Ice Castles (1978)
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Ice Castles (1978)

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The beloved three-hankie tearjerker starring 1970s teen heartthrob Robby Benson and Lynn-Holly Johnson, ICE CASTLES is a classic story of love triumphant over tragedy. Alexis "Lexie" Winston (Johnson) is a pretty teenage figure skater and Olympic hopeful … View More
Genres Drama, Romance
Director Donald Wrye
Starring Lynn-Holly Johnson, Robby Benson, Colleen Dewhurst, Tom Skerritt View More
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Movie Summary

The beloved three-hankie tearjerker starring 1970s teen heartthrob Robby Benson and Lynn-Holly Johnson, ICE CASTLES is a classic story of love triumphant over tragedy. Alexis "Lexie" Winston (Johnson) is a pretty teenage figure skater and Olympic hopeful who seems destined for greatness. Encouragedby her coach Beulah (superbly portrayed by Colleen Dewhurst), Lexie strives to be her best. Her father (Tom Skerritt) has his misgivings, but Lexie skates her way to the finals. Just as Lexie's headed for the top, she suffers a freak accident. With the love and support of her childhood sweetheart, Nick Peterson (Benson), Lexie transforms her personal misfortune into a heartbreaking victory.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance
Director Donald Wrye
Starring Lynn-Holly Johnson, Robby Benson, Colleen Dewhurst, Tom Skerritt, Jennifer Warren, David Huffman, Diane Reilly, Jean-Claude Bleuze, Diane Holden
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1978
VUDU Release Date 05/20/2010
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 109 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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