PG | | Biography, Drama, History
Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Kurt Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.
To avoid confusion during filming, Kurt Russell referred to the hockey players, cast as Team USA, exclusively by their corresponding characters' names or nicknames, not their real names. For the most part, the Team USA actors maintained this policy among ... ...
Come on in boys.
John 'Bah' Harrington: You wanted to see us, Coach.
Herb Brooks: I'm thinking about keeping the three of you together on the same line. Everyone ok with that?
Buzz Schneider: Yeah.
John 'Bah' Harrington: Sure.
Mark Pavelich: Sure.
Herb Brooks: How 'bout you, Buzzy? You think this works with Bah and Pav here?
Buzz Schneider: Yeah. It's going good. ...
Shortly after the U.S.A. scores its third goal in the match vs. the U.S.S.R., the scoreboard over the center of the rink shows a score of U.S.A. 4 - U.S.S.R. 3.
During the closing credits of the film, each actor is shown on screen with the name of the player he portrayed along with a "where are they now" update.
$19,377,577 (USA) (8 February 2004)
$64,378,093 (USA) (6 May 2004)
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