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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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Trivia

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

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The skunk disappears and reappears between shots in the car. See more »

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Ernie: I'm the only man to win the Arctic Flame three years in a row.
Ted: Congratulations.
Ernie: But it is kind of an odd prize. Goes to the musher who finishes last.
Ted: In Miami three-times losers go to prison.
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Written by Raul Malo, Jaime Hanna (as Jamie Hanna) and Alan Miller
Performed by Raul Malo
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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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