Matt Foster, son of a cleaner, realizes his fiancée Meg's wealthy father Bill considers him, a 'Ski Patrol Bum' in the Killington resort, far beneath their social status. Matt gets an unexpected change to prove himself when hey finally planned to announce their wedding plans after nasty criminal Timmy disgusts his hijacked pilot so much that he chooses to crash there. Timmy's boss, medically terminal terrorist Carl Greig, kills him after learning his load, radio active material stolen from Russia, is intact, and has his lieutenant Frantz send in a team to retrieve it. There is also an FBI team on his trail, lead by agent Will Langley, but Matt and a forester are the ones who accidentally face the extremely violent fiends...
Twenty terrorists, five hundred vacationing skiers, ONE Ski Patrol officer...
Did You Know?
Sean Astin did this movie right before being offered Lord of the Rings. See more
The logo of Matt's ski jacket is backwards when he is climbing onto the gondola. See more
They were all huddled together, but you know I could tell they had just enough piss and vinegar left in them, that, uh, give them an inch, they'd scream for miles.
Referenced in Addicted to Fame
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra
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