose) and I think can be appreciated by anyone who was growing up during the early 90's. It really sums up what early 1990's were all about. I admit that it may be a little embarrassing if someone were to stumble across this title in your movie collection but if you ever see this movie for sale at a yard sale, I would recommend buying it for the full 1.00 price tag. It is worth watching with friends for some good laughs. My friends and I always mention this movie when discussing movie trivia and pop culture of the last decade. It always makes us smile. And isn't that what you hope for in a good movie?


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