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Ice Angel (2000)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 5 March 2000
A popular hockey player and an ice skater die on the same day. The soul of the skater goes to heaven but the hockey player is reborn in the body of the ice skater.

Director:

George Erschbamer

Writers:

Phil Valentine (story), Scott Sandin (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholle Tom ... Sarah Bryan
Tara Lipinski ... Tracy Hannibal
Nancy Kerrigan ... Julie
Gwynyth Walsh ... Mrs. Bryan
Jud Tylor ... Danielle (as Judy Tylor)
Aaron Smolinski ... Matt Clark
Thomas Calabro ... Ray Rossovich
Alan Thicke ... Coach Parker
Brendan Beiser ... Allan
Andrew Johnston ... Mr. Bryan
Alec Willows ... Peter
Josée Chouinard Josée Chouinard ... Kelly
Andrew Ross Andrew Ross ... Pee Wee Mathew
Michael J Rogers ... Reporter Jay (as Michael Rogers)
Rosalynn Sumners Rosalynn Sumners ... Figure Skater Commentator #1
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A popular hockey player and an ice skater die on the same day. The soul of the skater goes to heaven but the hockey player is reborn in the body of the ice skater.

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Released on DVD in Australia with the title: "On Thin Ice: Going For The Gold" See more »

Quotes

Sarah Bryan: First, you wrongly end my life and then you dump me into the body of some chick figure skater? What are you thinking?
Allan: I'm sorry, but it was the best I could do under the circumstances. I mean, you insisted on winning a gold medal out on the ice.
Sarah Bryan: No, no, no. A gold medal in hockey. Hockey! That's with pucks and sticks. Not disco music and stupid frou-frou outfits.
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Steal my sunshine
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This film makes me wonder!!!!
10 March 2005 | by Scaramouche2004See all my reviews

Am I a girl? I am a 31 year old male, but just recently films with a strong emotional base seem to have my British stiff upper lip trembling all over the place.

Has (in a strange parody with this film) a girlie girl figure skater possessed my body with the sole intention of applying the water works to my eyelids? It appears so, because this film really had me choked up with emotion, it was great.

Make no mistake, this film is a bit of a turkey, and when I say a bit I mean a Christmas dinner that can feed a small nation, but none the less there was something about it that made it impossible to switch over.

Matt Clark the strapping captain of the U.S.A. Olympic ice hockey team, meets a premature demise but is returned to earth in the body of Sarah Bryan, a U.S.A. Olympic figure skater.

We start out with the usual gender bender clichés as the bewildered Matt tries to adapt to the body of a young and beautiful woman, but it is when this former 6 footer starts to take figure skating seriously the film starts to come into it's own.

Nicolle Tom I feel plays her part so well, even adapting her walk to be consistent with that of a male hockey player, which of course is in direct contrast to the thing of beauty she undoubtedly is.

I was really surprised with myself when in the final scene, I found myself cheering at my TV with the rest of the Olympic crowd with layers of built up tears in my eyes. It was fantastic though. A real feel-good moment.

When I think of how soft I seem to be getting lately.....I could blush really.

The biggest problem with this film however was the ending. There was no fanfares or fade outs, not even those silly little captions explaining what happened next. There was nothing. It just stopped dead. As dead as Matt Clark himself.

There was so many lose ends the audience was so desperate to see tied, like any further interaction between Matt's 'widowed' pregnant girlfriend and his best friend, who had both figured out that their former comrade and pal was locked inside Sarah's body.

Maybe just one outward reference to it would have put the icing on the cake. But sadly we are left hungry.

Well to recap, the film is enjoyable although it's not that good, the ending will excite you and then disappoint you in the same minute and I'm a big sissy girl, who can't keep his emotions in check.

And I'm going to end this review in the same style as the film where by I am going to......


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5 March 2000 (USA) See more »

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