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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Singer at First Club
Jazz (as Deezer D.)
Kevin Hicks ...
Sir D.
Bobbie Brown ...
Monique (as Bobby Brown)
Dody Goodman ...
Nick (as John Haymes Newton)
Victor DiMattia ...
Brooke Alexander ...


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 <>

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


Comedy | Music | Romance


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Release Date:

18 October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buz Gibi  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)


$1,193,062 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Lisa Marie was offered the role of Kathy Winslow, but declined. See more »


After the motorcycle ride, Kathy asks Johnny, "Where are you from" without moving her mouth. See more »


Johnny: Check this though, I'll be right over there.
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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 »


Clarinet Polka
Written by Jimmy Dorsey
Performed by Stanley Clarke
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9 September 2004 | by (VANILLA ICE'S HOUSE) – See all my reviews

This movie gave me a happy man from start to finish it was perhaps the greatest movie of all time. I would credit this movie with curing my cancer and bringing down communism in Russia. I think that if Vanilla Ice make another film it may very well cure AIDS!!! Vanilla Ice is not only a great musical artist but could be the next DeNiro when it comes to acting.

I thought the movie was totally gerbilicous! I give it the Richard Gere thumbs up! I have loved Mr Kellogs directing from his PLAYBOY work to Inspector Gadget the man has an eye for directing great cinema. Forget Spielberg, Kellog is the MAN!!!

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