The Cutting Edge Movie Review Summary

Actors: D.B. Sweeney, Moira Kelly

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After an unfortunate hockey accident, D.B. Sweeney is injured and no longer able to play hockey. However, his excellent skating ability leads a figure skating coach to pair Sweeney and Moira Kelly together in an unlikely duo. The two are at odds through most of the movie, gradually growing to like each other and figure skating to a climactic ending.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Evan McKearn

Blue-collar hockey star Doug Dorsey (D.B. Sweeney) is devastated by an eye injury that all but ruins his chances of fame and success on the ice. Or so he thinks until a pairs figure skating coach approaches him with the opportunity to make the Olympic a figure skater. Doug sneers at figure skating but decides to give it a try and then he meets Kate Moseley, his new partner, the Ice Queen. Kate's been unable to keep any partners because of her witchy attitude and demands. She's a spoiled rich girl and she and Doug spar and fight constantly throughout their training. Of course they are falling in love without realizing it, even though Kate is engaged to a wealthy man. While there is a good deal of figure skating in the movie, this is more of a romantic comedy. The chemistry between the actors is real and palpable, and this saves "The Cutting Edge" from being just another sports movie.
The review of this Movie prepared by Danielle Petty

Script Analysis of The Cutting Edge

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of sports story:    -   figure skating Sports story?    -   Yes Lover is...    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   athlete Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant


United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of dancing

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