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Jack Frost (1998)

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A father who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son, before he is gone forever.

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Troy Miller

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Mark Steven Johnson (story), Mark Steven Johnson (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Keaton ... Jack Frost
Kelly Preston ... Gabby Frost
Joseph Cross ... Charlie Frost
Mark Addy ... Mac MacArthur
Andrew Lawrence ... Tuck Gronic (as Andy Lawrence)
Eli Marienthal ... Spencer
Will Rothhaar ... Dennis
Mika Boorem ... Natalie
Benjamin Brock Benjamin Brock ... Alexander
Taylor Handley ... Rory Buck
Joe Rokicki ... Mitch
Cameron Ferre Cameron Ferre ... Pudge
Ahmet Zappa ... Snowplow Driver
Paul F. Tompkins ... Audience Member
Henry Rollins ... Sid Gronic
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Storyline

Jack Frost is a singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his son Charlie, although they love each other very much. When Jack dies in a car accident, Charlie becomes a very sad young man, until... Jack returns as a snowman! Now they can do all the things they've missed when Jack was human, but what will people think when they see Charlie talking to a snowman and what will happen when the weather gets warmer? Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world's coolest dad... if he doesn't melt first. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frost See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,104,125, 13 December 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$34,545,030, 28 February 1999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,760,009, 20 January 2000
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jake Lloyd was considered for the role of Charlie Frost. See more »

Goofs

The tour sheet on the fridge shows the Denver concert as the 22nd. Next day (23rd) Charlie arrives home from school, and Jack is still traveling home. 24th is Charlie's hockey game, and that night Jack says to head to the cabin. The next day,25th, while packing, Jack gets a phone call to perform "Tomorrow", to which Gabby states is Christmas Day. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: You the man!
Jack: NO, I'm the SNOWMAN!
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros logo is covered in snow on a snowy night background, then pans down into the concert hall where the Jack Frost Band is playing. See more »

Connections

Featured in At the Movies: The Worst Films of 1998 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock and Roll (Part 2)
Written by Gary Glitter and Mike Leander
Performed by Gary Glitter
Courtesy of Snapper Music PLC
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Great Movie, Give it a 2 Thumbs up!!!
25 November 2000 | by mandy_candy7See all my reviews

Jack Frost was a great movie. How could any of you give it a 1? it deserves a definate 10! The story is about a father and a son who are extremaly close. Jack Frost(Keaton) dies in a car accident and comes back as a snow-man because his son, Charlie(Cross) plays a magic harmonica. They have a great time catching up on things. As you know snow-men cannot live forever, eventually Jack has to leave but is never forgotten. It's a great family film, the actors are terrific. Joseph Cross is a major hottie!! Enjoy the show, what's a movie without a little magic? Also check out for the soundtrack, great music! 10/10


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