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Hot Dog... The Movie!
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Peter Markle
Produced by Edward S. Feldman
Mike Marvin
Written by Mike Marvin
Starring
Music by Peter Bernstein
Mark Goldenberg
John Stewart
Cinematography Paul Ryan
Edited by John Stewart
Production
company
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
  • January 13, 1984 (1984-01-13)
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $16.2 million
Box office $17.7 million

Hot Dog…The Movie is a comedy ski film released in January 1984. The film went on to gross over $17 million and became one of the iconic comedies of the 1980s.

Plot[edit]

The film stars Patrick Houser as Harkin Banks, a young and ambitious freestyle skier from Idaho who is determined to prove himself in a freestyle skiing competition at Squaw Valley. Along the way he teams with a pack of fun-loving incorrigibles who called themselves the "Rad Pack" (whose leader, Dan O'Callahan is played by David Naughton), picks up an Austrian nemesis named Rudi (John Patrick Reger), and enters a love triangle with a pair of blondes, a young woman named Sunny (Tracy N. Smith) and the more mature Sylvia Fonda (played by 1982 Playboy Playmate of the Year Shannon Tweed in just her second major film role). The movie ends with a terrific extended race scene, all of the characters take part in a 'Chinese Downhill' to determine the real champion of the competition.

Cast[edit]

  • David Naughton as Dan O'Callahan
  • Patrick Houser as Harkin Banks
  • Tracy Smith as Sunny
  • John Patrick Reger as Rudolph "Rudi" Garmisch
  • Frank Koppala as Squirrel Murphy
  • James Saito as Kendo Yamamoto
  • Shannon Tweed as Sylvia Fonda
  • George Theobald as Slasher
  • Mark Vance as Heinz Hartman
  • Eric Watson as Fergy
  • Lynn Wieland as Michelle
  • Sandy Hackett as T-Shirt contestant M.C.
  • Crystal Smith as Motel Clerk
  • Peter Vogt as Fader Black
  • Robert Fuhrmann as Rick Lauter

Reception[edit]

Janet Maslin, writing in the New York Times, gave a generally positive review, describing the film as "light and less moronic than it might have been."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hot Dog... The Movie -- Skiers Competing and Playing," Janet Maslin, New York Times January 14, 1986.

External links[edit]



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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Fri, 15 May 2015 14:03:45 -0700

Screenwriter Cannon is more interested in putting Beca in verbal smackdowns with the Bellas' hostile German rivals, members of a group called Das Sound Machine. I haven't seen such poor Teutonic stereotyping since the evil skier in Hot Dog … the Movie.

Duluth News Tribune

Duluth News Tribune
Wed, 13 May 2015 22:22:52 -0700

Screenwriter Cannon is more interested in putting Beca in verbal smackdowns with the Bellas' hostile German rivals, members of a group called Das Sound Machine. I haven't seen such poor Teutonic stereotyping since the evil skier in “Hot Dog…the Movie.”.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:14:33 -0700

Mike Marvin has been talking about doing a sequel or remake of Hot Dog… The Movie for years. The filmmaker wrote the 1984 original, which took in a decent $20m at the box office and went on to be a popular sex comedy cult classic over the subsequent ...
 
Indie Wire (blog)
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:44:09 -0700

In the video, we also learn that Kimmel is baffled by what exactly constitutes Asian horror cinema and that he's (not surprisingly) a big fan of “Hot Dog: The Movie.” Also, McConaughey really hates streaming. Hates it. Check out the clip below, and ...

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RollingStone.com
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:03:45 -0700

Kimmel first swings through Vulcan where he meets the proprietors, Bryan and Kristen, who show off the store's extensive inventory, from large collections of Jerry Lewis films and Canadian TV shows to a copy of Hot Dog... The Movie, a film Kimmel ...

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Paste Magazine
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:30:22 -0800

Nothing beats the exhilarating high of carving through a wide-open field of freshly fallen snow. The way the powder explodes into the air like Champagne foam and the world suddenly takes on the sound of a quiet whisper. And nothing compliments that ...
 
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:37:52 -0700

It will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bear River Bar and Grill at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, with happy hour pricing on all food and drink and DJ Leprechaun. #Organizer Lori Keefe also said the event was centered around a “Hot Dog The Movie” theme.
 
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