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Aspen Extreme (1993)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 22 January 1993 (USA)
T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J. advances to the most popular instructor of the school during the season, he has to take ... See full summary »

Director:

Patrick Hasburgh
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Gross ... T.J. Burke
Peter Berg ... Dexter Rutecki
Finola Hughes ... Bryce Kellogg
Teri Polo ... Robin Hand
William Russ ... Dave Ritchie
Trevor Eve ... Karl Stall
Martin Kemp ... Franz Hauser
Stewart Finlay-McLennan ... Rudy Zucker
Tony Griffin Tony Griffin ... Gary Eimiller
Julie Royer Julie Royer ... Michelle Proux
Patrick T. Johnson ... Bill Swanson
William McNamara ... Todd Pounds
Gary Eimiller Gary Eimiller ... Jinx Stone
Andy Mill Andy Mill ... Self
Bill Ferrell ... Official
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T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J. advances to the most popular instructor of the school during the season, he has to take care for Dexter, who's future is less bright and who's eventually thinking about jobbing as drug courier - bringing their friendship to a test. Meanwhile the rich business woman Brice supports T.J. in his writing ambitions and invites him to live at her home. But in her absence he falls in love with the stunningly beautiful blond radio moderator Robin. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Taglines:

Two friends looking for adventure discover extreme skiing, wealth and seduction. Now they face the greatest challenge of their lives! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The trailer narrator in the original theatrical trailer for the film is the legendary Don LaFontaine, and the song featured in the trailer is "You Move Me" by Rick Astley. See more »

Goofs

When TJ is getting chased by ski patrol his hat falls off and he leaves it behind. In the next clip, he is skiing with the hat on. See more »

Quotes

Bryce Kellogg: The next time you leave, I'll expect you to say goodbye.
T.J. Burke: A friend of mine is in trouble, I need $10,000.
Bryce Kellogg: Is that an apology?
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Connections

Referenced in Californication: The Way of the Fist (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Were Young
Written by Justin Currie
Performed by Del Amitri
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Best Movie Ever
15 December 2006 | by dylan-skiSee all my reviews

I grew up on Mt. Brighton, which is where our story begins. Aspen Extreme is the true-to-life saga of two amazing Midwest skiers who move to the mountains to pursue a more fulfilling life away from the rat race.

Unlike most ski movies, the locations in Aspen Extreme are really Michigan and Aspen as advertised.

Aspen Extreme is not your classic slapstick ski movie. The dialog, situations and characters reflect real daily life in a ski town. If you want to step into Rocky Mountain life, sit back and relax for 90 minutes with TJ, Dex, Robin and Bryce!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Aspen, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,342,613, 24 January 1993

Gross USA:

$8,041,049

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,041,049
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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