Alaska Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Alaska the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
2.5 4.0 from 2 reviews

Fourteen-year-old Vincent Barnes (Kartheiser) and his 12-year-old sister Jessie (Birch) try to rescue their bush pilot father Jake (Benedict) whose plane has crashed in the wilderness. They also rescue an orphaned polar bear cub from an evil poacher (Heston) that manages to help them out along the way. See this flick if only to enjoy the lush backdrop of Alaska and British Columbia and, of course, the absolutely adorable polar cub. Director Fraser C. Heston directs dad Charlton, appropriate payback for landing him the role as the infant Moses in "The Ten Commandments."

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adventure Drama, Brothers & Sisters, Wilderness, Air Disasters, Wild Kingdom, Cold Spots, Rescue Missions, Alaska
Screenplay
Andy Burg, Carol Fuchs
Cast
Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict, Charlton Heston
Cinematography
Tony Westman
Director
Fraser Heston
Producer
Andy Burg, Carol Fuchs, Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

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