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Chilly Dogs (2001)
"Kevin of the North" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Sport  |  19 December 2001 (France)
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A man must participate in the Iditarod dog race across Alaska to inherit property from his legendary grandfather, but ends up getting much more than he bargained for.

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Kevin Manley is a travel salesman from LA. When handed a huge inheritance by his grandfather he travels to Alaska for the adventure he's always longed for in his life. There he meets Bonnie Livengood, who he forms a friendship with, later realising she is the arche-enemy of his grandfather. He commits himself as a competitor of the Iditarod mushing race as a condition of his inheritance and embarks on the mission of his life. Along the way he defeats fellow competitors and enemies Thornton, Carter, and Parker. Written by k wedgwood

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The Longest, Toughest, Most Hilarious Dog Sled Race Ever!


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Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor including language | See all certifications »
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At 55:04 you can see a crew members hand put more snow on the boots when Kevin is head first in the snow See more »

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Clive Thornton: Ya sleep well?
Kevin Manley: Like a baby.
Clive Thornton: Oh, you woke every 3 hours and cried?
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That motley team of dogs!
20 March 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This comedy arrived during a recent snow storm. Right off the bat, we realized this movie was not going to break any new ground, or that it's nothing more than a funny attempt to let us spend almost two hours watching the shenanigans of this unlikely hero. Once that is out of the way, this film, directed by Bob Spiers, hit the spot.

Not only that, the famous dog race was happening at the same time Kevin, Bonnie, Carter, Clive Thornton were also going up North to Nome in the movie! There are some good moments in the film that make the viewer laugh.

Skeet Ulrich, as Kevin, makes the best he can with the material he was given to play. Natasha Henstridge, is Bonnie, a girl from a rival family that was an enemy of Kevin's pioneer grandfather. Leslie Nielsen is not as effective because his villain is not fully realized. On the other hand, Rik Mayall is a mean and ruthless Carter.

The best of the film, the Iditarod race. Kevin put together an assortment of cute dogs that turned out to be the winning team in the movie.


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