Blades of Glory Synopsis
Banned from singles competition, rival male skaters find a way to compete as a pair.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Blissfully silly, triumphantly tasteless and improbably hilarious.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The blissfully silly Blades of Glory is one of those rare comedies that puts a goofy smile on your face with the premise alone -- and keeps...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The casting of Ferrell and Heder turns out to be inspired. The direction, by a pair of NYU grads who've only made TV commercials and two...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Fundamentally Blades of Glory works; it's full of laughs both subtle and ridiculous.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
You're under the thrall of a new peculiar couple. Both actors appear to be having fun outmaneuvering each other on the ice and onscreen.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film is quick, painless, and more than a little brave: not since John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, and the aerobicizers in "Perfect" has...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Blades of Glory has funny moves even when its characters can barely move, but the film seldom gets past its one basic laugh: that a real...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Dumb with a capital D, Blades of Glory takes its (almost) fleshed-out sketch-comedy idea as far as an ice-skating buddy movie with...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Part of the problem lies in the casting imbalance: Ferrell is so much more adept at this comedy style than Heder.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The villains, an incestuous brother and sister played by real-life marrieds Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are a hoot. And "Office" honey...
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I should have known better

By gearhead
This is a funny movies...lots of laughs...unless you are a parent like me who did not read the full rating and took two 13 year old girls...had I been paying attention I would have read the "crude...

go

By glxy
go...

Better than expected

By sethrich
I expected Blades of Glory to be fairly stupid without much maturity, and that's precisely what I got. Except I was surprisingly entertained by witty, dirty, and sometimes both witty and dirty,...

Non-stop Laughter

By ILiVE4MOViES
I almost peed my pants when I saw this movie! It was still just as funny the second and third time too! Will Ferrell is a comic genius...hilarious. And Jon Heder gives a great performance too. ...

all right

By condorman
the movie was typical will ferrell - not great, but some funny parts...

Blades of Glory

By 13196
so hillarious, one of Will farell's BEST!...

BLADES OF GLORY!!! ha ha

By makayla_is_cooler_than_U
ok so it was realllllly funny but it was also reallllly inapproprate...i definitally do not recommend this for kids...but over all it was hilarious...i never ould have thought of putting will farrell...

Hilarious!

By neonbonbon
This movie was worth wasting a valuable Wednesday afternoon (when I could have been working) to go see it! It was so funny...there was something in it for everyone to enjoy, no matter what your sense...

Funny

By JedDale
It is the kind of typical "dumb" humor that we can't help but laugh about....

Blades of Glory Review

By ERIC99909
Truely the greatest film starring Will Ferrell by a long shot! I cried like a little girl twice during the movie due to uncontrollable laughter. It's incredibly ingenious, but unlike other comedies...

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Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual humor, language, a comic violent image and some drug references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Spandex, stereotypes, and Will Ferrell on ice.
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