February 12, 1999: “Jack Frost” released in British cinemas

Jack Frost is a Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film.

Jack Frost, a father who can’t keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son Charlie, before he is gone forever.

The costume for Jack Frost’s snowman form was created by Jim Henson‘s Creature Shop.

Released in British cinemas February 12, 1999

Jack Frost is getting a second chance to be the world’s coolest dad…

If he doesn’t melt first.

Notable Cast & Crew

  • Michael Keaton – “Jack Frost”, Charlie’s dad, and vocalist & harmonica player of The Jack Frost Band
  • Kelly Preston – “Gabby Frost”, Jack’s wife/widow; Charlie’s mother
  • Henry Rollins – “Sid Gronic”, ice hockey coach
  • Mark Addy – “Mac MacArthur”, Jack’s keyboard player and best friend
  • Ahmet Zappa – “Snowplough Driver”
  • Dweezil Zappa – “John Kaplan”, music agent
  • Moon Unit Zappa – “School Teacher” (uncredited)
  • Trevor Rabin – “Trevor”, The Jack Frost Band lead guitarist; film score


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