PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified to the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
The Jamaican bobsled team, debuted at the same Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1988, as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards, the latter of whom's story is depicted in the later film Eddie the Eagle (2016).
I told the owner of the bar that these guys were mentally disturbed, so he's not going to press any charges.
Sanka Coffie: Yeah! Sled god does it again!
Irv: Just shut up, Sanka.
At the beginning of the film, when Derice is unable to qualify to the 1988 Summer Olympics Athletics, the president of the Jamaican Olympic Comitee tells him that to travel to the event he must practice either Cycling or Boxing, as those are the only other sports where they would participate. Actually Jamaica also participated in Table Tennis and Weightlifting.
English, German, Russian
£2,503,138 (UK) (4 March 1994)
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