Over 4,000 men auditioned for only 20 roles on the US Olympic Ice Hockey Team in the movie. (more) Goofs:
Anachronisms: In a few of the press conference scenes, photographers can be seen using the Nikon 8008 camera. This camera was not available at the time. (more) Quotes: Jim Craig
: Wait a second... I've given you all I've got, now you're pulling the plug on me? Herb Brooks
: Have you? Given me your very best? Because I know there's a lot more in you, a whole other level that for some reason you just don't want to go to. Aw, hell, you don't understand what the hell I'm talking about. Jim Craig
: No... you know what I don't understand, Herb? I don't understand you, nobody on this team understands you. You, with your ridiculous sayings, and your drills, and those stupid pyschology tests you had everybody take...
] (more) Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations (more)