4 awesome movies to watch if you liked I, Tonya
I, Tonya is aiming for gold next month. The Craig Gillespie biopic about the notorious 90’s incident involving famed ice skater, Tonya Harding received 3 Golden Globe nominations.
Margot Robbie and Allison Janney will be fighting in the best lead and supporting actress categories, while the movie itself is nominated in the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category. The movie also stars Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser and Julianne Nicholson and already is generating huge Oscar buzz, before the announcement of the Academy Award nominations scheduled for next month also.
Based on true events, I, Tonya is a retelling of key moments in the career of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and particularly the scandal surrounding an attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan, but if you enjoyed I, Tonya here is brief but very fun list of other similar movies worth watching.
They all involve ice skating and they’re all fun to watch.
Check them out.
The Cutting Edge (1992)
Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Moira Kelly, Roy Dotrice…
Fun fact about the movie: Director Paul Michael Glaser is one of the tailors in the costume design scene.
Ice Princess (2005)
Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Kim Cattrall, Trevor Blumas…
Fun fact about the movie: Ice Princess (2005) made Zahra Lari, a Muslim in the United Arab Emirates, take up figure skating , become an Olympics 2018 hopeful, and inspire more freedom for women.
Ice Castles (1978)
Director: Donald Wrye
Stars: Lynn-Holly Johnson, Robby Benson, Colleen Dewhurst…
Fun fact about the movie: Lynn-Holly Johnson says she was repeatedly pressured to do a nude scene in this film, which she refused to do. She says this incident makes her laugh and say “if you only knew!” whenever someone tells her what a great family film this movie was.
Blades Of Glory (2007)
Directors: Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Stars: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Amy Poehler…
Fun fact about the movie: Jon Heder spent two years in Japan as a Mormon missionary, and learned to speak Japanese fluently. He showcased this talent during the press conference when he responded flawlessly to a reporter’s question posed in Japanese.