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On Edge (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 1 March 2001 (USA)
Wendy, Veda, and J.C. are part of Southern California's thriving figure skating community - the bottom part. Luckily this is America, the land of opportunity, where a dream in your heart ... See full summary »

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Zamboni Phil
Tai Babilonia ...
Regionals Judge #5
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Chanel 127 Cameraman
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Mother #2
Kirk Blada ...
Wendy's Brother
Tracey Brown ...
Skater
Gia Buonaguro ...
Waitress (as Gia Bonaguro)
Yule Caise ...
Police Officer #1
Peter Carruthers ...
Regionals Judge #1
Lina Chmiel ...
Curvaceous Skater
Marsha Clark ...
Irate Mother
Steven Cousins ...
Regionals Judge #3
Jennifer Darling ...
Mother #3
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Patsy Cain
Veronica De La Cruz ...
Courtnee Chin
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Wendy, Veda, and J.C. are part of Southern California's thriving figure skating community - the bottom part. Luckily this is America, the land of opportunity, where a dream in your heart and personal gain in your sights can propel almost anyone to stardom. With this in mind Wendy, Veda, and J.C. are fighting their way to Olympic glory. But first they have to win the Regional Competition - and there can only be ONE winner. Will it be Veda? The beautiful ice princess who responds to her over-bearing mother by routinely puking up her lunch. Or Wendy? The plus-size skater with the super-plus libido. And what about J.C.? The orphaned trailer park girl who'd gladly trade you a pack of smokes for a sequined thong. Under the watchful gaze of Zamboni Phil, the girls train, toil and plot their way to success. Let the Games begin! Written by Anonymous

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"Spinal Tap" on ice!

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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1 March 2001 (USA)  »

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Fexe mou kai... glystrisa!  »

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Neither A.J. Langer nor Marissa Jaret Winokur could ice skate before this movie. They trained at an ice rink for two weeks before the movie started, at their own expense. See more »

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References Hard Copy (1989) See more »

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Works for gymnasts too
8 October 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Never did competitive ice skating, but everything--the rivalry, the fat- shaming, the ruthless mothers trying to live through their kids--transfers quite well from competitive gymnastics, which I did do. Enjoyed seeing A.J. Langer, "My So-Called Life's" legendary "Rayanne," as a trash-talking trailer tramp. Probably the people who have the worst time with this movie will be the ones who either a) know nothing about competitive sports, or b) hate having their illusions destroyed. It's a more humorous take than sports expose "Little Girls in Pretty Boxes" or Jennifer Sey's gymnastics memoir, "Chalked Up," but I'd say the satire is probably spot on.


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