Directed by: Gavin O'Connor
Starring: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah Emmerich, Sean McCann, Kenneth Welsh, Eddie Cahill, Patrick O'Brien Demsey, Michael Mantenuto, Nathan West, Kenneth Mitchell, Eric Peter-Kaiser, Bobby Hanson, Joseph Cure, Billy Schneider, Nate Miller
Synopsis: The 1980 US men's hockey team attempts to win gold at the Lake Placid Olympics. Based on a true story.
It's a damn good thing real hockey games aren't filmed that way. Nobody would watch. And am I the only one who thought it was odd that the majority of the real players ended up in the financial business?
Good movie with all the required heartstring pulling and rah rah patriotism. Russell was great, the "players" were ok, and despite the fact that nobody seemed to know how to pronounce "Tretiak", it was worth watching.