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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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18 January 2002 (USA)  »

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Winterdance  »

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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 the VW being pulled by the dogs passes the truck, the man inside waving his hand is not 'Cuba Gooding Jr'. See more »

Quotes

Ernie: Demon's got it in his head that he's the alpha dog. You've gotta show him who's boss! Bite him on the ear!
Ted: I am not putting any part of that dog in my mouth!
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The standard Walt Disney Pictures castle corporate logo appears then gets covered with falling snow. See more »

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Referenced in Kangaroo Jack (2003) See more »

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Time, Love And Tenderness
Written by Diane Warren
Performed by Michael Bolton
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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I liked this movie because it was fun and entertaining.
1 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie on one of the big networks last night, and ran across it purely by accident. Since I didn't even know the title, I had to look it up on IMDb. So, I read the other comments and decided to add my own. Sure, it was a predictable plot, but what isn't? Almost no story idea is new these days, just modified, re-packaged, and directed differently. There's still a lot to enjoy! I have to say, Cuba Gooding, Jr. was perfectly cast in his role as Dr. Ted Brooks because he's so well suited to slapstick and not just serious dramatic roles (which he excels at). I really enjoyed the way his character handled surprise situations. Being a Miami dentist and suddenly finding yourself across the continent in a completely different culture, especially in wilderness Alaska, can lead to some hilarious situations, and this movie went there. The dogs were funny (enhanced with some computer graphic features to occasionally make them humanized), and the dream sequence was good too. I also enjoyed James Coburn, who's tough guy image was perfect in this comedy role. Plus it was great to see Uhuru from Star Trek cast as Mrs. Brooks. Whatever others might say, that this movie is great for kids but dumb for adults, is just not true. As a well-educated adult, I still found it fresh and fun. For those commenter's who thought the movie was silly for just for kids: I guess some people just don't know how to have good clean fun!!


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