- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 23, 2002
- Originally Released: 1994
- Label: Walt Disney Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Stereo - English
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Selection
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 01/14/1994
"...The action has snap..."
Entertainment Weekly - 06/10/1994
"...A real heartwarmer." -- Rating: B+
Variety - 01/17/1994
"...A rousingly old-fashioned dogsled adventure....IRON WILL makes clever use of a media-savvy subplot..."
Los Angeles Times - 01/14/1994
"...It is IRON WILL's double charm that its aspirations are humble and straightforward and that it fulfills them so completely....Brightly and vividly shot..."
Based on a true story about a young man faced with supporting his family after the death of his father. Entering a treacherous sled race he takes a team of dogs across country in hopes of winning a $10,000 prize.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:
Hang on for the ride of your life as Walt Disney Pictures presents the action-packed adventure that delivers thrilling heroics and rugged scenery! Based on an incredible true-life story, a brave young man is thrust into adulthood as he and his courageous team of sled dogs embark on a grueling and treacherous cross-country marathon. Together they race through the frozen wilderness, carrying hopes of capturing the $10,000 grand prize that will save his family from financial ruin. With dogged determination and sheer iron will, they face impossible odds and hardships along the dangerous trail to his dreams. IRON WILL is high adventure that will thrill and uplift everyone!
Based on the true story of a 17-year-old boy who entered a 522-mile dog-sled race -- from Winnepeeg, Canada to St. Paul, Minnesota -- to help his financially stricken family survive the death of his father.
- Additional cast members include George Gerdes, Penelope Windust, James Cada, Allan "RJ" Joseph.