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I, Tonya (2017)

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Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Director:

Craig Gillespie

Writer:

Steven Rogers
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margot Robbie ... Tonya
Sebastian Stan ... Jeff
Allison Janney ... LaVona
Julianne Nicholson ... Diane Rawlinson
Paul Walter Hauser ... Shawn
Bobby Cannavale ... Martin Maddox
Bojana Novakovic ... Dody Teachman
Caitlin Carver ... Nancy Kerrigan
Maizie Smith Maizie Smith ... Tonya (3 1 / 2 Yrs)
Mckenna Grace ... Tonya (8-12 Yrs)
Suehyla El-Attar ... Skater Mom
Jason Davis ... Al
Mea Allen ... Snooty Girl
Cory Chapman ... Chris
Amy Fox ... Skating Judge

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Storyline

From the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon, former competitive figure skater Tonya Harding was never fully accepted in the figure skating community for not inherently being the image of grace, breeding and privilege that the community wanted to portray, despite she being naturally gifted in the sport athletically. Despite ultimately garnering some success in figure skating being national champion, a world championship medalist, an Olympian, and being the first American woman to complete a Triple Axel in competition, she is arguably best known for her association to "the incident": the leg bashing on January 6, 1994 of her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan, who, unlike Tonya, was everything that the figure skating community wanted in their representatives. Her association to that incident led to Tonya being banned from competitive figure skating for life. Tonya's story from the beginning of her figure skating life at age four to the aftermath of the incident is presented... Written by Huggo

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, violence, and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film was one of two movies released in 2017 to feature "The Chain" by Fleetwood Mac on their soundtrack. The other was Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). See more »

Goofs

When Tonya is competing in the 1994 Olympics, during the broken lace incident, she is wearing almost new, pristine skates. Skaters wear the same skates used in their intense practices, where the skates get banged up and scuffed. If they switched to new skates for the competition, they wouldn't be properly broken in. Historic photos showing Tonya's skates during the lace examination, show the wear, partially explaining the broken laces. See more »

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LaVona Golden: You skated like a graceless bull dyke. I was embarrassed for you.
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Crazy Credits

Actual footage of Tonya Harding skating is shown during the beginning. See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Million Little Things: Unexpected (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodbye, Stranger
Written by Rick Davies (as Richard Davies) & Roger Hodgson
Performed by Supertramp
Courtesy of Interscope Geffen A&M
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Based on a True Story
25 November 2018 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

"I, Tonya" is a biographic film telling the story of the notorious American figure skater Tonya Harding, brilliantly performed by the Australian actress and producer Margot Robbie. The dramatic and heartbreaking storyline is supported by magnificent screenplay by Steven Rogers that combines dark comedy and docudrama and fantastic music score. The truth behind this story only Tonya Harding knows. But the film is engaging and promotes Tonya Harding to viewers that do not know her sad biography. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Eu, Tonya" ("I, Tonya")


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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$264,155, 10 December 2017

Gross USA:

$30,014,539

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,939,297
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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