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Ski Patrol

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Inane '90s comedy with strong language, lots of slapstick.

Movie PG 1990 91 minutes
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SKI PATROL is silly and stilted, and although it's relatively harmless (besides the language), it's also not very clever and suffers from a lack of heart. The plot is one long cliché about the lovable band of misfits who have to save the (summer camp/ski lodge/vacation resort) from the clutches of a greedy developer (includes talent show!) and only exists as a framework to move from one skiing gag to the next.

Big kids who haven't seen this story line a million times and who can handle the strong language will get some big laughs from the juvenile humor and will enjoy rooting for the gang to save the day in between the awesome skiing and snowboarding tricks. Some of the ski footage is entertaining, as are the dated costumes, but neither is enough to redeem an otherwise inane movie.

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