9 Movies About Ice Skating

Searching for a movie to embrace this cold weather? Imagine your skating magically in a cold, beautiful place and you become a star in a movie, such a best feeling right? Ice skating is a sport that not everyone is able to perform. But watching someone else do it already gives one satisfaction. Look no further as we present to you the list of 10 movies about ice skating.

Figure skating became well-known thanks to Sonja Henie’s well-known skating flicks. Since then, a large number of figure skating films have debuted in theaters, on television, or through streaming sites, showcasing the sport and the inherent drama of high-stakes competition.

Get your blanket and a cup of coffee because we’ve got the list of random movies about ice skating for adults and kids.

Movies about Ice Skating

1. Ice Princess (2005)

Directed by Tim Fywell, thiscomedy-dramaa film starred Michelle Trachtenburg and Kim Catrall. This flick revolves around the life of a nerdy Cassey and her journey towards becoming the ice skater figure she aspires to be.

She can only dream to be like Nikki, Tiffany, and Gen—three elite skating prodigies who are fiercely competing on the US National circuit—because she is torn between her fantasy of becoming a champion figure skater and her strong-willed mother, who wants her to go to Harvard right once. But when Casey has the chance to practice with Gen and her coach—a disgraced former champion figure skater who also happens to be Gen’s mother—she must destroy her own mother’s aspirations to follow her goal.

Dreaming of becoming an Ice Princess? Then this movie is worth watching.

2. Go Figure (2005)

This comedy-drama film is directed by Francine Mcdougall. This movie follows a teen who aspires to be a world-class ice skater. Katelin (Jordan Danger) will do practically everything to take advantage of the opportunity to train with a renowned Russian figure skating instructor Natasha Goberman (Cristina Rose) at the exclusive school where she teaches, even accepting a scholarship to play in the girl’s hockey team.

Nothing is impossible when you’re determined to achieve your dream so this movie is perfect to watch.

3. Ice Castles (2010)

A little girl named Alexis aspires to be a world-class figure skater. One day, while working out, Alexis has a tragic accident that robs her of her sight and puts her dreams in jeopardy. Amid hopelessness, she discovers herself falling in love with her lover Nick all over again. Nick helps her realize that she can still achieve her goals with the support of her family. Directed by Donald Rye, fall in love with this movie featuring Taylor Firth and Rob Mayes.

Find your strength and love in this flick.

4. Blades of Glory (2007)

The story centers on Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder), two single male figure skaters and rivals, who team up as pairs skaters after being permanently barred from participating in single men’s figure skating contests. When they must divide the gold medals from the World Winter Sportst Games following a tie, they engage in a terrible brawl and are thus disqualified.

If you want to learn the importance of Teamwork, then this movie is great to watch.

5. I, Tonya (2017)

American biographical sports mockumentary I, Tonya was released in 2017 and was written by Steven Rogers and directed by Craig Gillespie. It focuses on Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie), a figure skater, and her involvement in the 1994 assault on Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlin Carver), a competitor. Harding and her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly’s interviews are used as the basis for the movie, which implies that they are unreliable narrators.

This movie is based on a true story and will give you both inspiration and realization in life.

6. The Mightyducks (1992)

While ice skating does play a significant role in the movie, hockey is the sport that is emphasized more in this one. Connie was portrayed by Marguerite Moreau, who was naturally a skater before a hockey player. The Mighty Ducks will make you cherish life on the ice even more. And of course, if you adore this classic, there are two sequels as well as a touching series starring Emilio Estevez and Lauren Graham.

Allow this movie to let you appreciate the people who treasured you the most.

7. The Cutting Edge (1992)

The Cutting Edge is the best ice skating film ever made. An obstinate figure skater and a combative hockey player are paired in the film, and they eventually learn to get along and perform ice dances. This film, which starred Moira Kelly and D.B. Sweeney, became a classic very soon. It presumably also gave many aspiring skaters their first exposure to the term “toe pick.”

Incompatibles in love, this sports-romance and drama film is directed by Paul Michael Glaser. Witness the journey of the two mates in this flick.

8. Ice: The Movie (2018)

“Ice: The Movie,” which was made available on Amazon in March 2018 for streaming, tells the tale of two accomplished figure skaters. Along with the pressure to do well in the high-stakes tournament for the young women, one of them’ single father (Patrick O’Brien Demsey) struggles with the decision to let her compete.

Directed by Jean De Segonzac, this movie is not just all about love, it also portrays dreams, sport, and family which means it’s a must-see film together with your loved ones and family.

9. The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream

The third “Cutting Edge” film was created for television in 2008. This time, the hockey player who switches to pair skating is a female. Jackie Dorsey, played by Christy Carlson Romano, a cast member of “Cutting Edge 2,” is the coach who has faith in the boy figure skater and the girl hockey player. Jackie is a former single and pair skater. She leads them to the summit.

Starring Matt Lanter, Christy Carlson Romano, and Francia Raisa, this PG-13 sports-romantic drama flick will make us fall in love and work hard for our dreams.

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