The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice.
In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Incorporating innovative new techniques, a positive attitude, and indomitable spirit Herb brought together the youngsters to play in a united and rugged fashion, creating history. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events.
With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do you believe in miracles? Yes!
Did you know?
Scene where Herb talks to Jim Craig about his commitment to the team was filmed on a friday night at the dorms of the University of British Columbia. Rowdy students placed Canadian flags in windows and cranked the music. Kurt Russell's cast chair was stolen. Read More