Blades of Glory

Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together -- as a pairs team."

Overall Ranking: 2195 (Rank from 2007: # 53)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 60%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 20%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews80
Jim Carrier78 - Not the best duo of Ferrell & Heder, but they made it work and the dialogue was funny. Heder had some funny moments, but Ferrell carried the movie with some solid back-up from Nick Swardson, Amy Poehler & Will Arnett
Comedy: 7
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Bryan Lienesch68 - If you completely shut off your brain and refuse to take offense to unfunny homophobic stereotypes, you might just think this is the funniest movie ever.
Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 5
Rob from GuysFilmQuest40Comedy: 3
Rewatch: 2
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread31(full review)Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 0

People Involved

  • Will Ferrell (Chazz Michael Michaels)
  • Jon Heder (Jimmy MacElroy)
  • Will Arnett (Stranz Van Waldenberg)
  • Jenna Fischer (Katie Van Waldenberg)
  • Amy Poehler (Fairchild Van Waldenberg)
  • William Fichtner (Darren MacElroy)
  • Craig T. Nelson (Coach)
  • Nick Swardson (Hector)
  • Romany Malco (Jesse)
  • Andy Richter (Mountie)
  • Nick Jameson (PA Announcer)
  • Tom Virtue (Floor Manager)
  • Greg Lindsay (Mountie)
  • Scott Hamilton (Sports Anchor)
  • Rémy Girard (Father St. Pierre)
  • Zachary Ferren (Young Jimmy)
  • Ben Wilson (Fox)
  • Steven M. Gagnon (Rink Official World Games)
  • William Daniels (Commissioner Ebbers)
  • Rob Corddry (Bryce)
  • Jeff Cox (Director)

  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Will Ferrell Tackles Sports