John Candy always makes me laugh even in this Disney flick.
Cool Runnings fictionalizes the true story of a bobsledding team from Jamaica making it to the Olympics. The tale begins when Derice Bannock (Leon), realizing that due to an accident his chances of qu... read more
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Release Date: October 1, 1993
DVD Release Date: July 17, 2001
Stats: 24,896 reviews
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May 11, 2008
October 9, 2011
Cool Runnings is a very good comedy about a Jamaican Bob Sled team. This is a well made comedy with lots of laughs, a decent cast, and of course the brilliance of John Candy. There are plenty of good things to enjoy about this film, and it surprised me quite a bit. Cool Runnings ...
September 3, 2011
"Cool Runnings" is a film that shouldn't be good, but is. It isn't a masterpiece, it doesn't excel in any particular technique of filmmaking, nor is the acting the greatest, or the directing impossible to repeat. Yet, it is a film that makes you feel, in many different ways.
July 22, 2011
Entertaning, funny and inspirational, Cool Runnings, bring a good cast and screenplay. Probably the best work of Jon Turteltaub. Fresh.
October 20, 2010
I remember watching this on a bus to a field trip. I don't remember much, but I think I liked it.
June 19, 2010
Based on the true story of the 1988 Jamaican bob-sled team, this comical American-come-Jamaican film is quite the 90?s classic. Love the Jamaican input here, but found the stereotypical Hollywood presence in the slightly corny ending.
February 16, 2010
Sanka Coffie: Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme! Get on up, its bobsled time! COOL RUNNINGS!
In the spirit of the Olympic games, I'll review one of my favorite sports movies. Every time I watch it I have myself a good time. It's funny, has a nice sports story to tell, and John Ca...
January 29, 2010fb733768972
Hilarious! A story has never been more clever than this bobsled group of idiots!
November 29, 2009
September 24, 2009
Not a great film, shame it was Candy?s last!
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