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.
The television march-past at the opening ceremony shows the coach and four bobsledders. In fact, Jamaica was represented at the Calgary opening ceremony by about ten people, including officials and back-up sledders.
Winning a bobsled race is about one thing: the push-start. Now I know you dainty, little track-stars think you're fast. Well, heh, let's see how fast you are when you push a six-hundred pound sled. Now a respectable start-time is five-point-seven ...
When Irv Blitzer is registering for bobsled tryouts, the man at the computer is using a computer that was first introduced in the early 1990s, and the film is set in 1988.
English, German, Russian
£2,503,138 (UK) (4 March 1994)
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