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Aspen Extreme (1993)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 22 January 1993 (USA)
T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J. advances to the most popular instructor of the school during the season, he has to take ... See full summary »

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Patrick Hasburgh
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Gross ... T.J. Burke
Peter Berg ... Dexter Rutecki
Finola Hughes ... Bryce Kellogg
Teri Polo ... Robin Hand
William Russ ... Dave Ritchie
Trevor Eve ... Karl Stall
Martin Kemp ... Franz Hauser
Stewart Finlay-McLennan ... Rudy Zucker
Tony Griffin Tony Griffin ... Gary Eimiller
Julie Royer Julie Royer ... Michelle Proux
Patrick T. Johnson ... Bill Swanson
William McNamara ... Todd Pounds
Gary Eimiller Gary Eimiller ... Jinx Stone
Andy Mill Andy Mill ... Self
Bill Ferrell ... Official
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T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J. advances to the most popular instructor of the school during the season, he has to take care for Dexter, who's future is less bright and who's eventually thinking about jobbing as drug courier - bringing their friendship to a test. Meanwhile the rich business woman Brice supports T.J. in his writing ambitions and invites him to live at her home. But in her absence he falls in love with the stunningly beautiful blond radio moderator Robin. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Taglines:

Skiing's the easy part. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The trailer narrator in the original theatrical trailer for the film is the legendary Don LaFontaine, and the song featured in the trailer is "You Move Me" by Rick Astley. See more »

Goofs

At 41 minutes when T.J. and Dexter are doing their downhill run, they can be seen skiing over the same snow ledge twice. See more »

Quotes

T.J. Burke: Skiing's the easy part, Carl.
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Connections

Referenced in Californication: The Way of the Fist (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Try'n To Wait
Written and Performed by Phil Marshall
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Skiers, rent or buy this movie!!!
11 March 1999 | by mindcrimSee all my reviews

I'm a skier, and this movie is one of my all time favorites. Please understand, though... this is not a movie to attempt to digest - there are holes in the plot that you could fly a 747 through. It's just satisfying fluff. The scenery is beautiful, the characters are all "perfect", the basic premise of the plot is semi believable, the skiing sequences (when not burdened by something so mundane as a plot) are absolutely phenomenal - the first time you watch it, you'll be tempted to fast forward through the dialog, simply for the ski sequences. Don't do it; the movie tricks you into believing that it's worth watching. You'll be cheering for PJ while he deals with contrived moral issues, trying to slap Dexter when he makes a bad decision, looking in your mailbox for an invitation to a party from Bryce, and wildly spinning your radio dial searching for Robin's radio show - and then you remember "Hey - it was just a movie, and I only watched it for the ski shots!"

Again, this is a must have movie for all skiers to tide you through long summers with no snow.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aspen Extreme See more »

Filming Locations:

Aspen, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,342,613, 24 January 1993

Gross USA:

$8,041,049

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,041,049
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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