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Miracle (2004)

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Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Kurt Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Herb Brooks
... Patti Brooks
... Craig Patrick
Sean McCann ... Walter Bush
... Doc Nagobads
... Jim Craig
... Mike Eruzione
... Jack O'Callahan
... Rob McClanahan
... Ralph Cox
... Mark Johnson
Bobby Hanson ... Dave Silk
... Mike Ramsey
Billy Schneider ... Buzz Schneider
Nate Miller ... John 'Bah' Harrington
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Storyline

The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do you believe in miracles? Yes! Written by Sujit R. Varma

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The story of the greatest moment in sports history. See more »


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Rated PG for language and some rough sports action | See all certifications »

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6 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csoda a jégen  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,377,577, 8 February 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$64,378,093, 6 May 2004

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,445,708
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Trivia

Michael Mantenuto (Jack O'Callahan) left acting to join the US Army. He fought ISIS in Iran and Syria as a member of the Green Berets. Sadly, Mantenuto died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound in April 2017. See more »

Goofs

Valeri Kharlamov, one of the best Soviet players, ever, is depicted as being a right-handed shot in the movie. He was a left-handed shot in real life. See more »

Quotes

Herb Brooks: How about you?
Mark Pavelich: Mark Pavelich.
Herb Brooks: Who do you play for?
Mark Pavelich: UMD Bulldogs.
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Crazy Credits

During the final Walt Disney Pictures logo, you hear Herb say, "Again," then a whistle blows and the logo goes off. See more »

Connections

Edited into From Hockey to Hollywood: Actors' Journeys (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Bugler's Dream
Written by Leo Arnaud
Performed by John Williams / Boston Pops Orchestra
Courtesy of Sony Classical
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A Miracle for Disney
13 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Don't let the fact that this is a Disney movie deter you from watching a thoroughly enjoyable and adult-level sports movie for two-plus hours. Kurt Russell does an excellent job portraying coach Herb Brooks as a complex and sometimes ruthless and inscrutable leader. Very UN-Disney-like indeed.

I am not a hockey fan - in fact I dislike the game intensely - yet I enjoyed the well-crafted scenes of competitive team play. Knowing the outcome of the BIG GAME did not detract at all from the excitement and suspense surrounding it. Sort of like the suspense Ron Howard achieved in Apollo 13 (where we knew in advance the outcome, but were worried about and later relieved for our astronauts).

A must-see for sports fans and non-fans alike.


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