Ice Castles
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In this sports melodrama that boldly illustrates the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, Lynn-Holly Johnson plays Iowa farm girl Alexis Winston, who has a God-given talent for ice skating. With the encouragement and training of the local ice-skating rink operator Beulah Smith (Colleen Dewhurst), she manages to win the first prize trophy at a regional ice-skating competition. At the competition, she is spotted by Olympic coach Deborah Machland (Jennifer Warren), who promotes her as an underdog competitor, and she skyrockets to fame. Her career is going like gangbusters, until she is… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

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"The film's highlights are the figure skating scenes, which are well choreographed and shot. But unfortunately, the film has to have a typical Hollywood story that is about as generic as Crispy Rice."
‑ Austin Kennedy, Sin Magazine
"Schmaltzy classic skating movie for romantics."
‑ Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
"Ice Castles lifts our spirits by giving a glimpse into the human side of an exciting sport."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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