Snowmen (film)

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Directed by Robert Kirbyson
Produced by Stephen McEveety
Written by Robert Kirbyson
Starring Bobby Coleman
Josh Flitter
Ray Liotta
Beverley Mitchell
Bobb'e J. Thompson
Christopher Lloyd
Mpower Pictures
Distributed by Arc Entertainment, Heritage Films
Release date(s)
  • May 1, 2010 (2010-05-01) (Tribeca Film Festival)
  • June 25, 2014 (2014-06-25) (Australia)
Country United States, Australia
Language English

Snowmen is a family film written and directed by Robert Kirbyson and produced by Stephen McEveety Braveheart . It was released at the Tribeca Film Festival on May 1, 2010.[1] According to the Hollywood Reporter, "the film might prove a bit too offbeat for mainstream theatrical success, though it might well prove popular on DVD and cable."[2]

The film centers on Billy (Bobby Coleman), a 10-year-old boy who is convinced that he has only weeks to live, and his misfit friends, who are determined to ensure that Billy will be remembered in the record books forever. According to the website of the leading player, "Billy and his friends pursue immortalizing fame in a series of schemes and stunts that eventually threaten their very lives. Along this journey of self-discovery, the boys conquer neighborhood bullies, unite a community, and discover that the only lasting legacy is friendship."[3]


Award Category Outcome
Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award, Runner-up[4] Won
Toronto International Film Festival for Children and Youth Best Feature Film Won
Heartland Film Festival Heartland Truly Moving Picture Award[5] Won
Dallas International Film Festival Audience Award[6] Won


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