Youngblood (1986)

The fast-paced, and sometimes brutal world of ice hockey provides the setting for this exciting, adolescent-oriented chronicle of a naive, and almost too pacifistic, farm boy's determination to become a champion on the ice. Complicating… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 31, 1986
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer

Youngblood runs out of gas halfway through the first period.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Its advocacy of violence as the only way to victory is nothing to cheer about.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Is no masterpiece, but it's a definite slice of eighties cheese that delivers on action, engaging characters, and a kick ass final showdown that I had fun with.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

So gay that it's almost possible to see the film as a comment that the real audience for movies like this are pre-sexual little boys and homosexual big boys.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I saw this sports romance movie on TV about a month ago, and I thought it was pretty good, especially with the two hot stars Lowe and Swayze, but it… More
Cassie Hill
This movie is a great movie about hockey,and Rob Lowe was adorable in this,and so was Patrick Swayze
Conner Rainwater
It's really 80s oriented and completely ridiculous half of the time, but there's a really good story within it as well. Rob Lowe parades around as the… More
Lady D'arbanville
Loved this film as a kid.
David Ladd
Youngblood is a by-the-numbers sports story, of the "underdog youth makes good" variety. Within this framework, the actual sports change from film to… More
Dean McKenna
I always love watching the winter sport is ice-hockey on movies so in this film with young players of the team was a good deal.