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Avalanche (1978)

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The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.

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David Shelby
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Caroline Brace
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Nick Thorne
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Henry McDade
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Mark Elliott
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Phil Prentiss
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Leo the Coach
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Annette River
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Cathy Jordan
Joby Baker ...
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Marty Brenner
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Susan Maxwell
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The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.

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Six million tons of icy terror! See more »

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Action | Drama

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29 September 1978 (USA)  »

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Avalancha  »

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One of New World Pictures' most expensive productions - and a box office failure. See more »

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Caroline Brace: You're like the weather, you just happen.
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Featured in Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992) See more »

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Not exactly PR for Durango, CO
29 April 2000 | by (Durango,CO) – See all my reviews

I lived in Durango, CO when they filmed this movie. This makes it all that much funnier. You cannot take this movie seriously.

The avalanche is actually fan blown styrofoam. Half the mountains pictured in the movie, don't actually exist.

If you are a Durango resident, watch this movie for kicks. If not, don't even bother, you're better off watching the weeds grow.

This is a perfect movie for Mystery Science Theater 3000.


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