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Cool as Ice -- It's Ice, Ice, baby, all the way as rapper Vanilla Ice stars as motorcycle-riding bad boy Johnny, who attempts to melt the heart of an uptight high school honors student.


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Writer (WGA):
David Stenn (written by)
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Release Date:
18 October 1991 (USA) See more »
When a girl has a heart of stone, there's only one way to melt it. Just add Ice.
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Naomi Campbell ... Singer at First Club

Vanilla Ice ... Johnny

Deezer D ... Jazz (as Deezer D.)
Kevin Hicks ... Sir D.

Allison Dean ... Princess
Bobbie Brown ... Monique (as Bobby Brown)

Kristin Minter ... Kathy

Sydney Lassick ... Roscoe
Dody Goodman ... Mae

John Newton ... Nick (as John Haymes Newton)

Candy Clark ... Grace

Michael Gross ... Gordon
Victor DiMattia ... Tommy
Brooke Alexander ... Reporter

Jack McGee ... Clarke
Ted Swanson ... Bartender

S.A. Griffin ... Morrisey
Louie Bonanno ... Sugar Shack Singer

Portia Dawson ... Tracy
Amy Tenowich ... Lisa

Kathryn Morris ... Jen (as Kathy Morris)
Crawford Binion ... Cop
Tracey Bass ... Singer at Final Club
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cameo Cara Martine ... Announcer (uncredited)
Brian Patrick ... Dancer (uncredited)
Tera Tabrizi ... Club Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
David Kellogg 
Writing credits
David Stenn (written by)

