Even if you are very excited about figure skating and attending every performance or even practicing it by yourself, sometimes you need some time off at bed and good movie. Here we have a list of the all-time best rated and most interesting movies related to figure skating for your cozy movie night. Get a bowl of popcorns, wrap into a blanket, and let the movie marathon begin!
Ice Princess (2005)
The movie for the little admirers who are just started practicing figure skating but have big dreams about the Olympic ice or performances for thousands of people in the future. This movie is a Disney production, so everything is given in a nice and understandable manner. The movie tells a story about a teenage girl who is a physics genius. To win a scholarship to Harvard, she works on developing a special formula to make figure skating moves better. She learns how to skate and, accidently, becomes a figure skating champion. The story is far away from the reality but such stars of ice as Michelle Kwan and Brian Boitano is also taken a part on the screen. To sum up: a beautiful and motivational story for the younger ones to not be afraid to try and achieve the goals.
Champions: A Love Story (1979)
For those who love the old and romantic movies this one is going to be the sweetest treat. The storyline is about a cool boy who is playing ice hockey and enters the world of figure skating for some reasons. He starts to train with a beautiful girl who is quite professional already. They became friends and fall in love of course. The turning point of the movie is a plane crash were one of them dies but at the end everyone lives their happily ever after. To sum up: you will get a portion of old and cool cinematography, well-known actors, a nice performance of figure skating, and all spectrum of emotions.
Blades of Glory (2007)
There is a choice for comedy fans also. This movie is about the cruel and competitive side of the figure skating, but everything is given throughout the angle of humor. Two single male figure skaters and rivals, Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder), become a partner of skating after they are banned from competing in single men’s figure skating competitions for life. They are banned after they get in a horrible fight on the podium when they have to share a prize. To sum up: a great story about friendship when the inner pride is conquered, and everything is spiced up with some sharp humor.
I, Tonya (2017)
The highlight of this list with such actors as Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson. The unpolished story about the cruel and real life when one mistake can destroy all your life. The movie tells a story about the well-known American champion of figure skating Tonya Harding, her personal life, career path, achievements including the triple axel and Olympic games, and the scandal with Nancy Kerrigan. To sum up: speechless.