The Cutting Edge (1992)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Chris Benson Walter Dorsey
Dwier Brown Hale
Roy Dotrice Anton Pamchenko
Barry Flatman Rick Tuttle
Dick Grant Olympic Commentator
Moira Kelly Kate Moseley
Kirsten Kieferle Woman in Bar
Scott MacDonald 2nd Nationals Pair
Terry O'Quinn Jack Moseley
Rachelle Ottley Lorie Peckarovski
Kevin Peeks Brian Newman
Chick Roberts Drunk
Steve Sears Spindler
Edwin Stephenson Costumer
D.B. Sweeney Doug Dorsey
Movie Details
Genre Drama
Director Paul Michael Glaser
Producer Ted Field; Karen Murphy; Robert W. Cort
Writer Tony Gilroy
Studio MGM / UA
Language English
Audience Rating PG
Running Time 101 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 6.4
Plot
Can a rough and tumble hockey player and a snooty ice dancer find love and a gold medal at the same time? That's the burning (or more appropriately freezing) question in this romantic drama. Kate Moseley (Moira Kelly) is a world-class figure skater training for the Olympics; she has genuine talent, but years of being spoiled by her wealthy family have made her all but impossible to work with. Doug Dorsey (D.B. Sweeney) is a hockey player with drive, skill, and a full complement of arrogance; his team is also on the fast track to the Olympics. Unfortunately, an eye injury suffered during a game affects Doug's peripheral vision enough to put him on the bench for the rest of the season. At the same time, Kate's colossal ego scares off yet another skating partner, and her coach, Anton (Roy Dotrice), needs to find a replacement as soon as possible. Desperate to stay in Olympic competition, Doug agrees to try working as Kate's partner, even though he has a hockey player's macho contempt for figure skating. Needless to say, the first few practices between Kate and Doug do not go well, but in time they learn to work together and become a pair to be reckoned with both on and off the ice. The Cutting Edge was released within a few months of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games. — Mark Deming
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Single layer
UPC 027616857743
Chapters 16
Release Date 1/9/2001
Subtitles Spanish; French
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Surround
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Original Theatrical Trailer