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14 Movies You Need To Watch With That One Friend Who's Obsessed With The Winter Olympics

"Mind-bottling, isn't it?"

1. Blades of Glory (2007)

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In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their medals and permanently banned from the men's single competition. However, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.

2. Cool Runnings (1993)

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When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Summer Olympic Games, he is determined to still participate in an Olympics, so he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican bobsled team.

3. Miracle (2004)

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The true story of Herb Brooks, the coach who led the 1980 US Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.

4. Ice Castles (1978)

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A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident destroys her dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those who love her can she prove to the world, and herself, that she still has the potential to realize her dreams.

5. Ice Castles (2010)

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A young girl who dreams of becoming a champion figure skater is faced with a tough journey to becoming a champion, forcing her to leave her family behind and break relationships.

6. Men With Brooms (2002)

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Four men take time from their personal problems to reunite as a curling team and compete in a bonspiel that will restore their honour.

7. Red Army (2014)

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This documentary focuses on the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.

8. Downhill Racer (1969)

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A cocky young guy joins the US ski team as a downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach.

9. The Cutting Edge (1992)

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A temperamental figure skater pairs with a former hockey player to try and win Olympic gold as a team.

10. The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006)

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The daughter of two1992 Winter Olympics gold medalists grows up with ambitions of winning her own Olympic gold, but that ambition seems to come to an end when she has a career-threatening injury.

11. The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)

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A young ski champion is left paralyzed after a tragic skiing accident. Her best friend suffers the same fate after contracting polio. She now must slowly put her life back together again with the help of those close to her.

12. Eddie the Eagle (2016)

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The story of Eddie Edwards — the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

13. The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974)

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A documentary on the study of the psychology of a champion ski-jumper, whose full-time occupation is carpentry.

14. I, Tonya (2017)

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Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the US Figure Skating Championships, but her future as an ice skater is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

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