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Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

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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Silent night... Yeah, right. 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)  »

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Menores sin control  »

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Box Office

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,815,474, 10 December 2006

Gross USA:

$16,647,384, 4 March 2007
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2.35 : 1
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The Guards in the hall: Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, and Mark McKinney all used to be on the Canadian sketch comedy show The Kids in the Hall (1988) . 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

Donna Malone: It's really small in here.
Charlie Goldfinch: Yeah it's great isn't it?
Grace Conrad: Charlie, just because you like to compensate for your abandonment issues by stuffing yourself into small womblike spaces doesn't mean everybody does.
[everybody looks at her]
Grace Conrad: What? My mom's a psychologist.
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Referenced in TruInside: Bridesmaids (2016) See more »

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Joy to the World
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Written by Isaac Watts and Lowell Mason
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Not a bad movie at all!
12 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie, and I really liked it a lot. It wasn't only funny, but it was entertaining. Maybe for like 40 year-olds it may seem like a waste of time, but kids under the age of 12 will probably love this movie. I'm not really a family movie fan, (some of my favorite movies are Rob Zombie's "The Devil's Rejects", Cannibal Holocaust, Alpha Dog, Sin City...etc.) but this movie I liked so much that right after watching it, I saw it again. That's how much I liked it. It made me look at airports in a whole different way! It's a great movie to watch with the family, or with some friends, but it may not seen so great if you watch it alone, it is about Christmas, and no one should be alone on Christmas. I liked it not for the hilarious comedy, but for the storyline, it was great overall, any way you look at it.

I strongly recommend people see it, especially on Christmas.


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