Out Cold

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Out Cold (Touchstone Movie)

“Out Cold” is a 2001 comedy film directed by The Malloys (Emmett Malloy and Brendan Malloy). The movie is a loose remake of the 1984 film “Hot Dog… The Movie” and is set in the snowy mountains of Alaska. It stars Jason London, Lee Majors, Zach Galifianakis, and A.J. Cook, among others.

The story revolves around a group of snowboarders who work and live in the small town of Bull Mountain, Alaska. The town’s economy relies heavily on winter tourism, and the snowboarders are passionate about their sport and the local lifestyle. However, their easy-going and carefree way of life is threatened when a greedy developer (played by Lee Majors) plans to turn Bull Mountain into a luxury resort, potentially displacing the local community and ruining their beloved snowboarding haven.

The group of snowboarders, led by Rick Rambis (played by Jason London), must find a way to save their town and preserve their way of life. In the process, they engage in hilarious misadventures, wild stunts, and comedic antics. Along the way, they learn valuable life lessons about friendship, loyalty, and the importance of standing up for what they believe in.

“Out Cold” is a fun and light-hearted comedy that captures the spirit of snowboarding and the laid-back vibe of small-town life. The film features plenty of snowboarding action and breathtaking mountain scenery, making it visually engaging for audiences. Additionally, the cast delivers energetic performances, especially from Zach Galifianakis, whose comedic talents shine throughout the film.

While “Out Cold” received mixed reviews from critics, it has since gained a cult following among fans of snowboarding and winter sports. The film’s humor, lively soundtrack, and entertaining snowboarding sequences have made it a favorite among audiences who enjoy feel-good comedies with a winter sports twist.

Overall, “Out Cold” is an enjoyable and entertaining comedy that offers laughs, action, and a heartwarming message about the importance of preserving what truly matters in life. Whether you’re a snowboarding enthusiast or just looking for a fun and light-hearted movie, “Out Cold” provides an amusing and enjoyable cinematic experience.

Additional Details


  • Jason London: Rick Rambis
  • A.J. Cook: Jenny
  • Lee Majors: John Majors
  • Willie Garson: Ted Muntz
  • Zach Galifianakis: Luke
  • David Koechner: Stumpy
  • Flex Alexander: Anthony
  • David Denman: Lance
  • Caroline Dhavernas: Anna
  • Derek Hamilton: Pig Pen
  • Thomas Lennon: Eric Montclare
  • Victoria Silvstedt: Inga
  • Todd Richards: Barry
  • Lewis Arquette: Herbert ‘Papa’ Muntz


  • Director: The Malloys
  • Producers: Michael Aguilar and Jonathan Glickman
  • Writer: Jon Zack

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