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Cool as Ice (1991)

A rap-oriented remake of The Wild One (1953), with heavy emphasis on the fact that Vanilla Ice has assumed the Marlon Brando role.

Director:

David Kellogg

Writer:

David Stenn
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naomi Campbell ... Singer at First Club
Vanilla Ice ... Johnny
Deezer D ... Jazz (as Deezer D.)
Kevin Hicks Kevin Hicks ... Sir D.
Allison Dean ... Princess
Bobbie Brown ... Monique (as Bobby Brown)
Kristin Minter ... Kathy
Sydney Lassick ... Roscoe
Dody Goodman ... Mae
John Newton ... Nick (as John Haymes Newton)
Candy Clark ... Grace
Michael Gross ... Gordon
Victor DiMattia ... Tommy
Brooke Alexander Brooke Alexander ... Reporter
Jack McGee ... Clarke
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Storyline

The old teen rebel saga is updated for the rap crowd, unfortunately rapper Vanilla Ice is the teen. Ice shows up on a neon-yellow motorcycle which gets everyone's attention, including the female honor student who has never had a rebellious bone in her body. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

When a girl has a heart of stone, there's only one way to melt it. Just add Ice.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buz Gibi See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendora, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$638,625, 20 October 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,193,062
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gwyneth Paltrow almost took the role of Kathy until her father advised her against it. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny steps out from Kathy's room, climbs through the window, and the lawn sprinklers start working, he jumps over camera rails. See more »

Quotes

Kathy: I'll see you later.
Johnny: You're seeing me now.
Kathy: Oh, I'm seeing you now.
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Crazy Credits

The last text of the end credits is :"B kool stay n skool", followed by a quick shot of Ice fixing his hat while on the bike (obviously being pulled on a trailer) before giving the "peace" sign. See more »

Connections

Featured in Vanilla Ice Archive (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Crazy
Written by Patrick Demeyer, Olivier Abbeloos, Daisy Dee (as Daisy Rollocks),
M.C. Bones and Tim Benjamin
Performed by Daisy Dee
Courtesy of LMR Records / Dance Street
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A divine comedy
27 September 2004 | by dickhoff3See all my reviews

I hesitate to call this movie a really poor film, though don't get me wrong it is quite bad. But I believe it falls into a totally new genre of "crappy cult classics". When watching a film like Cool as Ice, I find myself asking over and over again, Are they serious? Who wrote this film? When they were writing the screenplay were they thinking: Yes, this is gold!

Now though this film is horrible, I find it very quotable which I believe is a major factor in assessing the quality of a film. Lines like "drop that zero and get with a hero" are unforgettable and hilarious. This movie is actually better then 75% of the comedies that are released in the movies today which sometimes even do well in the box office. Such movies come stocked with cliché's and overused jokes and though may be good for a few cheap laughs, are hardly worth seeing. Cool as Ice however is humorous (though not on purpose) and I think can be appreciated by anyone who was growing up during the early 90's. It really sums up what early 1990's were all about. I admit that it may be a little embarrassing if someone were to stumble across this title in your movie collection but if you ever see this movie for sale at a yard sale, I would recommend buying it for the full 1.00 price tag. It is worth watching with friends for some good laughs. My friends and I always mention this movie when discussing movie trivia and pop culture of the last decade. It always makes us smile. And isn't that what you hope for in a good movie?


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