6 movies about winter sports that will have you cheering

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TORONTO — Moved by the determination and emotion on display in Sochi? Inspired by the thrill of victory and agony of defeat showcased at the Winter Olympics?

Here are six films about chilly sports — not all of them winners — that will keep you in the Olympic spirit. Whether it’s the thrill of downhill skiing, the skill of figure skating or the drama of bobsledding, there’s a flick worth cheering for.

Blades of Glory (2007)

Will Ferrell and Jon Heder are rival figure skaters who find themselves banned for life after a fight on the podium. Their pursuit for gold, though, continues when they realize they can compete as the sport’s first male-male pair. One competition in this colorful comedy is set in Montreal and Toronto-born funnyman Will Arnett has a supporting role.

Miracle (2004)

Filmed in and around Vancouver, Miracle is the true story of Herb Brooks (played…

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