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.
While Al Michaels joined the film to recreate commentary for the games, Gavin O'Connor decided to use the last ten seconds of Michaels' original "Do you believe in miracles?" call in the film, because he felt he couldn't ask him to recreate the emotion he experienced at that moment. Thus, they cleaned up the recording to make the transition to the authentic call as seamless as possible.
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Valeri Kharlamov, one of the best Soviet players, ever, is depicted as being a right-handed shot in the movie. He was a left-handed shot in real life.
During the final Walt Disney Pictures logo, you hear Herb say, "Again," then a whistle blows and the logo goes off.
$19,377,577 (USA) (8 February 2004)
$64,378,093 (USA) (6 May 2004)
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