MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 56 this week

Miracle (2004)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 31,770 users   Metascore: 68/100
Reviews: 283 user | 127 critic | 36 from Metacritic.com

Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 22 Jun 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 03 Jan 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 13 Mar 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Miracle" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Miracle.

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Rookie (2002)
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A Texas baseball coach makes the major league after agreeing to try out if his high school team made the playoffs.

Director: John Lee Hancock
Stars: Dennis Quaid, J.D. Evermore, Rachel Griffiths
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Stars: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta
The Sandlot (1993)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog.

Director: David M. Evans
Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna
Touchback (2011)
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.

Director: Don Handfield
Stars: Brian Presley, Kurt Russell, Melanie Lynskey
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.

Director: Stephen Herek
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a race horse with a broken leg.

Director: John Gatins
Stars: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Oded Fehr
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Sean McCann ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Bobby Hanson ...
...
Mike Ramsey
Billy Schneider ...
Nate Miller ...
Edit

Storyline

The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do you believe in miracles? Yes! Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The story of the greatest moment in sports history. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family | History | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some rough sports action | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csoda a jégen  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,377,577 (USA) (6 February 2004)

Gross:

$64,371,181 (USA) (30 April 2004)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.40 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Right before the Soviets score the first goal of the game, Schneider is slashed by Krutov, falls down on the ice and loses control of the puck to a Soviet player. In the real game, however, there is no slash on the play, only a stick check by Krutov which is permitted in ice hockey, and Schneider doesn't fall either. See more »

Goofs

On a power play against the USSR, coach Herb Brooks tells the Smurf Line to get on the ice. The Smurf Line was actually the "Coneheads" Line (Mark Pavelich, John Harrington and Buzz Schneider). See more »

Quotes

Mike Eruzione: Mike Eruzione! Winthrop, Massachusettes!
Herb Brooks: Who do you play for?
Mike Eruzione: I play for the United States of America!
See more »

Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Herb Brooks who died shortly after principal photography was completed. He never saw it. He lived it. See more »

Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Star Spangled Banner
Arranged by Chris Zurzolo
Performed by Lauren Hart
Courtesy of The Philadelphia Flyers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

I don't like hockey, but this was a good movie
29 November 2004 | by (TN) – See all my reviews

I was too young to have known anything about this game when it was played in real life, but it was definitely more than a game. It concerned world politics and the cold war. The movie did a good job showing how seemingly impossible it seemed for the young American team to beat the best team in the world who had been playing together for 10 years. And Kurt Russell did a good job as the tough coach who was hard on the players to get the most out of them. I also liked the way the hockey games were filmed. I think hockey is the most boring sport and I don't know any of the rules, but the way it was filmed let the least knowlegdable person follow what was going on.

FINAL VERDICT: If you like sports movies, then don't miss this one.


41 of 55 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What happened to 'Take it to you *beep* grave' speech? jamesmkruger
Did any1 cry at this movie. dante-dibello
Who are your favorite hockey players in the NHL ? Kat770
Why is hockey so unimportant in the USA? monster614
Best 5 Sports Movies Ever! vikred
kurt russell ruined the character razorblade_19
Discuss Miracle (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?