Cool Runnings

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Cool Runnings Review


Remember the second miracle on ice, the Jamaican bobsled team? Well after the international joke wore off (I seem to remember seeing a t-shirt or two during college) there was the movie Cool Runnings, which dramatizes the tumultuous road to the Olympics (which did everything in its power to keep the team out) and their thrilling last place finish. Of course, this isn't a movie about winning. It's about winning not being everything; it's almost the anti-sports movie. While the film is cute and charming, it isn't without its copious cliches. All in all, it's pretty much as expected.


Cool Runnings

Facts and Figures

Run time: 98 mins

In Theaters: Friday 1st October 1993

Box Office Worldwide: $154.9M

Budget: $14M

Distributed by: Disney

Production compaines: Walt Disney

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Fresh: 23 Rotten: 8

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

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Starring: as Derice Bannock, Doug E. Doug as Sanka Coffie, Rawle D. Lewis as Junior Bevil, as Yul Brenner, as Irving 'Irv' Blitzer, as Kurt Hemphill, as Josef Grool, Paul Coeur as Roger, Larry Gilman as Larry, Kristoffer Cooper as Winston, Charles Hyatt as Whitby Bevil - Sr., Winston Stona as Coolidge, Bertina Macauley as Joy Bannock, Pauline Stone Myrie as Momma Coffie, Bill Dow as Registration Official

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