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Blades of Glory (2007)

 -  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

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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:

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Box Office

Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,023,836 (UK) (6 April 2007)

Gross:

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

1980 Olympian Lisa Marie Allen was not only the assistant skating choreographer on this movie, but she also appears in the film as the blond "Sweater Mom" who gets licked on the face by Will Ferrell's character during his Stockholm solo. See more »

Goofs

The games they compete in are the World Winter Sports Games, and not the Olympics. Although a spoof on the Olympics, the filmmakers have a little more leeway in "breaking the rules." What is not condoned in the Olympics does not necessarily apply to the World Winter Sports Games. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

Spoofs The Cutting Edge (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Flash's Theme
Written by Brian May
Performed by Queen
Licensed courtesy of EMI Records UK & Hollywood Records Inc.
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I'm happy to say that it is VERY FUNNY
15 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first saw the trailer for this film I didn't think much of it. It looked as if it were just trying to cash in on the popularity of Will Ferrel after the success of Talladega Nights. Well, I was wrong, big time wrong. First off, almost every scene in this film is hilarious and the trailer does it no justice. Don't get me wrong, I love Will Ferrel films for the most part but this one looked like it would be an exception. Instead this film fits perfectly with my taste in comedies like Talladega Nights, Zoolander, Anchorman, Water Boy, Old School and Billy Madison. If you like these kinds of films you will love this film.


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