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Miracle (2004)

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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6 February 2004 (USA)  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$64,371,181 (USA) (30 April 2004)
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Herb Brooks was a former U.S. Olympic player in 1964 and 1968. See more »

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When cutting players from the team, one shot shows the name Les Auge crossed off while Craig Patrick crosses off the name Jack Hughes. A short time later another shot shows him crossing off Auge with the name Hughes unmarked. See more »

Quotes

Herb Brooks: So, why don't we start with some introductions. YOu know, get to know eacother a little bit. Where you from. Who you are.
[looks at McClanahan]
Herb Brooks: Go ahead.
Rob McClanahan: Rob McClanahan. St. Paul Minnesota.
Herb Brooks: Who do you play for?
Rob McClanahan: I play for you. Here at the U.
Herb Brooks: Jack?
Jack O'Callahan: Jack O'Callahan. Charlestown, Mass. Boston University.
Herb Brooks: Over here.
[looks at Ralph Cox]
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Crazy Credits

After all of the credits roll, there is a short video clip of Herb Brooks. See more »

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Edited into The Sound of 'Miracle' (2004) See more »

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Rockford Files Theme
Written by Mike Post, Pete Carpenter
Performed by Mike Post
By Arrangement with Universal Television, A Division of Universal City Studios LLLP
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Good movie
30 March 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I was wary at first of Disney production of this film. I didn't want the cheesy Mighty Ducks type of sports movie, especially when dealing with the awesome task completed by these players. I thought the film makers did a nice job and the movie itself was quite entertaining. I think it exposes a whole generation to the 1980 U.S. hockey team and what they accomplished. Even though I am not a fan of Kurt Russell, I thought he was very good as Herb Brooks. He had the mannerisms and the voice down very well. Russell is a huge hockey fan himself so I know it was honor for him to play Brooks. For die hard hockey fans, this movie will entertain and it does not poison the game action or what it is really like to play hockey.


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