History Film / JackFrost1998

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''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton. Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and is killed instantly.

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''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton. Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and borrows his best friend (and the band's keyboardist) Mac [=MacArthur=] (Creator/MarkAddy)'s car to go home and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his Jack's view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and is killed instantly.
13th Oct '17 3:07:08 PM ngh93
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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Jack manages to convince Charlie it's really him as a snowman by calling him "Charlie boy" (which is what Jack used to call him by). Gabby [[CassandraTruth doesn't believe Charlie when she tells her the snowman is Jack]]. [[spoiler:That is until Jack calls her on the phone, nonchalantly asking her to come to the cabin in the mountains, and Gabby recognizes her husband's voice and obliges]].

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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Jack manages to convince Charlie it's really him as a snowman by calling him "Charlie boy" (which is what Jack used to call him by). Gabby Gabby, however, [[CassandraTruth doesn't believe Charlie when she tells her the snowman is Jack]].her husband]]. [[spoiler:That is until Jack calls her on the phone, nonchalantly asking her to come to the cabin in the mountains, and Gabby recognizes her husband's voice and obliges]].
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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Jack manages to convince Charlie it's really him as a snowman by calling him "Charlie boy" (which is what Jack used to call him by).

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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Jack manages to convince Charlie it's really him as a snowman by calling him "Charlie boy" (which is what Jack used to call him by). Gabby [[CassandraTruth doesn't believe Charlie when she tells her the snowman is Jack]]. [[spoiler:That is until Jack calls her on the phone, nonchalantly asking her to come to the cabin in the mountains, and Gabby recognizes her husband's voice and obliges]].
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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Jack manages to convince Charlie it's really him as a snowman by calling him "Charlie boy" (which is what Jack used to call him by).
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One year later, the spirit of Jack finds himself reincarnated in a snowman's body after a fatal traffic accident. This is in order to allow father-son bonding that had never quite happened in Jack's's human life.

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One year later, the spirit of Jack finds himself reincarnated in a snowman's body after a fatal traffic accident. body. This is in order to allow father-son bonding that had never quite happened in Jack's's Jack's human life.
21st Jul '17 6:35:43 PM ngh93
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[[caption-width-right:300:Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world's [[{{Pun}} coolest]] dad... as long as he doesn't melt first.]]
''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton.

Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and is killed instantly.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world's [[{{Pun}} [[{{Pun}} coolest]] dad... as long as if he doesn't melt first.]]
''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton. \n\n Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and is killed instantly.
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''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton. Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and is killed instantly.

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''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton.

Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and is killed instantly.
21st Jul '17 6:33:25 PM ngh93
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[[caption-width-right:300:Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world's [[{{Pun}} coolest]] dad... as long as he doesn't melt first.]]
''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton. Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and and is killed instantly.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world's [[{{Pun}} [[{{Pun}} coolest]] dad... as long as he doesn't melt first.]]
''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton. Jack Frost (Keaton) is a workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins block to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and and is killed instantly.
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''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton as a man who finds himself reincarnated in a snowman's body after a fatal traffic accident. This is in order to allow father-son bonding that had never quite happened in Mr. Frost's human life.

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\n[[caption-width-right:300:Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world's [[{{Pun}} coolest]] dad... as long as he doesn't melt first.]]
''Jack Frost'' is a 1998 family film directed by Troy Miller, starring Creator/MichaelKeaton as Creator/MichaelKeaton. Jack Frost (Keaton) is a man who workaholic rock singer who's on the road most of the time so he can't spend a lot of time with his wife Gabby (Kelly Preston) and son Charlie (Joseph Cross) and constantly breaks/forgets the promises he made to them. One evening, Jack decides to abandon his gig and spend the holidays with his family. Unfortunately, a bad storm begins to his view, and due to the faulty windshield wiper, Jack crashes his car and and is killed instantly.

One year later, the spirit of Jack
finds himself reincarnated in a snowman's body after a fatal traffic accident. This is in order to allow father-son bonding that had never quite happened in Mr. Frost's Jack's's human life.
life.
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* BittersweetEnding: Jack reconciles with his son. But ultimately has to pass on.
* ButNowIMustGo

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Jack reconciles with his son. But ultimately has to pass on.
on.]]
* ButNowIMustGoButNowIMustGo: [[spoiler: Jack is restored to his human form just once so he can say goodbye to his wife and son, before passing on]].
* CallBack: The film opens with a snowball fight in the school yard, Charlie leading the children to win it. After Jack's death, the film skips a year later to another snowball fight. This time Charlie doesn't help.



* DaddyDidntShow: Twice. Jack has to miss a hockey game, but promises to make it up with a trip to the mountains for Christmas. But then Jack is called in to record songs that mean he won't be home for Christmas. He leaves early and ''tries'' to get home, but dies in the car crash.



* EverytownAmerica: The film is set in the fictional town of Medford, Colorado.



* {{Getting Crap Past The Radar}}: One scene had the titular snowman receive two snowballs to the chest during a snowball fight. He [[ManIFeelLikeAWoman gropes himself for a second]] before throwing them away.
** And when making a snowman, Jack pretends he misunderstood about where to attach the carrot.
*** This one later comes back to bite him when he becomes the snowman, looks down to find out in his own horror that he has no genitals.

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* {{Getting Crap Past The Radar}}: Radar}}:
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One scene had the titular snowman receive two snowballs to the chest during a snowball fight. He [[ManIFeelLikeAWoman gropes himself for a second]] before throwing them away.
** And when making a snowman, Jack pretends he misunderstood about where to attach the carrot.
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carrot. This one later comes back to bite him when he becomes the snowman, looks down to find out in his own horror that he has no genitals.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: The bully, Rory.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: The bully, Rory.HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Rory Buck is revealed to be a JerkWithAHeartOfGold and ultimately helps Charlie get Jack to the mountains]].
* JustForFun: "Snow dad is better than no dad."



* ParentalAbandonment

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* ParentalAbandonmentPunnyName: Jack's last name is literally Frost.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Natalie is the only girl on the hockey team.




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* SpikyHair: Rory Buck, TheBully, has spiky blond hair to show how hard he is.
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