History Film / AspenExtreme

11th Mar '16 9:41:00 PM chicagomel
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* MaleFrontalNudity: Paul Gross, briefly has a nude side view shot in the European cut of the film. It's removed, naturally, in the US one.
26th Jan '16 1:40:46 PM SnowHesher
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* RichBitch: Bryce, who [[spoiler:seduces TJ even though she knows that he's involved with Robin.]] She is played by Finola Hughes, a soap opera actress who has a long history of playing Rich Bitch characters.
7th Jan '16 1:36:59 AM SnowHesher
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* AbusiveParents: It's heavily implied that Dexter had an abusive father, which is why as a child he latched on to TJ's family.
4th Jan '16 9:33:33 PM mlsmithca
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''Aspen Extreme'' is a 1993 comedy/drama film about two friends from Detroit who move to Aspen, Colorado to live out their dreams of becoming professional ski instructors. Although the film received mixed reviews from critics and only did mediocre from the box office, it is almost universally praised for its cinematography and its ski scenes.

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''Aspen Extreme'' is a 1993 comedy/drama film about two friends from Detroit who move to Aspen, Colorado to live out their dreams of becoming professional ski instructors. Although the film received mixed reviews from critics and only did managed a mediocre from take at the box office, it is almost universally praised for its cinematography and its ski scenes.



* BettyAndVeronica: TJ is pursued by two women: Robin, a down-to-earth radio DJ. And Bryce, a millionaire businesswoman who always gets what she wants.

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* BettyAndVeronica: TJ is pursued by two women: Robin, a down-to-earth radio DJ. And DJ, and Bryce, a millionaire businesswoman who always gets what she wants.



* DrugsAreBad: [[spoiler: After Dexter and TJ's split, Dexter develops a drug habit that involves him sniffing a white powder. It's unknown whether it's cocaine or heroin.]]
** [[spoiler:Probably heroin; it's unlikely that Dexter is rich enough to support a cocaine habit.]]

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* DrugsAreBad: [[spoiler: After Dexter and TJ's split, Dexter develops a drug habit that involves him sniffing a white powder. It's unknown whether it's cocaine or heroin.]]
** [[spoiler:Probably heroin;
heroin, though it's unlikely that Dexter is rich enough to support a cocaine habit.]]



* [[spoiler:PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: TJ and Dexter go through one of these in the film's final act.]]

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* [[spoiler:PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: TJ and Dexter go through one of these in the film's final act.]]
4th Jan '16 7:33:34 PM SnowHesher
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* YourCheatingHeart: [[spoiler:Midway through the film, Bryce returns to Aspen after being away for several months. She hires TJ for a private ski lesson, and afterward she invites him back to her house for a drink. This leads to the two of them having sex. Unfortunately, TJ happened to be in a relationship with Robin at the time, and she promptly dumps him for his infidelity.]]
4th Jan '16 7:12:18 PM SnowHesher
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* NoodleIncident: At the beginning of the film TJ asks Dexter what was the worst day he ever had. Dexter replies "Probably the time I got arrested for stealing all those telephone poles."
4th Jan '16 6:29:04 PM SnowHesher
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* DrowningMySorrows: [[spoiler:TJ begins drinking heavily after Dexter dies, leading Bryce to comment that he's become depressing to be around.]]

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* DrowningMySorrows: [[spoiler:TJ begins drinking heavily after Dexter dies, leading Bryce to comment (rather insensitively) that he's become depressing to be around.]]
4th Jan '16 2:14:03 AM SnowHesher
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* FriendsWithBenefits: TJ and Bryce's relationship seems to be mostly based on physical attraction rather than actual romantic chemistry (although Bryce does help him with his dream of becoming a writer). [[spoiler:Late in the film, Bryce makes it clear that love is not a priority to her and that she views her and TJ's relationship as a temporary thing. This convinces TJ to break things off with her and rekindle his friendship with Robin.]]
4th Jan '16 1:50:39 AM SnowHesher
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* SpiritualSuccessor: Some reviews of the film described it as "''Film/TopGun'' on the ski slopes."
4th Jan '16 1:48:26 AM SnowHesher
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* HollywoodHomely: Lampshaded in-universe. Dexter's lack of movie star good looks are what initially prevent him from being hired as a ski instructor.

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* HollywoodHomely: Lampshaded in-universe. Dexter's lack of movie star good looks are what initially prevent him from being hired as a ski instructor.instructor, despite the fact that he's a better skier than the other candidates.
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