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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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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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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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11 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Un día de nieve  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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£99,641 (UK) (21 April 2000)

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ESP 12,179,081 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Chevy Chase complained on The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996) that when filming in Edmonton Alberta, Canada, it was incredibly cold outside. In fact, the temperature throughout filming was +1C (34F) or higher everyday. Effects artists actually had to *make* snow for the shooting. Then mayor of Edmonton, Bill Smith, sent a letter to Rosie O'Donnell telling the truth of the matter, which she read on air and laughed off - to the annoyance of most Edmontonians. See more »

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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 »

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Laura Brandston: What I miss?
Randy Brandston: I can stick my whole fist in my mouth, wanna see?
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Spoofs Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

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It's Not Her
Performed by Schuyler Fisk
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If only the Plot were as Deep as the Snow.....
13 February 2000 | by (Greensboro, NC) – See all my reviews

Key Words: Cute / Kid Flic / So-So

There are some belly laughs for the adults in this one, and a plethora of snowball attack and "fart joke" situations that the kids in the audience all loved. But the plot was not as deep as the snow, and I longed for some more good situations that could have been worked into the action. All in all it was a light diversion with some cute kids and one nasty, dirty, "snow-plow man" that was more comic strip than reality.


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