John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba
Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Rated PG; 97 minutes; 1993
COOL RUNNINGS goes for the gold with hilarious results. A tale of pride, determination, and dignity based on the true story of four Jamaican athletes going to extremes to compete as Olympic bobsled racers and somehow make their impossible dreams come true.
"It's one of the year's best family films; inspiring, heartwarming and very, very funny."
- Jim Svejda, KNX RADIO
"A howlingly funny 10! An action-packed gold-medal winner for family fun."
- Susan Granger, CRN & AMERICAN MOVIE CLASSICS
"This is ROCKY on ice! COOL RUNNINGS goes for the gold and gets it. Great for kids."
- Joel Siegel, GOOD MORNING AMERICA
"Funny and warmhearted, very much in the old-fashioned Disney mode."
- Janet Maslin, NEW YORK TIMES
"A sweet-natured, high-spirited comedy. That rare movie that plays effectively to all ages. Terrifically exhilarating!"
- Kevin Thomas, LOS ANGELES TIMES