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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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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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Rated PG for mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$643,681 (Italy) (8 November 2002)
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Many of the dogs in this movie later went on to appear in the film Eight Below (2006). See more »

Goofs

When Ted is chased by the bear, the back of his jacket is red like the rest of it. When he is sliding through the trees on his back, you can periodically see the back of his jacket is solid black (probably a slicker material for sliding on the snow). When he rolls over onto his stomach before sliding out onto the lake, the back of his jacket is red again. See more »

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George: [reading will] "First, to Peter Yellowbear, my neighbor and fellow snow golfer, I leave my lucky putter. But don't expect it to improve your game."
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No real animal fur was worn in this film. See more »

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Referenced in Some Jerk with a Camera: The Country Bears (2011) See more »

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Written by Stevie Wonder
Produced by Nile Rodgers, Herbie Tribino (as Nataraj) and Michael Bolton
Performed by Michael Bolton
Courtesy of Jive Records
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Great family film
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If you like dogs, if you like an adventure, you'll probably enjoy this film. Even a bit of a tear-jerker as Cuba Gooding goes to save his long-lost father! The love interest is attractive. The dogs are cute. Even the border-collie is great! My 4 yo loves the movie. We re-enact the "Demon, save me!" scene often. Demon is the name of the lead dog. Comical slapstick mishaps run throughout the film as Ted (Cuba) is constantly being chased by dogs, dragged through the snow, slides down hills, and suffers mild injuries. None of these are excessive, however, a few crude remarks, some adult dialogue and a suggestive image, are not appropriate for very young children. But reasonably acceptable for children age 6 and up.


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