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Snowboard Academy (1996)

PG  |  Video  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  28 October 1997 (USA)
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A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.


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A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.

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The path to higher education is all downhill!


Comedy | Sport

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Rated PG for crude language, innuendos, and mild violence | See all certifications »





Release Date:

28 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akadimia asheton skier  »

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Once in a short while, a movie comes along, and this certainly fits the description.
6 February 1999 | by (us) – See all my reviews

Shepphird's Snowboard Academy pays homage to early Stanley Kubrick films, such as Killer's Kiss, Paths of Glory and Ski Patrol. This time out, the stellar cast includes Joe Flaherty, Corey Haim, and Jim Varney (showing his range by NOT playing Ernest in this film). The sexual undertones are rampant, from Haim's coy galnces at anything in a skirt to Varney's poem, "I once knew a woman from Russia, whose butt was so big it could crush ya." Haim is refreshing to see here, fresh from whatever eighties movie he made before this one, playing the rebellious teen so convincingly, we almost believe he's apathetic. I don't think Alec Guinness was in this one, but if he had been asked, he undoubtedly would have turned it down.

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