With the help of her coach, her mom, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey (Trachtenberg) from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.

Director:

Tim Fywell

Writers:

Meg Cabot (story), Hadley Davis (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Trachtenberg ... Casey Carlyle
Joan Cusack ... Joan Carlyle
Amy Stewart ... Ann
Steve Ross Steve Ross ... Mr. Bast
Hayden Panettiere ... Gen Harwood
Kim Cattrall ... Tina Harwood
Trevor Blumas ... Teddy Harwood
Kirsten Olson ... Nikki Fletcher
Jocelyn Lai Jocelyn Lai ... Tiffany Lai
Connie Ray ... Nikki's Mom
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee ... Tiffany's Dad
Roy Bradshaw Roy Bradshaw ... Tiffany's Coach
Mark Hird Mark Hird ... Nikki's Coach
Ben Gilbank ... Brian
Thanh Nguyen Thanh Nguyen ... Hot Dog Kid
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Storyline

A high-school bookworm transforms into a swan. Brainy Casey Carlyle has never quite fit in. Caught between her fantasy of becoming a championship figure skater and her strong-willed mother, who has her on the fast track to Harvard, she can only hope to be like Nikki, Tiffany and Gen--three elite skating prodigies who are ruthlessly competing on the US National circuit (and have attitudes to match). But when Casey gets the chance to train with Gen and her coach, a disgraced former skating champion who also happens to be Gen's mother, she must dash her own mother's hopes in order to pursue her dream. Now, with only the support of Gen's teenage brother, a hunky Zamboni driver, Casey takes on the challenge of her life when she finds herself competing against the best to make it into the championship circuit and become a real "ice princess." Written by Anonymous

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Big things happen to those who dream big. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family | Sport

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Both mom and daughter relationship actresses share the same birthday. For instance, Michelle Trachtenberg and Joan Cusack share the same birthday, October 11, but not the same year. Hayden Panettiere and Kim Cattrall share the same birthday, August 21, but not the same year. See more »

Goofs

At the party when Casey has figured out that the boy will swing through the window (and he does), as he goes through the wooden frame there is no breaking or shattering of glass as there would have been if break away glass had been used in the scene. See more »

Quotes

Casey Carlyle: It is a sport, Mom. It is a thrilling and beautiful sport.
Joan Carlyle: Are you sure it doesn't just make you feel beautiful?
Casey Carlyle: So what if it does? What is so horrible about that? About feeling strong and graceful and beautiful for once in my life?
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Connections

References The Pink Panther (1963) See more »

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Ray of Light
Written by Madonna, William Orbit, Clive Maldoon, Dave Curtiss and Christine Leach
Performed by Madonna
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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24 October 2020 | by jay-scott-walkerSee all my reviews

Likable characters having a good time and pulling you into that fun experience is what a film like this is trying to do, and it does it well. People's dislike for it, I believe, is an example of over-analyzing. The girls are thin and nubile eye candies so enjoy the skin.


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Official Sites:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ice Princess See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,807,471, 20 March 2005

Gross USA:

$24,402,491

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,645,491
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