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Snow Dogs (2002)

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

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$81,150,692 (USA) (7 June 2002)
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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 »

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One of the dogs is named "Scooper" (mentioned several times in the movie). In the credits, he is listed as "Digger" See more »

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Demon: You really stepped in it this time!
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In the opening credits, the title "Snow Dogs" appears to be made out of snow and blows away. See more »

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References The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977) See more »

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Written and Performed by Chuck Berry
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Under licensing from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not a bad movie actually
27 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am a little stumped at the low rating, this movie is not that bad. It is no masterpiece in any shape and form, and I have certainly seen better films, but I have also seen worse. Also it is entertaining enough and has cute moments too. I do agree the story is predictable and nothing special, the script has its weak spots and the pacing is uneven being a little too draggy in the middle. But there is a lot to redeem it, namely the amazing scenery captured by the lovely cinematography. The soundtrack was a nice touch too, the direction is good and the acting is actually above decent. Cuba Gooding Jnr is a likable enough lead and James Coburn the great actor he was matches him wonderfully. The really cute snow dogs steal the show though, it could be said they are the film. Overall, definitely not a bad movie, exceptional no, entertaining yes. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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