Benjamin (1973)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sports Comedy  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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The West German-made Benjamin is a comedy for skiing fans of all ages...from ten to twelve. A computer makes a horrendous mistake by choosing nebbish Phillip Sontag as the predicted winner of a ski championship. Not only is Sontag a complete loss as an athlete, but he's never skied in his life. The scenery is terrific, and the ski footage flawless; otherwise, Benjamin is much ado about absolutely nothing. Watch for several real-life ski stars, including Suzy Chaffee and Billy Kidd, in "action" cameos.

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skiing, winner, computers, racer