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Miracle (2004)

PG  |   |  Drama, History, Sport  |  6 February 2004 (USA)
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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.

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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

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

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Csoda a jégen  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$64,371,181 (USA) (30 April 2004)
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This film is considered one of the most accurate depictions of true events, including dialogue. See more »

Goofs

Before the Christmas scene we see a headline from a newspaper that reads: "Soviets Invade Afghanistan". In the next scene it's Christmas. The Russian invasion took place on 29 December 1979. See more »

Quotes

Cox: I'm Ralph Cox. I'm from where ever's not gonna get me hit.
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Crazy Credits

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

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Nightly News Theme '82
Written by Joe Sicurella, Tony Smythe, Bob Christianson
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A Miracle for Disney
13 May 2005 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

Don't let the fact that this is a Disney movie deter you from watching a thoroughly enjoyable and adult-level sports movie for two-plus hours. Kurt Russell does an excellent job portraying coach Herb Brooks as a complex and sometimes ruthless and inscrutable leader. Very UN-Disney-like indeed.

I am not a hockey fan - in fact I dislike the game intensely - yet I enjoyed the well-crafted scenes of competitive team play. Knowing the outcome of the BIG GAME did not detract at all from the excitement and suspense surrounding it. Sort of like the suspense Ron Howard achieved in Apollo 13 (where we knew in advance the outcome, but were worried about and later relieved for our astronauts).

A must-see for sports fans and non-fans alike.


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