At the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary, we see Doug Dorsey battered in a vicious hockey game against West Germany. We then see Kate Moseley doing her program and falling when a lift goes bad. Both have fought all their life to get to the Olympics and suddenly the dream has been shattered. The movie then follows Kate, a tempermental but talented figure skater, through many partners until finally her coach resorts to recruiting a hockey player. Through the difficult training of 15 hours of skating a day they finally prepare for Nationals and the Olympics. A romance is budding and their final show could bend or break them as they try to achieve their dreams of an Olympic Gold medal. Written by
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The King of the Rink is about to meet America's Ice Queen.
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Did You Know?
The interaction of Kate & Doug in the film has some resemblance to that of Kate & Petruchio in William Shakespeare
's The Taming of the Shrew and Beatrice & Benedick in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. See more
The first time we see Doug Dorsey, he is in the Olympic village, in bed with a German athlete. As he's scrambling around, getting dressed, he states her name incorrectly. She corrects him by saying, "Ich namen Gita." Even in German, "I name Gita" is grammatically incorrect. See more
Kate, what are you looking for?
Nothing! My earring!
Written by Boris Blank
and Dieter Meier
Performed by Yello See more