Ice Castles [DVD] [1979]

  • SKU: 4158459
  • Release Date: 05/01/2001
  • Rating: PG
Donald Wrye melodramatic tearjerker Ice Castles comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. Subtitles are accessible in all four of those languages as well as Chinese, Korean, and Thai. Supplemental materials include trailers. This Columbia/TriStar release does a fine job of presenting the film, which will satisfy fans.
$9.99

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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

    Special Features


    • Digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video
    • Widescreen presentation
    • Audio: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
    • Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
    • Theatrical trailers
    • Talent files
    • Interactive menus
    • Scene selections

    Synopsis


    Ice Castles
    In this sports melodrama that boldly illustrates the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, Lynn-Holly Johnson plays Iowa farm girl Alexis Winston, who has a God-given talent for ice skating. With the encouragement and training of the local ice-skating rink operator Beulah Smith (Colleen Dewhurst), she manages to win the first prize trophy at a regional ice-skating competition. At the competition, she is spotted by Olympic coach Deborah Machland (Jennifer Warren), who promotes her as an underdog competitor, and she skyrockets to fame. Her career is going like gangbusters, until she is blinded in a freak accident. But with the help of her caring boyfriend Nick (Robby Benson) and her encouraging father Marcus (Tom Skerritt), she overcomes her depression just in time to prove herself at a major competition. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Lynn-Holly Johnson
      Lynn-Holly Johnson - Alexis Winston
    • Robby Benson
      Robby Benson - Nick Peterson
    • Colleen Dewhurst
      Colleen Dewhurst - Beulah Smith
    • Tom Skerritt
      Tom Skerritt - Marcus Winston
    • Jennifer Warren
      Jennifer Warren - Deborah Macland



    Customer rating

    4.7
    100%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Classic ice skating movie; great love story

      Posted
      Cindy573

      I love this movie! This movie was a favorite growing up and still is. The movie has some language in it, but overall is a great love story and story of spirit and determination that anyone can relate to. Holly Lynn Johnson's skating and performances are beautiful to watch! This is a classic skating movie in my library,

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Nothing like the original

      Posted
      Kkmtm415
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      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      Ice Castle, Love this movie. If you like love stories, better get this movie

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Like the movie, good one to have

      Posted
      Kkmtm415
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      Good movie to add to your collection. Better than the remake.

      I would recommend this to a friend


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