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Kevin of the North (2001)

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, a poor Canoga Park travel agent, is dismayed that he hasn't yet accomplished anything meaningful in his life, he arranging trips for others he knows he will never go on himself. He gets to kill two birds with one stone in quitting his job to travel to Anchorage, Alaska, for the reading of his grandfather Walter Manley's will. Kevin, the sole heir, learns that he will only inherit the estate if he completes the 1,000 mile Iditarod dog sled race, which starts in two days. After finding one specific possession belonging to his grandfather, Kevin decides to attempt the race against the odds, not so much for the estate, but more just to prove to himself that he is a "Manley" worthy of his grandfather's family name. He quickly learns that someone is trying to prevent him from completing that race. His first thought as to that person is a fellow competitor Bonnie Livengood, the granddaughter of his grandfather's former business partner, the two who eventually had a falling out.... Written by Huggo

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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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19 December 2001 (France)  »

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CAD 23,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The scenes from the start of the Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska at the beginning of the film, are footage from the actual Ceremonial Start of the real Iditarod race. See more »

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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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Carter: The man is an absolute testicle.
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Experience the "real" Iditarod sled dog race by following along at www.iditarod.com or by visiting the great state of Alaska See more »

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References Nanook of the North (1922) See more »

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Wildfire
Written by Dave Hole
Published by Dave Hole Music
Administered by Eyeball Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Alligator Records
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Could be a good kids movie, but spoiled with sexual content
3 January 2004 | by (Fort Collins, Colorado, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie starts out like a "Snow Dogs" knockoff, but quickly turns sour. It has a simple story line and predictable plot twists, but seems like it could be a fun kids movie. Pretty quickly, you discover that the movie is filled with sexual content, male crotch gags, constipation & fart gags, homophobic innuendo, and plain stupidity.

I have always liked Skeet Ulrich and Leslie Nielsen, but this movie is just plain bad! I just hope that no parent ever lets their kids watch this movie.


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