The teenager Lane Meyer has a crush on his girlfriend Beth Truss. When Beth dumps him to stay with the successful skier Roy Stalin, Lane is depressed and decides to commit suicide. However he gives up and tries to improve his skill of skier to ski the dangerous K12 slope to impress Beth. Meanwhile his neighbor Mrs. Smith receives the exchange French student Monique Junot and her fat son Ricky Smith considers Monique his girlfriend; however, Monique has an unrequited crush on Lane that does not note her. When Lane stumbles upon Monique in a high-school party, he befriends her. The upset Lane challenges Roy in a competition on the K12 slope but then he regrets. However Monique is a great mechanic and skier, and fix Lane's Camaro and teaches him how to ski the K12 slope. What will happen to Lane? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
You've blown up your neighbor's mom. Your seven-year-old brother has better luck with women than you do. Your girlfriend has a new boyfriend. Relax, you're never...
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Did You Know?
For the "K-12" mountain scenes, John Cusack
and stunt doubles were made to wear welding goggles as opposed to the traditional ski goggles. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, "the welding goggles blocked peripheral vision, thus forcing the stunt doubles to 'ski 50-degree slopes looking straight down'." See more
Monique's jacket while trying the K12 one last time. See more
Do you have Christmas in France?
[squeezing Monique's cheeks
As the credits roll, Badger's home-built space shuttle launches through the roof of the garage and soars into the night sky. See more
Referenced in Demon Queen
Here Comes Santa Claus
Written by Gene Autry
and Oakley Haldeman
Performed by The Carpenters
Produced by Richard Carpenter
Courtesy of A&M Records See more