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Snow Day (2000)

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When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger the Snowplowman
Hal Brandston
Laura Brandston
Mr. Zellweger
Chad Symmonz
Tom Brandston
Wayne Alworth
Jade Yorker ...
Chet Felker
Principal Ken Weaver
Bill Korn


When an entire town in upstate New York is closed down by an unexpected snowfall, a "snow day" begins when a group of elementary school kids, led by Natalie Brandston, try to ensure that the schools stay closed by stopping a mechanical snowplow driver by trying to hijack his plow truck. Meanwhile, Natalie's big brother Hal is using this day to try to win the affections of Claire Bonner, the most popular girl in his high school, while Hal and Natalie's father Tom, a TV meteorologist, faces off against a rival meteorologist for weather coverage of the day's events. Written by <>

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No School. No Rules. No Problem. See more »

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Rated PG for brief mild peril and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 February 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un día de nieve  »

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Box Office


$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,331,819 (USA) (11 February 2000)


ESP 12,179,081 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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1.85 : 1
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Despite the fact that this was filmed in the standard spherical format, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the end credits. See more »


Natalie says that "we've never had two [snow days] in a row before!" In upstate New York, it is rare not to have two snow days in a row. See more »


Roger the Snowplowman: That'll do ya.
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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »


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Not Great, But Not Terrible.
25 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Snow Day" is a good family film that you should watch on a rainy day, or snowy day for that matter. Chris Elliot did a good job as "the snow plow man", and the rest of the younger cast was okay. The entertainment was good, and the acting wasn't too bad. In fact, some of the movie was funny. Overall, this is a good rainy Sunday movie. If your'e looking for a entertaining family film, you should rent this. But only take it for what it is. I give this film a 6/7 out of 10.

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