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The Bronze (2015)

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A foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist with local celebrity status reluctantly trains a rising Olympics aspirant.

Director:

Bryan Buckley

Writers:

Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch (co-writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Rauch ... Hope
Gary Cole ... Stan
Thomas Middleditch ... Ben
Sebastian Stan ... Lance
Cecily Strong ... Janice
Haley Lu Richardson ... Maggie
Dale Raoul ... Doris
Craig Kilborn ... Heath Parker
Dominique Dawes ... Dominique Dawes
Olga Korbut Olga Korbut ... Olga Korbut
Dominique Moceanu Dominique Moceanu ... Dominique Moceanu
Barak Hardley ... Matt
Michael Shamus Wiles ... Vet
Christine Abrahamsen Christine Abrahamsen ... Coach Pavleck
Ellery Sprayberry ... Teenage Hope
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Storyline

Former gymnastics Bronze Medalist Hope Ann Greggory (Melissa Rauch) has been living off her celebrity status in her hometown of Amherst, Ohio, though she is reduced to going through the mail her mailman father delivers for spending money. When her former coach Pavleck (Christine Abrahamsen) suddenly commits suicide, a letter arrives addressed to Hope stating that if she can guide Pavleck's best student, a young gymnastics star named Maggie Townsend (Haley Lu Richardson) to the Olympics in Toronto, she will receive a $500,000 inheritance..

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Everybody needs a little hope. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bronce See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$386,328, 20 March 2016

Gross USA:

$615,816

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$615,816
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In order to avoid potential claims of infringement of Olympic trademarks, the names of the cities given for the competitions in the movie for 2004 and 2016 were Rome and Toronto, while the 2004 and 2016 Olympics were held in Athens and Rio, respectively. See more »

Goofs

When Hope and Maggie are in the car for the first time, eating at a food stand, Hope Says "Always listen to Avril Lavigne..." but the CD shown is incorrect. It is actually Robyn's debut album "Robyn Is Here" which was released in 1997 while Avril Lavigne's debut CD "Let Go" was released in 2002. To further the time line, the songs "My Happy Ending" and "Freak Out" that are played in the movie, are from Avril Lavigne's second album "Under My Skin" which was released in 2004. See more »

Quotes

Hope: Shut your cockhole.
Maggie: My what?
Hope: Don't worry about it.
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Connections

References Dancing with the Stars (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

All That She Wants
Written by Jonas Berggren (as Joker), Jenny Berggren, Linn Berggren (as Malin Bergen) and Ulf Ekberg (as Buddha')
Performed by Ace of Base
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1 December 2018 | by popculturethoughtsSee all my reviews

Kind of a cross between 2004's "Napoleon Dynamite" and Comedy Central's brilliantly demented sitcom "Strangers with Candy," this indie comedy is worth a shot on a lazy Sunday. Melissa Rauch's central character Hope is a one-note joke for the most part, but director Bryan Buckley makes the right decision by surrounding the character with top-notch supporting work from Gary Cole and Thomas Middleditch, who both bring humanity to the otherwise broad comedy. The result is the type of one-joke premise-based comedy that never really takes off but still has its moments, sort of like Gregg Araki's 2007 stoner flick "Smiley Face."


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