Snow Day

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Chris Koch
Production: Paramount Pictures
  4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.0
Metacritic:
34
Rotten Tomatoes:
28%
PG
Year:
2000
89 min
Website
268 Views


You're Claire Bonner and l'm Chuck

Wheeler. America's dream team.

Not any more.

What are you looking at?!

You have defied the mighty Meltar

for the last time.

Prepare to taste

the flame of justice, Freon.

How many times must l tell you?

lt's Doctor Freon! Doctor!

- Natalie?

- Hey, Fangor.

You came just in time. Glad you're here!

What have l told you about

playing with these? They're collectibles.

lt would seem that your brother

is something of a Nimrod, is he not?

- That's enough from you, Mr Freon.

- That's Doctor Freon. Doctor.

Seriously,

hands off the merchandise, okay?

lf l'm gonna sell these,

l've got to keep them mint.

- Sell them? You can't split us up.

- Teams split up all the time. lt happens.

- Who will defend the universe?

- The universe will be just fine.

No, it won't .

- Dad, is it ever gonna snow?

- Aw...

l don't know, sweetheart.

lt's been tough lately.

- Last year it was El Nio, this year...

- El Sucko.

El Sucko, yeah.

Randall, is that the way

we eat soup in this house?

No, l'm sorry.

He wants to swim with the sharks,

he's gonna lose a little blood.

Yes, l know that's what...

l gotta go.

l know, l'm late again. l'm sorry.

- l'm a terrible mother, l know.

- Right again.

But l know that in your hearts

you'll find a way to forgive me.

And you are?

- Randy, call security!

- Yes, sir.

That's funny. Very funny.

- So, what did l miss?

- l can fit my fist in my mouth.

- Show Mum.

- Wow.

That's dandy, honey.

That's wonderful! That's cool.

(CELLPHONE RlNGS )

This dollar is yours if you let it ring.

Please. Easiest buck

l ever made in my life.

Oh, brother.

(PHONE STlLL RlNGlNG )

- So, how was everybody's day?

- Good.

l'll be back in just a second! Talk to me.

l guess that phone call

must've been important.

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