Four Jamaicans form their countries first ever Bobsled team to compete in the upcoming 1988 Winter Olympics. They enlist the help of a disgraced former Olympic gold winner to reluctantly coach them. However, when they reach Canada they're treated as outsiders by the other teams, who fear they'll only succeed in embarrassing the sport.Written by
When the race starts and little boys in Jamaica start to draw timetable on blackboard, there is Finland listed among the countries, but in reality Finland has never participated in bobsleigh at the Olympics. See more »
[Junior marches up to Josef Grul and spins him around]
Now, you look! I will not be talked to that way! So you'd better come up with a damn good apology or else!
["is that so?"]
Or else what?
[punches him on shoulder]
[taken aback a bit]
Huh, Jamaica? "Or else" what?
[pushes Junior to floor and then gets down in his face]
Come on, Jamaica say something!
[Two big feet come into view. Grul looks up]
No problem, mon.
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Rise Above It
Written by P.C. Harris and Peter Curry
Performed by Lock, Stock and Barrel See more »
Cool running has to be the funniest ever made by the late John Candy
I have seen this movie at least 7 times and still get the greatest laugh from it. It has humor, sense of competition to win the big event with all their hearts. Just good clean overall fun and great story line which I understand was derived from a true story.
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