Produced by
Martin Bandier .... executive producer
Shep Gordon .... executive producer
Charles Koppelman .... executive producer
Carolyn Pfeiffer .... producer
Ted Swanson .... line producer (as Ted Adams Swanson)
Lionel Wigram .... producer
Original Music by
Stanley Clarke 
Cinematography by
Janusz Kaminski (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Debra Goldfield 
Casting by
Johanna Ray 
Production Design by
Nina Ruscio 
Art Direction by
Carey Meyer 
Set Decoration by
Sally Nicholaou Hamilton 
Costume Design by
Ingrid Ferrin 
Makeup Department
Mindy Hall .... key makeup artist
Susan Mills .... key hair stylist
Ann Pala .... additional hair stylist
Ann Pala .... additional makeup artist
Paul Starr .... makeup artist: Naomi Campbell
Production Management
Bill Reid .... post-production supervisor
D. Smith .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew J. Clark .... first assistant director (as Matthew Clark)
Robert Lorenz .... second assistant director
Clay Newbill .... second assistant director
Rachael Splinter .... additional assistant director
William Bradford Swanson .... additional assistant director (as Bradford Swanson)
Lionel Wigram .... second unit director
Bob Wishnefsky .... additional assistant director (as Robert Wishnefsky)
Art Department
David Creech .... set dresser
Michael Devine .... assistant art director
Bob Fox .... construction coordinator
Stanford Gilbert .... property assistant (as Stanford S. Gilbert)
Todd Jacques .... leadman
David Neil Jensen .... assistant art director (as David Thor Jensen)
Meegan King .... construction foreman
Rick Newsome .... production illustrator (as Richard Newsome)
King Orba .... property assistant (as Mark Wallace)
Christopher Parker .... leadman
Cheri Paul .... property master
Stephen Reece .... carpenter
Twyla Reppen .... painter
Anthony Scott .... lead scenic artist
Anthony Siarkiewicz .... lead scenic artist (as Anthony Scott)
Chris Vail .... on-set dresser (as Christopher Vail)
Larry Whitney .... utility construction
Mark Wilson .... head carpenter
Robert J. Young .... set dresser (as Robert Young)
Sound Department
David W. Alstadter .... foley mixer (as David W. Alstadler)
Charles R. Beith Jr. .... sound editor (as Charles R. Beith)
Bill Bell .... sound editor
Karla Caldwell .... adr supervisor
Craig Cathers .... sound recordist
Tim Chilton .... foley walker (as Timothy Chilton)
Jerry Clemans .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Costanza .... sound editor (as Robert Costanza)
Mary Jo Devenney .... production sound mixer
David C. Eichhorn .... sound editor (as David Eichhorn)
Scott Eilers .... sound editor
Robert L. Harman .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert Harman)
Philip A. Hess .... sound editor (as Philip Hess)
J. Michael Hooser .... supervising sound editor (as Michael Hooser)
Alan Howarth .... additional sound designer
Kevin Kubota .... boom operator (as Kevin Y. Kubota)
John LaPage .... cableman (as John La Page)
Dan Luna .... sound editor (as Daniel Luna)
Gary Macheel .... supervising sound editor
A. David Marshall .... sound editor
Bill Rojas .... sound facility supervisor
Jill Schachne .... foley walker
Gary Shinkle .... sound editor
Dean St. John .... adr recordist
Dean St. John .... foley recordist
Mark Steele .... sound editor
Richard S. Steele .... sound editor (as Richard Steele)
Allen L. Stone .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Terusa .... sound editor
Carol Tipton .... sound recordist
Troy Wilcox .... audio playback
Special Effects by
Ruck Goldreyer .... special effects
Peter Knowlton .... special effects
Brian Avery .... stunt player
Rick Avery .... stunt coordinator
Rick Avery .... stunt player
Charlie Brewer .... stunt player
Greg Wayne Elam .... stunt player (as Greg W. Elam)
Richard Epper .... stunt player
Lance Gilbert .... stunt player
Andy Gill .... stunt player
Jack Gill .... stunt player
Marguerite Happy .... stunt player
Brett A. Jones .... stunt player (as Brett Jones)
Bob Minor .... stunt player
Wayne Montanio .... stunt player
Noon Orsatti .... stunt player
Kym Washington .... stunt player
Lavern Whitt .... stunt player (as La Vern Whitt)
Camera and Electrical Department
Marek Bojsza .... electrician (as Marek Bojska)
Michael Browne .... electrician
Michael A. Broz .... first assistant camera
Rick Favazzo .... crane operator: Louma crane (as Richard Favazzo)
Mauro Fiore .... chief lighting technician
Jarek Gorczycki .... best boy electric
Michael J. Jacobs .... special still photographer
Peter Jensen .... Steadicam operator
John Johnson .... still photographer (as John P. Johnson)
Scott C. Johnston .... dolly grip
Andrea Kampic .... film loader
Rob Lewbel .... electrician
Flavio Martínez Labiano .... camera operator (as Flavio Labiano)
Steven Meizler .... second assistant camera
Bob Myers .... grip
Jeffrey C. Mygatt .... best boy grip
Richard Pelusi .... key grip
Allan S. Robinson .... swingman
Gilbert Salas .... first assistant camera
Brett Santucci .... grip (as Brett 'Tooch' Santucci)
Mark Spath .... second assistant camera
J. Wesley Tillman .... grip
Scott Toland .... grip
Michael G. Wojciechowski .... second camera operator (as Michael Wojociechowski)
Casting Department
Diana Carroll .... extras casting
Tony Hobbs .... extras casting
Donna Morong .... casting associate (as Donna Jacobson)
Shannon Ward .... casting assistant (as Shannon M. Ward)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lynda Foote .... costume supervisor
Vincent Lapper .... wardrobe assistant
Catherine Weaver .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Caroline Biggerstaff .... supervising editor
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Daniel Craven .... second assistant editor
David Orr .... color timer
Ellie Brooks Vizard .... second assistant editor (as Ellie Brooks)
Music Department
Jamie Forester .... supervising music editor (as Jamie Gelb)
Pete Ganbarg .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Bob Crisafulli .... driver
Jim Frear .... transportation coordinator
Bob Green .... driver
Thomas J. Hoke .... driver
Vincent L. Modugno .... driver
John Reed .... driver
Leroy Reed .... driver
Dan Riportella .... transportation captain (as Danny Riportella)
Clarence Rodriguez .... driver
Tommy Ray Smith .... driver
Chuck Visconte .... driver
Other crew
Tamara Allen .... assistant production coordinator
Susan Bradley .... title designer
Mady Manson Burza .... assistant production accountant
Andrew Day .... production office assistant
Jane Everett .... assistant: Mr. Wigram
Lulu Heideman .... assistant: Mr. Kellogg
Pat Jackson .... production welfare worker (as Patrick Jackson)
Jana Karas .... first aid
Nancy Lazarus .... assistant location manager
Jesse Long .... script supervisor (as Jesse H. Long)
Sharon Medearis .... horse wrangler
Deborah J. Page .... location assistant
Larry Pearson .... location manager
Peggy Rosson .... production accountant (as Peggy Ann Rosson)
Deborah Simmrin .... unit publicist
Ginny Warner .... production coordinator
Daniel Wheatcroft .... studio executive
John Siedenburg .... caterer: head chef (uncredited)

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91 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:PG | Germany:12 | Iceland:L | Sweden:11 | UK:PG | USA:PG (certificate #31403)
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Did You Know?

Gwyneth Paltrow almost took the role of Kathy until her father advised her against it.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Johnny first picks up Kat from her house, where she has lived all of her life, she very briefly tries to push the front gate instead of pulling it.See more »
Kathy:And then I went straight to Nick's house. And I didn't touch it at Nick's house.
Tommy Winslow:Ha-hah!
Kathy:Shut up.
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55 out of 62 people found the following review useful.
A divine comedy, 27 September 2004
Author: dickhoff3 from New Haven CT

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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