RISE Synopsis
A celebration of American figure skating, with performances and interviews with skating legends.

Movie Reviews

Must See One-Night only event.

This one-night only Live event and world-premiere of the movie "Rise" sounds like a must see for all fans of U.S. Figure Skating. Even though I was not yet born to witness the tragic loss of the...


By Brooklyn42
A great documentary- the conversations and interviews with M. att Lauer and the Olympic champions were really interesting, especially Dorothy Hamill and Scott Hamilton- would have liked to see...

Great skating movie

By alohawild
This is who we were and what made skating so important to USA. If you are interested in skating you need to see this film....


By honeyb999
I loved this film. It was time to tell this story and honor those who tragically lost their lives. The cinematography and directing was well done. I enjoyed hearing from the Olympic champions. All...


By lattefrog
I appreciated learning about the members of the 1961 US Figure Skating Team, although only a few were highlighted. Probably the biggest "Ah ha" was the connection of Michelle Kwan and Evan Lysacek to...


By sueg353
If you are a figure skater or just like watching figure skating, this movie tells the story of the growth and development of American skaters in the last 50 years, when the plane carrying the entire...

Could have been better

By Bluebird709
Enjoyed the movie, but....... was hoping for a little more history on the victims of the crash and a little less of the current skating legends. There were many people that were killed in that crash...


By lagsk8
The movie was very educational, as I knew only bits and pieces of the events. It was really great to learn the background of events leading up to the crash and the stories of those who weren't on...


By chdphd
Movie often alluded to having all 13 (?) Olympic gold winners gathered for the first time ever but we never saw all of them. It would have been fabulous had each been introduced, followed by a...


By sue9245
This was a fascinating, well done movie about a tragedy that hit the ice skating world in the 1960's. The film makers chose to have dignataries and stars from that sport speak about those who...

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Rated PG