PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Denzel Washington turned down the role of Derice Bannock and Eddie Murphy turned down the role of Sanka Coffie, balking at the pay offered. The parts were in the end cast with actors Leon and Doug E. Doug respectively.
You want to kiss my egg?
Yul Brenner: I'm not kissing no egg.
Sanka Coffie: Suit yourself.
When a East German team member goes to congratulate to the Jamaican team for their victory, he says that he will be seeing again in 4 years (at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France) but by 1992, East Germany had been merged with West Germany since 1990.
The film is set in 1987/88 nobody knew the Berlin Wall would be coming down in 1990; so his statement isn't a mistake in context.
English, German, Russian
£2,503,138 (UK) (4 March 1994)
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