The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream

Movie review by Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Skating romance is cute, if trite. Tamest of trio.

PG-13 2008 92 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Movie is at best for teens or older

Movie has sexual references insinuating sex in certain scenes of the film (main character holding up panties in an early scene for example). While it does demonstrate hard work amounts to success, the movie is very sloppy in being factually accurate. A few examples: The Winter Olympics are placed in 2008, except they were really held two years earlier in 2006. Alex would not be able to compete in pairs in the short period of time she is given. In skating qualifications, a skater has to pass a series of tests. She would have had to pass all of those qualifications in the field and pairs free skating. It is unlikely she would have passed all 20 tests in a period of a couple of months, making this unfeasible. During their first performance when they do their first lift, Alex is wearing white SOCKS and not skates. There are plenty of other examples of mistakes, I am just pointing out the most obvious of them. Of the first three films, this one is the worst by far. If you watch the first two you are not missing anything.

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