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Aspen Extreme (1993)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 22 January 1993 (USA)
T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J. advances to the most popular instructor of the school during the season, he has to take ... See full summary »

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Cast

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T.J. Burke
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Dexter Rutecki
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Bryce Kellogg
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Dave Ritchie
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Karl Stall
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Franz Hauser
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Rudy Zucker
Tony Griffin ...
Gary Eimiller
Julie Royer ...
Michelle Proux
Patrick T. Johnson ...
Bill Swanson
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Todd Pounds
Gary Eimiller ...
Jinx Stone
Andy Mill ...
Himself
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T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J. advances to the most popular instructor of the school during the season, he has to take care for Dexter, who's future is less bright and who's eventually thinking about jobbing as drug courier - bringing their friendship to a test. Meanwhile the rich business woman Brice supports T.J. in his writing ambitions and invites him to live at her home. But in her absence he falls in love with the stunningly beautiful blond radio moderator Robin. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Two friends looking for adventure discover extreme skiing, wealth and seduction. Now they face the greatest challenge of their lives! See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some language, drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

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22 January 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A léc hátán is megélnek  »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,041,049 (USA)
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Trivia

The radio station in the movie, KSPN, is a real radio station in Aspen. The equipment used for the KSPN studio, however, was actually outdated and unused equipment from KMTS in nearby Glenwood Springs. See more »

Goofs

When TJ is getting chased by ski patrol his hat falls off and he leaves it behind. In the next clip, he is skiing with the hat on. See more »

Quotes

T.J. Burke: Skiing's the easy part, Carl.
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Soundtracks

Skiing Moguls
Written and Performed by Phil Marshall
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Surprisingly watchable
12 August 2001 | by (Toronto Canada) – See all my reviews

Aspen Extreme is in the mold of movies like All the Right Moves, Youngblood etc. nothing special but just a fun little movie. Paul Gross and Peter Berg are two guys from Michigan who go to Aspen as ski instructors (??!) and explore their new vista. Berg of Chicago Hope and Gross of Due South make an excellent partnership, I found myself rooting for them from the beginning. Gross is the pretty boy who captivates both the rich teaser and the super cute radio jockey (played by the captively cute Teri Polo). The movie is humorous for much of the first half, but then takes a darker turn, and tends to drag on in the second half as well. The ski scenes are okay but I felt like I was watching a specialty adventure sports channel, in other words it was overkill. Otherwise it's just a late night timewaster which I expected to be boring but instead was fun and a good little movie to watch with a lady friend. 5 out of 10.


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