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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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?


Stranz and Fairchild plot to injure Chazz "below the knee and above the ankle," references the attack on Nancy Kerrigan prior to the 1994 Winter Olympics. See more »


Many of the lifts Chazz and Jimmy perform are dance lifts, not pairs lifts. These are not illegal in pairs competition and have been performed by many pairs skaters in international competition, and therefore would not be something Scott Hamilton had never seen before. (Unless Hamilton has never watched ice dance.) Despite what Coach claims, there is no specific lift named a "dance lift". Rather, the term refers to a variety of lifts done in ice dancing. 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 »


References TRON (1982) See more »


Con Te Partiro
Written by Francesco Sartori and Lucio Quarantotto
Performed by Andrea Bocelli
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User Reviews

Wonderful Film! I Loved It!
31 March 2007 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie last night and I have to say that I was impressed. I went with a friend to see this and I didn't think it would be that funny. The trailers were hilarious, but I thought they had used up all the funny jokes in the trailer and left nothing for the movie, boy was I wrong. If I went more than 5 minutes without laughing, there were very few times I did.

The story is quick and is fast paced, I was never once bored or wondering what time it was and when it was over, I wanted to go back and watch it again!

I have never been much of a Will Ferrel fan, but now I am, he was absolutely hilarious and it was a great match to put him with Jon Hede. They played off of each other wonderfully and just a random argument between them had you rolling on the floor with laughter. The movie stayed pretty fresh and I didn't feel like it was mindless humor and I even really felt for the characters.

It was a funny and interesting plot and unique and you couldn't really, entirely predict the ending, so it kept me guess. What was great,was that it started off really strong and ended strong as well and the ending left you pretty satisfied. For a comedy, it surpassed my expectations and I simply loved it! I recommend anyone and everyone to see this movie! I loved it!!! 5/5 stars!!

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