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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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Tom Brandston
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Wayne Alworth
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Chet Felker
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Principal Ken Weaver
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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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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£99,641 (UK) (21 April 2000)

Gross:

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

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 »

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

Hal Branston: Come on, Lane! This snow day happened for a reason. It's given me a second chance with Claire.
Lane Leonard: Hal, what do you think she's gonna do? Hold you to your chest and lick your ear and call you funky?
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Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

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Performed by 98 Degrees (as 98°)
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Fun, funny stuff
29 May 2002 | by (L.A.) – See all my reviews

This is a totally enjoyable film for people of all ages from the

creators of the brilliant Adventures of Pete and Pete. The writers

have a great sense of childhood and write with a sense of

nostalgia that gives the film its broad appeal. It follows the same

formula of their show with a pair of quirky siblings and narration

supplied by the older brother. I like the device of the film taking

place over one eventful day. All the young actors are wonderful and

feel like real kids and Chevy Chase and Chris Elliott are quite

funny. Also some cool cameos.


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