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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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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!


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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:

$396,564 (Italy) (1 November 2002)

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

Many of the dogs in this movie later went on to appear in the film Eight Below (2006). See more »

Goofs

While Ted is dragging behind the sled by the break hook, when the dogs are chasing the fox, the Hook changes legs between shots a couple of times. See more »

Quotes

Barb: Why don't you try biting him on the ear?
Ted: What is it with you people?
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the names of cast and crew members have a dog house instead of the letter A, bones instead of I and paws instead of the letter O. These three symbols also accompany the end credits, only this time they keep to the sides of the screen instead of filling in for letters. See more »

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References The Yogi Bear Show (1961) See more »

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Dance With Me
Written by Michael Bolton, Gary Haase and Billy Mann
Performed by Michael Bolton
Courtesy of Jive Records
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5 mo old son loved it!
25 May 2002 | by (Central Ohio) – See all my reviews

My 5 month old son apparently loved this movie! He squealed in delight at numerous scenes (the dogs) which made my enjoyment of the film that much more pleasurable :-)

I thought this movie was very uplifting & a great family-oriented film. I will definitely buy the DVD now that I have seen it. Wonderful scenery, beautiful dogs, & good acting, especially by Cuba Gooding, Jr.


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