Cool Runnings

Cool Runnings (1993)

Length:98.7 minutes
Based on a true story, this is the comedic saga of four Jamaican athletes going to extremes to compete as bobsled racers at the Winter Olympics. With few resources and virtually no clue about winter sports, it's an uphill course for this troupe from the tropics who are sliding on thin ice as they go for the gold in Calgary, Canada. Refusing to let anything stand in their way, these four Jamaicans enlist the help of a down-and-out ex-champion American slider named Irv. Unavoidably drawn back to a sport he had come to loathe, Irv is faced with coaching a team of complete novices. But once committed, he is determined to turn them around and to somehow right the wrongs of his own failed career. It's a bumpy ride but with pride, determination, and dignity, the bobsledders make their impossible dreams come true. Contains tobacco depictions.
IMDB Rating7/10 stars from 92167
ActorsLeon (Derice Bannock)
Doug E. Doug (Sanka Coffie)
Doug Doug (Sanka Coffie)
Rawle D. Lewis (Junior Bevil)
Rawle Lewis (Junior Bevil)
Malik Yoba (Yul Brenner)
Raymond Barry (Kurt Hemphill)
Raymond J. Barry (Kurt Hemphill)
Larry Gilman (Larry)
Jon Turteltaub
Dawn Steel