Overall Rank: 11414
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 21
Theatrical Release Date: 08/14/1996
Genre: Adventure, Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Fraser Clarke Heston
Actors: Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict, Charlton Heston, Duncan Fraser, Don S. Davis
Plot: When their father's plane crashes high in the Alaskan mountain range, teenagers Sean and Jessie set out to find him, challenging both nature and themselves on a death-defying mission through the arctic wilderness. Along the way, they rescue an amazingly friendly polar bear cub from a poacher.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 07/08/2012
Charlton Heston slums it as a poacher in this wilderness nonsense that sees a pair of American brats climb up and down mountainsides in between bouts of utterly contrived "suspense". They are helped along the way by a friendly polar bear, which are always handy to have around. If they fell in the sea, I presume they'd be saved by a shark who does some volunteer work for the samaritans on the side. Or a box jellyfish with a heart of gold...
MovieAddict - wrote on 03/24/2012
Alaska tells the story of a father, Jake (Dirk Benedict), who crashes in the mountain and his two kids brave the dangerous terrain to go in search of him. Sadly the kids have no real outdoorsman skills or knowledge but with luck and determination they rally along. Along the way they rescue a bear cub from evil poachers. The late Charles Heston himself portrays the villainous poacher. Cheesy family flick but it’s got great scenery of Alaska and beautiful polar bears.
Snoogans - wrote on 12/02/2011
Unrealistic adventure film. Something kids might enjoy.
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