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Cool Runnings

Part of the John Candy Tribute Series

Saturday, July 13 · view days & times
Price: $10.00 regular | $8.00 student & senior* | $7.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

 

1993
PG
Run time: 1 hr 38 min
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug

Based on a true story, this is the comedic saga of four Jamaican athletes going to extremes to compete as bobsled racers at the Winter Olympics. With few resources and virtually no clue about winter sports, it's an uphill course for this troupe from the tropics who are sliding on thin ice as they go for the gold in Calgary, Canada. Refusing to let anything stand in their way, these four Jamaicans enlist the help of a down-and-out ex-champion American slider named Irv (John Candy). Unavoidably drawn back to a sport he had come to loathe, Irv is faced with coaching a team of complete novices. But once committed, he is determined to turn them around and to somehow right the wrongs of his own failed career. It's a bumpy ride but with pride, determination, and dignity, the bobsledders make their impossible dreams come true.

*Student & senior discounts apply at the box office only

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Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-297-7100
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