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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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Storyline

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

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30 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

According to the flags being raised, the four medalists at Worlds were from the United States, South Korea, and Sweden. South Korea has never medaled in men's singles at the World Championships, and Sweden has not medaled in that discipline since 1929. Furthermore, in the event of a first place tie, there would be no silver medal handed out, only the bronze, meaning that Sweden would have to suffice with a bronze and South Korea would have been left empty-handed in fourth place. See more »

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When Chazz goes to see Katie in the hotel room, the door behind him goes from open to closed to open again. 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 »


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The Grublets Song
Written by Theodore Shapiro & Mike Himelstein
Performed by Randy Crenshaw, Beverly Staunton (as Beverley Staunton) and Dena Diamond
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Blades of Glory IS Comedy
31 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Overall i would have to say the movie is nothing too special but is a very funny film i would like to see again. If you're looking for something to relax and enjoy a entertaining hour and a half with a friend, this is a good movie to go to. Will Ferrel is funny as in other films and fans of his will like it. John heder's character in some ways resembles napoleon dynamite with different flavor but it works. only concern would be for any young children because of the prevailance of sexuality. If you're offended by homosexuality there will be certain parts you will loath. But most people shouldn't be offended and will find this movie very entertaining.


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