A rapper gets stuck in a small town and falls for a local girl whose family is in witness protection.


David Kellogg


David Stenn
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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


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


Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance


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Did You Know?


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


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 »


Tommy Winslow: As soon as you're done making sex?
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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 »


Cool as Ice (Everybody Get Loose)
Written by Vanilla Ice, Gail 'Sky' King and Princesa
Performed by Vanilla Ice, featuring Naomi Campbell
Courtesy of SBK Records
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Cool As Ice succeeds where Easy Riders failed to create a compelling, gritty perspective on motorcycles and the gritty dreamboats who ride them.
10 February 2003 | by EggsOvaryZSee all my reviews

I can say little about this movie that hasn't been summed up in previous reviews save for this: Buy this movie, it is imperative that you own it. It the the funniest movie I have ever seen in my entire life and will instantly enthrall anyone old enough to remember this crazy idiot. Furthermore, it has been my experience that this gem and an ample supply of alcohol can instantly revive any stagnating party. NOTE: Make sure that you have surround systems in place to capture all of the ridiculous rap numbers as they are essential to the hypnotic effect of this film. As a final note, you may want to have the remote handy as there are scenes that are so hilarious you will want, nay, NEED to rewind them and watch them over and over again. You will no doubt, as I did, come away desperately trying to understand how/why this movie was made. It is an enigma for the ages and unraveling its stupefying mystery is futile. Get some friends together, put on your best pair of mismatched shoes and behold the majesty that is Cool As Ice.

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Release Date:

18 October 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Glendora, California, USA


Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$638,625, 20 October 1991

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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