The Bronze

The Bronze

DVD - 2016
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A decade ago, Hope Ann Greggory was America's sweetheart. Her inspired performance on a ruptured Achilles at the world's most prestigious gymnastics tournament clinched an unlikely bronze medal for the U.S. team. But in the years since that epic third place victory, Hope hasn't done a whole lot with her life. Now she must coach Amherst's newest gymnastics prodigy Maggie in order to receive a sizeable financial inheritance.
Publisher: [New York] : Sony Pictures Classics, [2016]
Branch Call Number: BRONZE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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february14
Sep 17, 2018

The word f used all the time and the sex scene was filth. I would not recommend.

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cbeaudoin35
Aug 12, 2018

This movie was extremely vulgar from the opening act to the end. I do not recommend it at all.

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divinedivine
Jul 02, 2018

I couldn't finish watching this movie the beginning wasn't bad then it got boring

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publicenemy46
Jun 30, 2018

Very so so movie I got admit the sex scene took some courage to do. Very hard core. I didn't go into this for laughs but for something different I think I got that.

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lukasevansherman
Jun 23, 2018

Raunchy, fitfully funny sports comedy loosely inspired by Tonya Harding and Kerri Strug. Michelle Rauch, who also co-wrote, plays a foul-mouthed, washed-up Olympic gymnast who finds redemption by training a young woman. Rauch is a powerhouse in the lead and the rich supporting cast includes Gary Cole, Sebastian Stan (who was also in the Tonya Harding movie), Thomas Middleditch ("Silicon Valley"), and Cecily Strong ("SNL"). It's entertaining, mostly for the performances, but could've been funnier.

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Stanford2018
Mar 17, 2018

This movie is terrifying: you just Hope that she is only a fictional character. The behavior of the main character and her omnipresent course language was hurting both my eyes and ears and made the storyline impossible to enjoy. I wish I had spent my time on something substantial.

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PearlyKayAm1
Feb 19, 2018

Too many f-bombs. Interesting take on the 'famous has-been' scenario. Occasionally funny.

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iwonaczajak
Jan 11, 2018

I didn't like it! it is such waste of time

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breemu
Dec 27, 2017

Disappointing. Had hoped for much more - and better - humor, but what is offered is too often overwhelmed by the sheer nastiness of the extremely shallow main character, Hope (which is too bad because Melissa Rauch is usually much funnier), and the plot is often too silly to have any merit. Thomas Middleditch, on the other hand, is a breath of fresh air as Ben, the tic-ridden "assistant" to the terrible Hope. There's also one really quite frightening, albeit wondrously(??) choreographed sex scene between two very active gymnasts (absolutely NOT for children, or most anyone, really), that you'll never be able to un-see.

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AntonHPL
Nov 14, 2017

It really loaded movie. A lot of F words and other "bad" words. Main character is unpleasant. however if you bare with it in the end it is a movie about how you make yourself better and out of tragedy which drags you down.

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Jul 29, 2017

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Mmegood
Apr 26, 2017

Mmegood thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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Mmegood
Apr 27, 2017

Other: Language. Lots of cursing, vulgar language. Crass.

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Mmegood
Apr 27, 2017

Sexual Content: Very adult sex scene. Cliche to ideas surrounding gymnasts. Also sexual language and related situations such as personal gratification, and solicitations.

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Mmegood
Apr 27, 2017

A sort of commentary of the rise and fall of elite athletes. The tragedy when people have nothing else in their lives to balance them out or to strive for. Also a reflection of the objectification of women and the sad ramifications of a woman's sense of self due to these experiences.

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