Cool Runnings Movie Review

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Cool Runnings The movie that I picked to do this assignment on (which was very hard for me to pick) is Cool Runnings. Cool Runnings is a 1993 Disney movie, it is a comedy sports film. The director was Jon Turteltaub and some of the main actors were John Candy, Doug E. Doug, Rawie D. Lewis, Malik Yoba, Raymond J. Berry, and Leon Robinson. A little summary of the movie is that a retired bobsled Olympian had but extra weights in their bobsled and cheated resulting in their gold medal being taken away. Years later the retire Olympian met an aspiring Olympian who had not made it sprinting who now wanted to try and qualify for bobsledding. The team was composed of 4 Jamaican push cart drivers who had never seen snow in their lives. The team under the supervision of the retired Olympian worked and worked. Initially the training did not go very well, they stumbled and fell several times and could not even get into the sled. The team kept practicing and put their all into it…show more content…
In the movie Sanka (one of the bobsledders) says this, “Listen here star, I didn't come all the way out here to forget who I am and where I come from. Now if we talk Jamaican, walk Jamaican, look Jamaican and is Jamaican, we sure as hell better bobsled Jamaican." I related this to our bodies in the sense that we should have pride and respect for our unbelievable bodies. We have unreal capabilities and the mechanisms that control our bodies are absolutely amazing. God seriously knew what he was doing when he created the human body. In another sense there are individuals with disabilities that would kill to use their bodies like we can. These individuals would give anything for their body to work correctly and have all the mechanisms that our bodies do. I always remember that when I don’t want to exercise or eat good that there is someone who dreams of exercising and having a healthy
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