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German title Snow-free
Original title Snow Day
Country of production United States
original language English
Publishing year 2000
length 89 minutes
Age rating FSK without
Director Chris Koch
script Will McRobb
Chris Viscardi
production Albie Hecht
Julia Pistor
music Steve Bartek
camera Robbie Greenberg
cut David Finfer

Snow Free is a 2000 American comedy directed by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies .


Heavy snowfalls hinder everyday life in a small town in the US state of New York . The school will be closed. Students led by 10-year-old Natalie Brandston are obstructing Roger’s cleanup to keep the school closed.

Tom Brandston, Natalie's father, appears as a meteorologist on television in silly disguise. He's fighting a competitor. Tom tries to convince his bosses that viewers expect reliable weather forecasts, but the managers disagree.

Hal Brandston, Natalie's 15-year-old brother, is wooing Claire Bonner, who is very popular at school. She ended her previous relationship the day before. Hal finds out that Claire is watching the television program his father works for. He finds his father, who is doing a live broadcast about the weather in the great outdoors, and sends his message of love to Claire directly to the television camera.



  • Mark Webber was nominated for the YoungStar Award in 2000.
  • Connor Matheus and the comedy as Best Family Feature Film / Comedy were nominated for the Young Artist Award in 2001.
  • The song Another Dumb Blonde was nominated for the 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Award .
  • The German Film and Media Evaluation FBW in Wiesbaden awarded the film the title valuable.


The comedy was shot in New York and various regions of Canada on a budget of $ 13 million. It grossed $ 60 million in US cinemas.

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Individual evidence

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