• I, Tonya (2017)

I, Tonya

Release Date: December 8th, 2017

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2018

R |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding's life and legacy instantly become tarnished as she's forever associated with one of the most infamous scandals in sports history.

Cast: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson, Paul Walter Hauser, Bobby Cannavale, Mckenna Grace, Caitlin Carver

Director: Craig Gillespie

Genres: Drama , Biography , Dark comedy

Production Co: IA Films

Distributors: Neon

Keywords: Intense , Police station , Rise , Mother , Amusing , Brash , Fall , Friend , France , Transformation , Rivalry , Quest , 1990s , Competition

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Sam AdamsSlate

    The tone is tongue-in-cheek, with teeth gritted so hard you can taste just a hint of blood. show more

  • 80
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    While it’s a consistently entertaining and often poignant film which addresses a wide range of issues under the stealth cover of humour, I, Tonya also gives Robbie the chance – her first, really – to show her full range as an actress. And she shines. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This is a feel-real film, a sharp-witted, tough-minded biopic about Tonya Harding, the 1991 U.S. figure skating champion and two-time Olympian who skated rinks around most of her rivals but never became America’s sweetheart. show more

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)