R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Writer Steven Rogers, a long-time friend of Allison Janney, wrote the role of LaVona Golden with Janney in mind. He'd written several roles for Janney in the past, but other actresses ended up getting those parts. She later thanked Rogers in her ... ...
Call that a clean skate, for Christ's sake?
Skater Mom: Do not swear in front of the kids.
LaVona Golden: I didn't swear, you cunt.
In a scene depicting the rear of Cobo Arena in Detroit, tall pine trees and parking lot are shown. Cobo Center backs up almost directly to the Detroit River. A shot filmed there would show the river and the skyline of Windsor, Canada.
Actual footage of Tonya Harding skating is shown during the beginning.
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