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Ski Patrol (1990)

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A developer attempts to sabotage the safety record of a ski resort.

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Jerry Cramer
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Ellen
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Iceman
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Murray
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Stanley
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Suicide (as Sean Gregory Sullivan)
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Tiana (as Tess)
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Eddie Martinez
Corbin Timbrook ...
Lance (as Corby Timbrook)
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Myron (as Stephen Hytner)
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Maris
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Dumpster
Deborah Rose ...
Inspector Crabitz
Beirne Chisolm ...
Lance's Thug
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The Snowy Peaks ski patrol is one diverse crew. They consist of Jerry, the senior member who loves skiing and is in love with Ellen, a ski school instructor at Snowy Peaks; Iceman, singer and master of impressions; Eddie, the demolition and explosives expert; Stanley, who has failed to make the patrol seven years in a row; and Tiana, a foreign exchange patroller who likes Stanley. While having fun and keeping the mountain safe, they try to save the lodge from greedy land developer, Sam Maris. Written by Pat McCurry

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12 January 1990 (USA)  »

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A Louca Academia do Ski  »

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$8,533,973 (USA)
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In the last few minutes of the film the characters Stanley and Tiana are riding together within a convoy of snow machines when Stanley hears calls for help. To get Tiana to stop and pull over he mistakenly calls Tiana by her real name, "Tess", he says. In his next line Stanley clearly calls her Tiana as he should. See more »

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Murray: Shut up, Myron!
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I Had to Give You Up
Words & Music by Bruce Miller
Performed by Michelle Rohl (as Michele Rohl)
Arranged and Produced by Bruce Miller (BMI)
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Cult Classic B-Comedy that needs to be Released on DVD!!
3 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

Why is Ski Patrol not on DVD??? It is a true classic of the perhaps cheesy and clichéd, but wonderfully fun and endearing genre group of 1980s/early-90s B-Comedies.

This movie is pure, silly, unironic fun - it's hard to find a movie like this these days. George Lopez is great in his first acting role - And everyone needs to see Paul Feig's MJ-inspired dance sequence. He tears it up! As well as his onstage performance with 'Iceman' to win the talent show and thus save the Ski Patrol from the evil young blond yuppie Lance and his devious developer boss. Intrigued? That's what I thought - Ski Patrol is the ultimate B-Comedy cult film, the genre that the DVD format was made for!! Let's see a release soon, eh? - taste death, live life!


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