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SNOWMEN is a humorous and heartfelt coming-of-age story about three unlikely heroes and the winter that changed their lives forever. After a surprising discovery in the snow catapults three small-town boys into the spotlight, the best friends hatch a plan to be remembered forever by setting a Guinness World Records® title. Along the way, the trio battles schoolyard bullies, unites their community and discovers that - while fame may be fleeting - true friendship lasts forever. The film stars Bobby Coleman (Last Song), Ray Liotta (Wild Hogs), Bobb'e J. Thompson (Role Models), Josh Flitter (Ace Ventura Jr.) and Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future). Written by
Line Producer Stephen A. Marinaccio II mentions in the DVD Director's Commentary that the parked school bus behind the kids at 49:05 was strategically positioned to conceal the crew tents, a service area, and a playground (which students of the school used year-round). See more »
At about 37:50 min into movie, when Billy is in lunchroom speaking to kids, there are 6 flags hanging on the wall in the back ground. They are the Azerbaijan, Andorra, American Samoa, Rwanda, South Vietnam & Botswana world flags. They are suppose to hang down when you turn them to the right it will show the correct way the flag is right side up. Except for the American Samoa Flag, the one with the eagle on it. When it turns to the right it would show the flag upside down. See more »
not for everyone -- semi sweet semi sad, some brilliant elements... and it all ends gloriously! Great job. Great story. Reminded me -- there is life, after life.
(And altho' you can't take the "things" of this world with you You can take the person next to you by helping them find life, after life. That's what Billy Kirkfield learns you can take the person sitting next to you a son, a daughter, a sister, brother a friend, by pouring our "spirit" our lives, into another we can take them with us on the journey beyond this life).
Christopher Lloyd who plays a caretaker in the movie is EXCELLENT and talks to the heroes - - 3 fifth grade boys intent on setting a world record. And he asks them how this setting a record, makes other people happy? He tells the boys of attending a lot of funerals and that when people talk about living a good life its not so much what we do or did that matters as to how we did it. That being a good person may be a purpose all in itself. Being a friend even to someone who doesn't want to be friends.
Isn't that after all what the greatest teacher of all modeled? Highly recommend. Great film.
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