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When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

Director:

Brian Levant

Writers:

Jim Kouf (screenplay), Tommy Swerdlow (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Ted Brooks
James Coburn ... Thunder Jack
Sisqó ... Dr. Rupert Brooks (as Sisqo)
Nichelle Nichols ... Amelia
M. Emmet Walsh ... George
Graham Greene ... Peter Yellowbear
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Ernie
Joanna Bacalso ... Barb
Jean Michel Paré ... Olivier (as Jean-Michel Pare)
Michael Bolton ... Himself - Special Appearance
Jason Pouliotte Jason Pouliotte ... Sneed Brother #1
David Boyce David Boyce ... Sneed Brother #2
Frank C. Turner ... Neely
Ron Small Ron Small ... Arthur
Alison Matthews ... TV Reporter
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Storyline

When Miami dentist Ted Brooks learns that his birth mother has passed away and that he was named in her will, he travels to Alaska to claim his inheritance. Rather than the large chunk of change that many people would expect, Ted instead receives his mother's pack of rowdy sled dogs and her property. Although the dogs seemingly have it in for Ted, he decides to keep the dogs and race them in the local race, the Arctic Challenge, spiting a mountain man who wants the dogs. What follows is a comedy detailing Ted's adventures in learning to run the sled dogs. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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Get ready for mush hour!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Winterdance See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,708,174, 20 January 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$81,172,560

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$115,035,090
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

James Coburn died November 18th, 2002, exactly 10 months after the film's release. See more »

Goofs

When Ted is in the car being pulled by the dogs, you can see a red flashing light reflection in the windscreen of the cameras 'recording' light. See more »

Quotes

Ted: Never underestimate Theodore Brooks DDS!
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Crazy Credits

No real animal fur was worn in this film. See more »

Connections

References Nanook of the North (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Faking It
Written by Charles Walston (as C. Walston)
Performed by The Vidalias (as Vidalias)
Courtesy of Rounder Records
Under licensing from Ocean Park Music Group
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5 mo old son loved it!
25 May 2002 | by DobySee all my reviews

My 5 month old son apparently loved this movie! He squealed in delight at numerous scenes (the dogs) which made my enjoyment of the film that much more pleasurable :-)

I thought this movie was very uplifting & a great family-oriented film. I will definitely buy the DVD now that I have seen it. Wonderful scenery, beautiful dogs, & good acting, especially by Cuba Gooding, Jr.


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