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Snow Dogs (2002)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  18 January 2002 (USA)
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When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.



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Dr. Rupert Brooks (as Sisqo)
Olivier (as Jean-Michel Pare)
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When Miami dentist Ted Brooks learns that his birth mother has passed away and that he was named in her will, he travels to Alaska to claim his inheritance. Rather than the large chunk of change that many people would expect, Ted instead receives his mother's pack of rowdy sled dogs and her property. Although the dogs seemingly have it in for Ted, he decides to keep the dogs and race them in the local race, the Arctic Challenge, spiting a mountain man who wants the dogs. What follows is a comedy detailing Ted's adventures in learning to run the sled dogs. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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Get ready for mush hour!

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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18 January 2002 (USA)  »

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Winterdance  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,814,259 (USA) (18 January 2002)


$643,681 (Italy) (8 November 2002)

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Did You Know?


James Coburn (Thunder Jack) passed away exactly 10 months after the film's release. His date of death is listed as November 18th, 2002. See more »


After Ted has rescued Jack, Nana and Demon switch places between shots. See more »


Tower Control: 8-6-7-2-4-1-Queen, move it! Or you're going to be the hood ornament on a 737!
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No real animal fur was worn in this film. See more »


References The Yogi Bear Show (1961) See more »


Dance With Me
Written by Michael Bolton, Gary Haase and Billy Mann
Performed by Michael Bolton
Courtesy of Jive Records
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entertaining movie
10 November 2002 | by (Wylie, Texas) – See all my reviews

I don't know understand all the bad hype concerning this movie. I thought it was very entertaining but then I love dogs and in this day of fighting and killing, it was a very refreshing break. The acting may have been over the top at times, but the dogs are the REAL stars of this movie and my daughter, who is 6, really liked it. Since most movies aren't made to be taken seriously, there is no reason to diss this one because there were too many pratfalls or at times the human stars didn't live up to the audience's standards. I found myself laughing mostly at the dog's stunts even though I know most of it was computer generated. I have a chow/husky mix named Grizz and he has alot of Demon's qualities and if he were able, he would emote those computer generated facial expressions. This is a kid's movie for the most part but considering the types of violent movies and games kids are exposed to nowadays, Snow Dogs was and still is a nice change of pace in an all too serious world.

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