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Ski Patrol (1990)

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

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(as Richard Correll)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)
Tess Foltyn ...
Tiana (as Tess)
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Eddie Martinez
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Lance (as Corby Timbrook)
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Myron (as Stephen Hytner)
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Pops
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Maris
Rascal ...
Dumpster
Deborah Rose ...
Inspector Crabitz
Beirne Chisolm ...
Lance's Thug
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Storyline

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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Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

12 January 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Louca Academia do Ski  »

Box Office

Gross:

$8,533,973 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At the time of filming, executive producer Paul Maslansky anticipated also making Ski Patrol II, III and a possible spin-off television series, none of which actually came to fruition. See more »

Goofs

When Suicide does his initial snowboard run he is above the clouds. After descending the slope a ways we see he is clearly below the clouds. At one point he stops and is back above the clouds again, then restarts his run with next frame showing him far below them. See more »

Quotes

Murray: Holy Shit!
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Soundtracks

Rainbow Room
Music by Ib Glindemann (as Ib Blindemann)
Courtesy of Ole George / Capitol Production Music
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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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