• Blades of Glory (2007)

Blades of Glory

Release Date: March 30th, 2007

DVD Release Date: August 28th, 2007

PG-13 |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Figure skaters Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) take their intense rivalry too far during the Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City; both are banned from competition after a nasty brawl. After several years out of the public eye and hungry for glory, the men decide to set aside their feud and exploit a loophole that allows them to compete as a pair.

Cast: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Jenna Fischer, William Fichtner, Craig T. Nelson, Romany Malco

Director: Will Speck , Josh Gordon

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: DreamWorks SKG, Red Hour Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 2000s , Rivalry , Fall , Competition , Amusing , Friendship , Rise , Deception , Friend , Playful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Blissfully silly, triumphantly tasteless and improbably hilarious.

  • 80
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The blissfully silly Blades of Glory is one of those rare comedies that puts a goofy smile on your face with the premise alone -- and keeps it planted there right until its wacky finale. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Dumb with a capital D, Blades of Glory takes its (almost) fleshed-out sketch-comedy idea as far as an ice-skating buddy movie with we're-not-gay jokes and a psycho stalker can go. show more

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