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Snow Day (2000)

When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed.

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Chris Koch

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Elliott ... Snowplowman
Mark Webber ... Hal Brandston
Jean Smart ... Laura Brandston
Schuyler Fisk ... Lane Leonard
Iggy Pop ... Mr. Zellweger
Pam Grier ... Tina
John Schneider ... Chad Symmonz
Chevy Chase ... Tom Brandston
Zena Grey ... Natalie Brandston
Josh Peck ... Wayne Alworth
Jade Yorker ... Chet Felker
Damian Young ... Principal Weaver
Connor Matheus ... Randy Brandston
J. Adam Brown ... Bill Korn
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Claire Bonner
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Storyline

When an entire town in upstate New York is closed down by an unexpected snowfall, a "snow day" begins when a group of elementary school kids, led by Natalie Brandston, try to ensure that the schools stay closed by stopping a mechanical snowplow driver by trying to hijack his plow truck. Meanwhile, Natalie's big brother Hal is using this day to try to win the affections of Claire Bonner, the most popular girl in his high school, while Hal and Natalie's father Tom, a TV meteorologist, faces off against a rival meteorologist for weather coverage of the day's events. Written by <pataygs@voicnet.com>

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Roads closed. Schools shut. Rules were made to be frozen! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild peril and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un día de nieve See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,331,819, 13 February 2000

Gross USA:

$60,020,107

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$62,464,731
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A real bank heist took place near the filming location, and the felons drove right past the Production Assistant, who immediately alerted everyone on-set. The felons were surprised to see that they were driving through a film set, shortly before driving headlong into (and becoming hopelessly stuck in) a fake snow drift. The police immediately apprehended the two bumbling crooks to the amusement of all on-set. See more »

Goofs

In the introduction, after the principal gets hit with the snowball he falls back and drops his steak into a lawn chair. In the next scene, his dog comes and picks it up from the ground. See more »

Quotes

Tom Brandston: Hands tell a story, and these hands say... happy funny sun time.
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Connections

Spoofs Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Drag Blob
Written and Performed by Simon Chardiet
Courtesy of Rounder Records
By arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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This movie is not just for Kids.
14 December 2002 | by poxy65See all my reviews

I hate to see people meticulously pine over the details of this marvelous film as if it were "The Last Temptation of Christ". It's a simple film with heart and hilarity. This film features some of the funniest children actors I've ever seen. It's painfully corny, yes, but a the same time it makes you laugh out loud and feel the characters. Watch this movie. It's pure hilarity and fun.


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