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Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

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A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.

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Storyline

Spencer and his little sister, Katherine, are flying to Pennsylvania for Christmas with their dad. While changing planes, a blizzard moves in and cancels all flights out of Hoover Airport: they must stay in a basement room with the other unaccompanied minors. Spencer and four others - a chubby boy, a non-stop-talker, a surly girl, and a rich kid - go AWOL and get in trouble with Mr. Porter, the Christmas-hating airport supervisor. The five misfits spend the night evading and enduring Porter's punishments, discovering all sorts of things in back rooms, making sure Katherine gets her visit from Santa, and finding among themselves a new kind of family. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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No planes, no parents, no problem. See more »


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Rated PG for mild rude humor and language | See all certifications »

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8 December 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Unaccompanied Minors  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£240,378 (UK) (15 December 2006)

Gross:

$16,647,384 (USA) (2 March 2007)
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Trivia

At one point, the kids and Zach (Wilmer Valderrama) go down the side of a mountain in a canoe. On _That '70s Show (1998)_, there is an episode where three characters, including Fez (played by Wilmer Valderrama) want to go down a mountain in a canoe. See more »

Goofs

When Sam (Spencer and Katherine's dad) backs away from his car before it explodes, he is sill fairly close to it. Yet when it actually explodes, he is much farther away. See more »

Quotes

Flight Attendant: Girls, the pilots are down in the restaurant and they want to buy us dinner.
Flight Attendant: Captain Cohen's down there? Never too late for a fifth husband. Lets go girls!
Flight Attendant: [turns around to leave, but stops mid stride] The kids!
Mary Lynn: Don't worry ma'am, I'm a certified babysitter. I get paid 50 cents an hour.
Flight Attendant: Mary Lynn, there's a twenty in this for you.
Flight Attendant: [all the flight attendants leave for the restaurant] Captain Cohen, here I come!
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Connections

References Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater (1987) See more »

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All Aboard
Written by Chuck Berry
Performed by Groovie Ghoulies
By permission of Green Door Recording Company c/o Sunflower Entertainment Company, Inc.
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typically average but good
21 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

the movie grounded was typicall of it's movie contestants,it defined most meanings and explored all emotions possible to explore.the main thing i liked about the movie is that it represents most common kids and i have to say the acting was spectacular,i mean absolutely fascinating but all in all i have to be serious and give the movie a chilling average 7 out of 10 because the movie is not eye cathing and in many terms great but i do admit as a child myself i am overwhelmed with words to this comment. i especially liked the bonding scenes and the promises that were fully successful and many made the overall movie have a happy ending i do contest with anyone who calls this movie a waste of time because i do not understand how? but it was clearly sad but happy and truly shocked me with the comedetic scenes and lines etc to finalise my compliment to this movie grounded i bid you a due and only advise you to watch the movie.


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