Hell on Wheels
Hell on Wheels (2007)

When a group of speed-skating Texas women set out to resurrect the once-popular sport of roller derby, they quickly find their efforts complicated by internal strife that threatens to sink the endeavor before it ever gets off of the ground.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 30, 2008
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Mike Hale
New York Times

An inspirational film, with a fairly conventional structure and a vivid, sometimes heroic cast of women.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

An almost wholesome chronicle of the origins of the roller-derby renaissance,

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The movie is at its best -- and its most unexpected -- as a surprise economics lesson: a paean to the value of collectivism vs. the typical capitalistic business model in which all the power is at the top.

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Wu Chouin
Must have been an inspiration for the movie 'Whip It'. Finally a doc that women will love, but confirms my beliefs that women can be nutty.