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Aspen Extreme (1993)

PG-13 | | Drama | 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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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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Skiing's the easy part. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

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 The equipment used for the KSPN studio, however, was actually outdated and unused equipment from KMTS in nearby Glenwood Springs.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

T.J. and Dex's entry numbers at the beginning of the Aspen Ski Instructor hiring clinic start out as 31 (T.J.) and 32 (Dex), then change to 36 (T.J.) and 38 (Dex) as they begin to perform aerials on the moguls, then change back to 31 and 32 as they finish. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Tosh.0: Ice Cream Truck Guy (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

The World Is Flat
Written and Performed by Aaron Barker
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Old School Ski Classic
5 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you're a skier or a fan of the mountain, then this old school ski movie is a classic you don't wanna miss. Hardly a blockbuster but a great watch, the film is very much the skiing lifestyle of two young guys who chase their passion of skiing. It's got a good skiing scenes and an enjoyable storyline. It's about the ski instructor playboy, T.J. Burke and his uglier but but funny best friend, Dexter Rutecki. They ski in the rich and prestigious Aspen, beginning as ski bums before certain events see the movie develop a more concrete storyline. In short, this film will not be to everyone's taste but if you ski and enjoy the mountain life, watch it, you won't be disappointed!


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