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

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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 Weaver
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Bill Korn
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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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Roads closed. Schools shut. Rules were made to be frozen! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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11 February 2000 (USA)  »

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:

$60,008,303 (USA) (7 July 2000)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Randy Brandston: Mrs. Hufner tells us the story about the poky little puppy.
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Connections

Spoofs Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Fascination
Written by F.D. Marchetti & Dick Manning
Performed by Al Martino
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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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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