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SnowPlow on 'Beautiful Girls' (The Movie)

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by bolensdriver, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    What brand of plow is on the older Chevy truck in the movie "Beautiful Girls"?

    It looks like it has no arm on the plow frame, so it must be like a sno-way? But it's a rugged metal blade, which isn't a Sno-Way.
  2. PlowVA

    PlowVA Senior Member
    Messages: 210

    Good question BD. I was watching that movie the other night. Anybody know of any other movies where snowplowing is a part of the movie (not just a movie with a snowplow scene for 2 seconds...)??
  3. Bldrs83

    Bldrs83 Member
    Messages: 96

    I think the name of the movie was "Snow Day" and I want to say that Chevy Chase was in it as a weather man. More of a kids movie. A crazy snowplow driver kept plowing the roads open but the kids wanted them unplowed so they could stay out of school. Only seen bits and pieces of it.
  4. oldmankent

    oldmankent PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,317

    The older snoways did have steel moldboards. And I haven't seen that movie for years. Couldn't say though. I do remember that he was plowing really old and wet snow. Movie people must have brought it in and said good enough.
  5. corkireland

    corkireland Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    Snoways stilll make metal blad inserts for their plows as well.. YOu actuelly can choose to have either metal or Polycarbonate.. They are interchangable. :salute:
  6. Tscape

    Tscape Senior Member
    Messages: 831

    Beautiful Girls, is that the one with Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, and a young Natalie Portman?
  7. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    If I recall, the movie 'Gremlins' from waaaaaaaaaaaaay back in the 80's had one... the neighbour drove one. Seems to me the gremlins took it and drove it thru the wall into the living room.... :p
  8. Chainlink

    Chainlink Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 70

    I love that movie, made me laugh, plus they did some ice fishing(somthing I do alot of. As for snow days with Chevy Chase not as funny.
  9. crashz

    crashz Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    Turfscape - yep thats the one.
  10. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Conair has a snowplow in it, but in the middle of summer, while they are at the airport.

    DERBYDON Member
    Messages: 39

    The new "Dawn of the Dead" has a big V plow as a major part of the movie. I especially like how in the movies snow plows are Totally Indestructible!
  12. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    It also has some Queen tracks in it.
  13. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    I just saw that movie.... I wonder how many malls have enough equipment to build armoured transport out of a transit bus? :p Yeah the plow just bashes thru cars, people flying all over.... funny stuff... but not particularly realistic.
  14. Up North

    Up North Senior Member
    Messages: 921

    Grumpy Old Men had a couple scenes with snowplows. And lots of ice fishing! One of my favorite pastimes!! :redbounce

  15. kl0an

    kl0an Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    What was the movie where the father dies and comes back as a snowman?? They had a big plow truck with a sadistic operator behind the wheel in that one too..
  16. Up North

    Up North Senior Member
    Messages: 921

    "Jack Frost" I believe.

  17. HereToLearn

    HereToLearn Member
    Messages: 93

    Every "Home Alone" movie
  18. SkykingHD

    SkykingHD Senior Member
    Messages: 368


    The Simpsons did an episode on Homer becoming a snow plow contractor. No money so he purchased advertising spot just before the TV station signed off. He had his whole family stay up to watch this commercial. Was a real funny TV show about Homer Simpson in the snow plow business.

  19. HereToLearn

    HereToLearn Member
    Messages: 93

    then Barney started "Plow King" and ran him out of business (or so I think)
  20. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I think Homer's business was "Mr.Plow"?
    In the PS2 X-Box game of "Simsons Hit and Run" there is a level where you buy the plow truck from Barny and have to kill Mr. Burn's car.