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Avalanche (1999)

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A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and ... See full summary »

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Neal Meekin
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Dr. Lia Freeman
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Jack
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Kemp
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Jay Weston
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Annie (as Hilary Shepard-Turner)
Gary Kasper ...
Tiny
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Larry
John Jabaley ...
Donahue
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Peter
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Rescue Captain
Jerry Harper ...
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A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two years later, the wife takes on a corporation which wants to extend an oil pipeline across the tundra above Juneau. She is convinced that this will cause an avalanche on the town. Of course, she is rejected by the corporation executives. She recruits the pilot to try to aid her, but with no success. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Hell hath no fury like Mother Nature scorned.

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Rated PG-13 for disaster-related action and peril | See all certifications »
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2 October 1999 (Taiwan)  »

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Escape from Alaska  »

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Near the end of the movie when the airplane with Neal and Lia is crashing, the first shot of it sliding down the mountain clearly shows the tail broken off, and we also see someone outside/above the cockpit waving their arms, but in the following shots the plane is shown with the fuselage still intact (minus wings only) sliding down the mountain and the cockpit is also still intact with both people inside and in their seats. This is also the way the plane ends up in the crevice. See more »

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Edited into Ice Queen (2005) See more »

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TOW THE LINE
Written by Michèle Vice-Maslin and David Vidal
Produced and Arranged by Michèle Vice-Maslin and David Vidal
Performed by Michèle Vice-Maslin and David Vidal
Published by Even Sweetersongs (SESAC)/Davidal (BMI)
Courtesy of Sweetersongs
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1961 was a Great Year!
20 October 2004 | by (Milwaukee, WI, USA) – See all my reviews

Want one Reason to buy or watch Avalanche 1999? Want it or not it's Hilary Shepard as Annie. Let the non-existent polar bear eat the others, but give me more of that killer babe in those tight spray-on pants. Like the best wines she just keeps getting better with age. Great casting, even better wardrobe, and who cares what she says or doesn't! She looks great doing it !!!!! Stock footage? Who cares???? Hilary forgives a multitude of sins! If she were on the other side of the confessional, I wouldn't miss going! Avalanche is a better view than the nightly news, a credit I'd take, and cash is cash - no pro on the pic has anything to be embarrassed about. Not every pic needs to have or can have a 'billion' dollar budget. It's a watch able film & I'd for one visit Alaska because of it. It's probably more accurate, true to life, etc. than Election 2004. A good film to have on in the background or work to.


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