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The Cutting Edge (1992)

 -  Drama | Romance | Sport  -  27 March 1992 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Doug Dorsey (as D. B. Sweeney)
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Hale Forrest
Chris Benson ...
Walter Dorsey
Kevin Peeks ...
Brian Newman
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Rick Tuttle
Rachelle Ottley ...
Lorie Peckarovski
Steve Sears ...
Spindler
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Gita
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Doctor
R.D. Reid ...
Calgary Cop
Dick Grant ...
Olympic Commentator
Melanie Miller ...
Olympic Commentator
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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 Pat Delin <jscott@iastate.edu>

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Also Known As:

PasiĆ³n por el triunfo  »

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$25,105,517 (USA)
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Some of the commentators and reporters were actual U.S. figure skating stars. Judy Blumberg (one of the Nationals and Olympic commentators) was a US ice dance champ and Olympic medalist, JoJo Starbuck, the blonde interviewer who is at rinkside when Kate and Doug come off the ice after their Olympic short program, was a US pairs champion in the early '70s, and Robin Cousins (Nationals commentator, who also choreographed the skating programs) was a men's Olympic and World champion from Britain. (For some reason the filmmakers chose to dub over his English accent with an American voice.) See more »

Goofs

At the New Year's Eve party, when Doug and Hale are having their little confrontation, Kate is facing the camera between them. She chooses not to participate, does a 180 turn, and walks away, to join a group of ladies across the room. She stops with her back to the camera. In a micro-second(after a poor edit) she is shown on the opposite side of the group, facing the camera. See more »

Quotes

Jack Moseley: What about Spindler?
Anton: Spindler? Spindler say before he skate with her, he wear garlic from neck and sleep with cross. Who is left?
[speaks Russian]
Anton: I am at bottom of barrel.
Jack Moseley: Then you find another barrel.
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Street of Dreams
Written by Carl Sturken and Evan Rogers
Performed by Nia Peeples
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A Nod to the Rom/Coms of YesterYear
31 July 2004 | by (Dorset, UK) – See all my reviews

The Cutting Edge is a classic movie and one which I never get tired of watching.

The chemistry between Moira Kelly and D.B. Sweeney really sells this picture, even before you see the impressive scenery and fantastic skating sequences.

The script is filled with quotable gems, (It's not like his nose was perfect) and what could be a fairly thin story (that, OK, has been done before) is lifted firmly out of the cliche zone by first class direction, a thumping early 90's pop soundtrack and breathtaking choreography.

I can't fault this movie - it's one of my top five - and would recommend it as a family favourite.

This movie gets a very enthusiastic 10/10 from me.


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