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Snow Day (2000)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  11 February 2000 (USA)
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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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Roger the Snowplowman
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Hal Brandston
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Laura Brandston
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Mr. Zellweger
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Chad Symmonz
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Storyline

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 <pataygs@voicnet.com>

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

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Also Known As:

Un día de nieve  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

ESP 12,179,081 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

In the music video "Another Dumb Blonde" preformed by Hoku and created for the movie, it actually shows a scene where Claire throws the whale ankle bracelet into the pool after an argument with Chuck. See more »

Goofs

During the snowmobile chase, Hal stops to let the two goons shoot on ahead of him. Yet in the next shot of Hal (after the two baddies separate their machines), Chet is coming up on him from behind. See more »

Quotes

Random Claire-Stock Attendee: I love you, Claire; I want to stroke your hair.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000) See more »

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This movie is not just for Kids.
14 December 2002 | by (Anchorage, AK) – See all my reviews

I hate to see people meticulously pine over the details of this marvelous film as if it were "The Last Temptation of Christ". It's a simple film with heart and hilarity. This film features some of the funniest children actors I've ever seen. It's painfully corny, yes, but a the same time it makes you laugh out loud and feel the characters. Watch this movie. It's pure hilarity and fun.


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