Cool Runnings

The four Jamaicans and their coach Irv Blitzer (John Candy) make it to the Olympics. Their first run was a disaster, but together they find their spirit again and come back to blow everyone away with an amazing second run. On their third and final run in the bobsled, they were in the running for a medal, when one of the blades comes loose and the sled crashed near the end. Not to be defeated so easily, the four proud Jamacians, hoist the sled onto their shoulders and carry it the rest of the way do the track and to the finish line. Because of this they were unable to walk off with a medal, but they left instead with the respect of everyone who doubted their abilities. Together, the four guys agree that in four years, they will return to compete again.

Mirel

Continuity mistake: In the final race Blitzer talks to Sanka and at the time he has his goggles on top of his helmet. After he turns around and his goggles are on his helmet.

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Sanka Coffie: You mean winter, as in ICE?
Derice Bannock: Maybe.
Sanka Coffie: You mean winter, as in igloos and Eskimos and penguins and ICE?
Derice Bannock: Possibly.
Sanka Coffie: See ya.
Derice Bannock: Where you going?
Sanka Coffie: I'm going to take a hot bath, I'm getting cold just thinking about all this ICE.

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Trivia: When Derice is applying for loans at different banks, the wall behind each bank manager is always the same wall! The plants and decorations are different, but it's the identical wall.

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Question: If only three of the guys are sprinters, and Sanka Coffee is not, how can Sanka keep up with the others when they're doing their push-starts?

Matty Blast

Chosen answer: They are sprinters and so can run very fast on dry land whilst not pushing a huge metal bobsled. They can pushstart faster than most teams but nowhere near sprinter speeds. Sanka is used to pushstarts like this from his pushcart races and so is able to keep up over the short starts. Also, he is routinely shown struggling to keep up with the other three in all around training.

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