Four men take time from their personal problems to reunite as a curling team and compete in a bonspiel that will restore their honour.

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James B. Douglas ...
Donald Foley
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Amy Foley
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Barbara Gordon ...
Eva Foley
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Julie Foley
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Brandon Foley
Stan Coles ...
Minister
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Neil Bucyk
Darryl Casselman ...
Ronnie
Mike 'Nug' Nahrgang ...
Nug McTeague (as Nug)
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Eddie Strombeck
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Lilly Strombeck
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Joanne
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James Lennox
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Linda Bucyk
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Paul Gross stars as the leader of a recently reunited curling team from a small Canadian town. This offbeat comedy follows the team as they work through their respective life issues and struggle to win the championship for the sake of their late coach. Written by Alea Intrica

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There's More Than One Way To Sweep a Woman Off Her Feet.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »

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22 November 2002 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Faceci z miotlami  »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,765 (USA) (20 September 2002)

Gross:

$4,239,767 (USA) (20 September 2002)
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Trivia

The University of Toronto Men's varsity curling team were used as stand ins for Paul Gross' team. See more »

Goofs

Throughout many of the games you will see that there are many rocks left in the house. The true way of counting score in curling is whoever has the closet rock to the button gets 1 point, then for every other rock that is closer gets another point until an opponent's rock is closer then any more in the house. During many of the games some houses were left with up to 5 rocks in the house with no opposing rocks. The scores should have been much higher in all the games, most notably in the final game. See more »

Quotes

Joanne: [discussing curling] Okay. Like shuttleboard.
James Lennox: It's shufflebaord and no. You gotta think like snooker, poker, and free-rock climbing. This is dangerous shit.
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References Amadeus (1984) See more »

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Throwing Off Glass
Written and Performed by The Tragically Hip
Written by The Tragically Hip
Weiner Art, Arte Humane, Dirty Shorts, Bhaji Maker, Ching Music (SOCAN)
p. 2002 Universal Music
Courtesy of Universal Music Canada
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a gem in Saturday afternoon schlub
1 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's not much I can say about this film that a true critic would. I can't tell you about the depth in characters or plot, or how unrealistic it might/might not be. I can tell you, though, I did enjoy watching this movie Saturday afternoon in my PJ's with my little sister. In the summer we kids really have nothing better to do sometimes than watch movies and go biking. Only Macy has a bike, so we stayed in one particular day. Roaming through or scalable-less TV stations we found a delightfully odd movie called "Men With Brooms". It was quirky, it was cute, it was all we needed to have a good few hours together. Okay,so it's not the greatest comedy ever written- it serves it's purpose of entertaining and that's all that matters to me. Watch it, enjoy it, don't examine it!


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