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Blades of Glory (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  30 March 2007 (USA)
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In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.




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When rivalry between the world's best men's figure skaters - sex addicted, improvisational Chazz Michael Michaels and germophobic, precise Jimmy MacElroy - breaks into a fight on the awards platform, they're banned from the event for life. Three years later, desire for a gold medal and a careful reading of the rules lead them to compete as skating's first male-male pair. Can they overcome mutual dislike, limited time to prepare, their coach's secret past, and the dirty tricks of their main opponents, the Van Waldenberg siblings? The key to victory or defeat may lie in the attraction of the virginal Jimmy toward Katie, the Van Waldenbergs' little sister. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Kick Some Ice


Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language, a comic violent image and some drug references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les rois du patin  »

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Box Office


$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,014,202 (USA) (30 March 2007)


$118,153,533 (USA) (6 July 2007)

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Did You Know?


The hotel that Jimmy and Chazz stay in when they're in Montreal is actually a famous building called "Habitat 67", designed by Moshe Safdie in honor of Canada's centennial. In reality it is not a hotel, but a privately owned condominium complex. See more »


After Chazz comes out from the behind the curtain in full wizard costume for the second show of the Grublets on Ice, Chazz is drinking a flask within his wizard mask with an ungloved and costume-less hand. See more »


[first lines]
Darren MacElroy: [watching a young Jimmy skate at an orphanage] I'll take him.
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Crazy Credits

During closing credits, Hector plays with Jimmy, Chazz, and Hector action figures. See more »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.20 (2010) See more »


Call Him a Thief
Written & Performed by Circe Link
Published by Narccisiphus Music (BMI)
Courtesy of MS-Pro
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User Reviews

Will Ferrell does not Disappoint!!
30 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a must see. If you enjoy Ferrell you will love this film. It is just a feel good laugh out loud comedy. There is not a bad performance in the movie. I didn't care for the Hector (Nick Swardson) story line. It was mildly funny in a sort of creepy/annoying way. That is the only blemish on this hilarious movie though. Ferrell and Heder play very well off each other. I am glad to see Heder play something a little different then Dynamite. Yes he sounds very similar but thats his voice. Poehler and Arnett make a great pair that you love to hate. Its great to see Craig T. Nelson doing what he does best, playing a coach. The end of this film rides the line of being either so stupid or comic genius, For my money its GENIUS!!

This film is a must see. Especially if you are a Ferrell fan. It is great. Full of new lines destined to become classics quoted by the teens of America.

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