Looking for ideas for your next movie night? Below you will find a detailed list of ice hockey movies. Plus, some TV shows and documentaries about ice hockey and ice skating. Enjoy!
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Below is a list as complete as I can about movies, TV shows and documentaries about ice hockey.
If you have other suggestions, please let me know.
Note: in most movies the actors are not ice-skaters - don't be disappointed by the obviousness of their beginner level, even if producers try hiding it.
If you are also interested in figure skating, check out my other article about ice skating movies.
Best Hockey Movies - List
Let's start with the movies about ice hockey.
Fun, inspiring, based on a true story... you can find something for everyone and for all ages. They can be great gifts for hockey players or for hockey fans.
The mighty ducks (1992) and sequel (1994) and third (1996)
The last big save (2019)
Skating to New York (2014)
Best Ice hockey documentaries - List
Want to learn more about ice hockey? Check out these documentaries about:
- the stories of special moments in hockey history
- the stories of great teams and their way agains adversity
- the stories of specific hockey players
- the stories of hockey coaches
And if you need more stories and inspiration, you can also check out my list of the best hockey books.
B'ars to Bears: Hershey's Hockey Dynasty (2020)
Soul on ice, past, present and Future (2015)
Father of Hockey (2014)
It retraces the Battle for Hockey's Hall of fame. Captain James Sutherland believed Kingston Ontario could be the 'Cooperstown' of hockey. What he unleashed was a battle over the origins of the game and where best to honor hockey's greatest players.
Of Miracles and Men (2015)
Punched Out - The Rise and Fall of Derek Boogaard (2014)
Documentary on the career of Derek Boogaard and his tragic death.
Watch it on you Tube on the New York Times channel
Lokomotive - Leaving the Ice (Russian RT documentary 2012)
The tragic place crash carrying the Lokomotiv hockey team and how it impacts the players today.
Watch it on you Tube on the RT channel.
Becoming Sidney Crosby (2011)
NHL network documentary about Sidney Crosby.
Watch it on you Tube on the Sidneycrosbyhockey channel.
Drop the Gloves (2011)
Documentary about the fighting in the LNAH.
Watch it on you Tube on the Vice Sports channel.
As well as:
- 29 Forever (2019) - about 16 players lost to a bus crash
General Ice Skating movie
You can also find plenty fo movies about figure skating.
But if you are interested in ice skating in general, check out this old movie about the Holland great ice skating race.
Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (1958)
Ice Hockey TV shows
Junior League (2013 - 2019)
Zero Chill (2021 - )
As well as:
- Hockey wives... but it is not really about hockey
- Making the cut: last man standing - a reality TV show with amateur hockey player in Canada