Sticks and Stones

Synopsis: The Boxers from Brockton, MA and the Canadiens from Fredericton, NB are two teams at a 2003 Montréal junior hockey tournament. The Boxers almost didn't attend because of the rising global tensions due to the US initiated Iraq War. After arriving in Montréal, the Boxers wished they hadn't attended as they face anti-US sentiments time after time, some bordering on the potentially violent. This situation is especially troubling for the family of the Boxers' star forward Michael Carver, whose twenty year old brother Chris Carter gave up his own hockey life to enlist and is scheduled to head over to Iraq soon. One half of the Canadiens star first line, coach Neil Martin's twelve year old son Jordan Martin, doesn't like the treatment shown to the American team. Although distracted by his parent's crumbling marriage whose problems are due primarily to competing careers, Jordan decides to do his small but seemingly insurmountably problematic part in fixing the wrong that has been done. Regardl
Genre: Family
Director(s): George Mihalka
Production: Artisan Entertainment
  3 wins & 3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.0
PG
Year:
2008
91 min
26 Views


Hmm?

Thats better.

Have fun, sweetie.

- Hey.

- (Man):
Have a good one!

Good luck!

- Hey, did you bring em?

- Yeah.

- Well, lets see!

- Not here.

- Come on, come on!

- OK.

- Whoa!

- You guys still

play with those?

Thats for little kids!

- We can play on the bus.

- Well, its just

that I heard

that one of the 9/11 hijackers

came from Montreal.

- Well, if he did,

hes dead now.

- You know what

I mean, Coach.

- Look, I dont know

what do say, Diane.

If you want to take Dennis

out and not come,

thats completely understandable

if thats how you feel.

Look, I felt a whole

lot better about it

after I talked to Peter.

- Really?

- Yeah, hes up on all that

Homeland Security stuff.

Talk to Pete.

Here we go. Are we ready here?

- Yeah, all right.

Hey, if Chris gets

called up, you know...

- I dont want you worrying.

Dads got the cell phone. Ill

let you know if I hear anything.

Dont worry. Nothings going to

happen while youre gone, OK?

OK?

- Yeah.

- Play good hockey.

- Yeah! Go Boxers!

- Thats right. Were going

to have a great time.

Dont worry about

a thing, all right?

- Go Boxers!

- Everybody on!

- Bye!

Hip hop

- No way! Yellow gamma power

blocks your phasers.

- No, it doesnt.

Only red does.

- What? Hey, Mike.

- Yeah? What?

- Hey, guys. Turn it

off and listen up.

Petes got something

he wants to say to you.

- OK, I got some good

news and some bad news.

Bad news is the movie theater

we were going to tonight

is closed for renovations.

- (All):
Aw...

- Yeah, yeah.

But I was able to score tickets

to see the Habs

and Isles tonight.

- (All):
Yeah!

- So, me and Al are

going to the game,

while you guys stay at

the hotel and watch TV!

(Booing)

Wait, it turns out theres more

than 2 in here after all.

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