Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsO'Connor, Gavin
Date Released2004
DistributorBuena Vista Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

This Cold War sports drama tells the story of Coach Herb Brooks, who led the U.S. Hockey team to Olympic Gold in 1980 after defeating the Soviet Union. 


Kurt Russell

Patricia Clarkson

Noah Emmerich

Sean McCann

Kenneth Welsh

Eddie Cahill

Patrick O'Brien Demsey

Michael Mantenuto

Nathan West

Kenneth Mitchell


Directed by Gavin O'Connor

Produced by Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray, Ross Greenburg, Justis Greene, Jon Mone, and Greg O'Connor

Written by Eric Guggenheim

Music by Mark Isham

Cinematography by Dan Stoloff

Edited by John Gilroy and Daric Loo


Sports, Drama, Biography

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Also see the 1981 film Miracle on Ice, which does not emphasize the role of Brooks.

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