Sunny is married to the Ernie; their marriage is about to end as both of them have affairs. One evening drunken Ernie and Dave have a fight which results on Ernie getting knocked out in the fridge where he dies during the night.
Bull Mountain, Alaska, is a no frills ski resort, and the staff is a bunch of partying snowboard bums. The late founder, Papa Muntz, was famed for skiing with his butt exposed, and in fact is so memorialized by a statue. But his son, Ted, plans to sell the resort to hotshot ski mogul John Majors, who starts turning it into a slick resort, which of course has no room for most of the staff. The exception is Rick, the most serious of the bunch. But there's a complication: Rick met Majors' stepdaughter Anna on vacation in Mexico, and he's never gotten over a crush he had on her, even though she's about to marry a great guy, and Rick is also fiercely loyal to his friends.Written by
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The character of Barry is played by Todd Richards, a professional snowboarder and member of the 1998 U.S. Olympic snowboarding team, and is probably the most capable member of the cast on a snowboard. However, in the film, he never leaves his wheelchair. See more »
When the guys start pushing the car to pull the prank on Luke, in one of the scenes shot from above you can see that the car does not leave any tire marks in the snow. See more »
Good evening. You all know the rules of King of the Mountain. Rule number one: you do not talk about King of the Mountain. Rule number two: there are no rules.
Uh, what about rule number one?
That's more of a guidline than a rule, do not interrupt!
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A number of scenes were deleted from the final print some of which include:
Stumpy telling Pig Pen a story about how he invented the snowboard by nailing his feet to a two-by-four to get down a steep mountain.
A long scene showing another story of the death of Papa Muntz where after he talked with Rick about building a ski lift to Hangman's Peak, Papa went into the woods to "take a dump" when he had a heart attack, died and skied down the mountain, his backside bare, and everyone witnessed it which made Papa Muntz a legend.
Anthony putting a bicycle lock on a drunken Luke's neck when he's passed out, and Luke arriving for work at the lodge asking for the key.
Luke talking with Anne about Rick during the time Inga is on the motorized bull.
Stumpy pigging out on the cookout during the investors meeting, and saying: "how rude!"
An extended closing speach given by Stumpy to the camera about the end of the story when another person at the bar ask Lance who is Stumpy talking to.
From a cursory glance, this movie looks like a retread of what larger names (Adam Sandler, Chris Farley) have done and failed at, but this movie is different. THIS MOVIE IS FUNNY. It is pure unclean fun and what it lacks in a "message" it more than makes up for with sharp humor.
While people may take issue with the subject matter (drugs, dick and fart jokes, boobies), the story and dialogue are exceptional. This isn't Les Miserables (or even South Park: Bigger Longer Uncut, taking jabs at society) but it is smart and witty and you'll find jokes on the third trip that you didn't see before. Give it a try--it's definitely worth your time.
8 out 10: Rated Excellent for Casablanca references, the scene on the mechanical bull, and just being absolutely fun.
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