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** And, in the end, after the Jamaicans crash and lose any hope of winning any medal, Derice and his team carry their sled, and [[TheDeterminator cross the finish line]]. The cheering crowds, the encouragement from rivals, and the wordless exchange and hug between Derice and Irv is proof that, yes, Derice, his team, and Irv ''are'' enough without their medals.

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** And, in the end, after the Jamaicans crash and lose any all hope of winning any medal, medals, Derice and his team carry their sled, and [[TheDeterminator cross the finish line]]. The cheering crowds, the encouragement from rivals, and the wordless exchange and hug between Derice and Irv is proof that, yes, Derice, his team, and Irv ''are'' enough without their medals.

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** And, in the end, after the Jamaicans crash and lose any hope of winning any medal, Derice and his team carry their sled, and [[TheDeterminator cross the finish line]]. The cheering crowds, the encouragement from rivals, and the wordless exchange and hug between Derice and Irv is proof that, yes, Derice, his team, and Irv ''are'' enough without their medals.


-->'''Irving''': (knowing smile) When you cross that finish line, [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre you'll know]].

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-->'''Irving''': (knowing smile) (''knowing smile'') When you cross that finish line, [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre you'll know]].


** What makes this scene is that this is probably the first time someone has ever asked Irving that question, without judgment or cynicism. And it's a conversation between two peers, two Olympians, and probably the only two people who can truly understand each other. The student gains clarity in truth, and the master gains peace in honesty.

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** What makes this scene is that this is probably the first time someone has ever asked Irving that question, question without judgment or cynicism. And it's a conversation between two peers, two Olympians, and probably the only two people in the world who can truly understand each other. The student gains clarity in truth, and the master gains peace in honesty.


* The conversation between [[TheCynic Irv]] and [[SpiritedCompetitor Derice]] the night before the final race.

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* The conversation between [[TheCynic [[BrokenAce Irv]] and [[SpiritedCompetitor Derice]] the night before the final race.

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* The conversation between [[TheCynic Irv]] and [[SpiritedCompetitor Derice]] the night before the final race.
-->'''Derice''': Hey Coach, I hafta ask you a question. But... you don't hafta answer if you don't want to. I mean, I want you to, but if you can't, I understand.
-->'''Irv''': [[MyGreatestFailure You wanna know why I cheated, right?]]
-->'''Derice''': Yes I do.
-->'''Irv''': Thatís a fair question. Itís quite simple really... [[BrutalHonesty I had to win]]. You see Derice, Iíd made winning my whole life, and when you make winning your whole life, you have to keep on winning. No matter what. You understand that?
-->'''Derice''': [[GoodCannotComprehendEvil No, I donít understand coach]]. Ya had two gold medals. Ya had it all.
-->'''Irv''': Derice... A gold medal is a wonderful thing. But if youíre not enough without it, youíll never be enough with it.
-->'''Derice''': (''considers this, troubled'') Hey coach... How will I know if I'm enough?
-->'''Irving''': (knowing smile) When you cross that finish line, [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre you'll know]].
** What makes this scene is that this is probably the first time someone has ever asked Irving that question, without judgment or cynicism. And it's a conversation between two peers, two Olympians, and probably the only two people who can truly understand each other. The student gains clarity in truth, and the master gains peace in honesty.


* It's easy to miss, but the girl that Sanka dances with at the bar is the nicest person to him upon their first meeting during the whole movie.

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* It's easy to miss, but the girl that Sanka dances with at the bar is the nicest person to him upon their first meeting during the whole movie. In a later shot during that same scene, they've even swapped hats.


** And then later Yul teaches Junior how to find his own strength.

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** And then later Yul teaches Junior how to find his own strength. [[GoneHorriblyRight Even if it works too well at first]].



* Yul coming to Junior's defense after Grool shoves him over. Junior repays him with some GrievousBottleyHarm. Topping off the Jamaican camaraderie, as soon as Sanka realizes [[BarBrawl what's going on]], he doesn't wait a moment to [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments yippee-ki-yay]] into the East German team.



-->'''Bar Crowd: JAMAICAAAAA!!!'''

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-->'''Bar Crowd: JAMAICAAAAA!!!'''[[PatrioticFervor JAMAICAAAAA]]!!!'''

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-->'''Sanka''': Face it, Yul Brenner, you can start calling yourself Madonna, but you're still going to end up in an outhouse shanty like every other dock working nobody.
-->'''Junior'''': Says who?
-->'''Sanka''': Says me, rich boy! What do you know about it?
-->'''Junior''': Well, I know my father started off in a one-room hut. Now he lives in one of the biggest homes in Kingston.
-->'''Sanka''': Well, ''he'' ain't your father.
-->'''Junior''': He doesn't have to be. All he has to do is know what he wants and work hard for it. And if he wants it bad enough, he'll get it. Look, believe me, Sanka, the more Yul Brenners we got making it in this world, the better off this world will be, especially for Jamaicans.


'''Derice:''' No, mon. I'm not dead. We have to finish the race.

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'''Derice:''' No, mon. I'm not dead. [[TearJerker We have to finish the race.]]



* It's easy to miss, but the girl that Sanka dances with at the bar is the nicest person to him upon their first meeting during the whole movie.

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* It's easy to miss, but the girl that Sanka dances with at the bar is the nicest person to him upon their first meeting during the whole movie.movie.
* The crowd back home cheering on their hometown boys, particularly this:
-->'''Announcer:''' Where did these guys come from?
-->'''Bar Crowd: JAMAICAAAAA!!!'''


-->'''Yul:''' You see Junior? Well, let me tell you what I see. I see pride! I see power! I see a bad-ass mother who don't take no crap off of nobody!

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-->'''Yul:''' You see Junior? Well, let me tell you what I see. I see pride! I see power! I see a bad-ass mother who don't take no crap off of nobody!nobody!
* It's easy to miss, but the girl that Sanka dances with at the bar is the nicest person to him upon their first meeting during the whole movie.


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** And then later Yul gives Junior some of his strength.

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** And then later Yul gives teaches Junior some of how to find his own strength.


** And then Yul gives Junior some of his strength.

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** And then later Yul gives Junior some of his strength.


* Junior encouraging Yul to keep pursuing his dreams. This is despite the fact that Yul has treated him like crap from the day they met. It's telling that he starts to warm to him after this.

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* Junior encouraging Yul to keep pursuing his dreams. This is despite the fact that Yul has treated him like crap from the day they met. It's telling that he starts to warm to him after this.this.
** And then Yul gives Junior some of his strength.
-->'''Yul:''' Look in the mirror, and tell me what you see!
-->'''Junior:''' I see Junior.
-->'''Yul:''' You see Junior? Well, let me tell you what I see. I see pride! I see power! I see a bad-ass mother who don't take no crap off of nobody!

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