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1. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

2. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

3. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Writers: Kayla Alpert, Virginia C. Andrews | Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

4. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara

5. The Polar Express (2004)

TV-PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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61 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus' home.

Writers: Chris Van Allsburg, Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr. | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

6. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.3
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39 Metascore

A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.

Writers: Jon Vitti, Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi, Ross Bagdasarian | Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Jason Lee, David Cross, Cameron Richardson, Jane Lynch

7. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.4
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41 Metascore

The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

Writers: Jon Vitti, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ross Bagdasarian | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, David Cross, Justin Long

8. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Writers: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

9. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

10. The Arrangement (1969)

R | 125 min | Drama

6.4
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Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success, but a car crash causes him to reevaluate the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers ... See full summary »

Writer: Elia Kazan | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr, Richard Boone

11. View from the Top (2003)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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27 Metascore

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Writer: Eric Wald | Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston, Mark Ruffalo

12. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.1
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In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs, Rocks, a street wise cross breed, and Daphne, a spoilled pedegree poodle. ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Ropelewski, Leslie Dixon, Amy Heckerling | Director: Tom Ropelewski | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, David Gallagher, Tabitha Lupien

13. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Writers: George Seaton, Valentine Davies | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

14. Arthur Christmas (2011)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission.

Writers: Peter Baynham, Sarah Smith | Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook | Stars: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie

15. Four Christmases (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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41 Metascore

A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day.

Writers: Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore | Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Mary Steenburgen, Robert Duvall

16. Tommy (1975)

PG | 111 min | Musical

6.6
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A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult because of that.

Writers: Ken Russell, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

17. Black Christmas (2006)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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22 Metascore

An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one.

Writers: Glen Morgan, Roy Moore | Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

18. White Christmas (1954)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Writers: Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, Melvin Frank | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

19. Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

4.1
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Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents ... See full summary »

Writers: Aaron Ginsburg, Wade McIntyre | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Christian Martyn, Eddie Steeples, Jodelle Ferland, Doug Murray

20. Swimming with Sharks (1994)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.

Writer: George Huang | Director: George Huang | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Frank Whaley, Michelle Forbes, Benicio Del Toro

21. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

Writer: Roy Moore | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

22. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Miklós László | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

23. A Christmas Kiss (2011 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Romance

6.2
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After a spontaneous kiss, a struggling designer ends up falling in love with her demanding boss's boyfriend as she decorates his home for a Christmas party.

Writer: Joany Kane | Director: John Stimpson | Stars: Elisabeth Röhm, Laura Breckenridge, Brendan Fehr, Jerrika Hinton

24. Night Train (I) (2009)

R | 83 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.8
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Two Passengers and the conductor discover that a person has passed away on their Night Train cabin. They come across valuable diamonds on his person, that they wish to keep for themselves. ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian King | Director: Brian King | Stars: Danny Glover, Leelee Sobieski, Steve Zahn, Matthias Schweighöfer

25. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Short)

Unrated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Irv Spector, Bob Ogle | Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

26. Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home.

Writer: Ken LaZebnik | Director: Michael Campus | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jared Padalecki, Marcia Gay Harden, Aaron Ashmore

27. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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After his parents are murdered, a young tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.

Writers: Paul Caimi, Michael Hickey | Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

28. Santa's Slay (2005)

R | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.

Writer: David Steiman | Director: David Steiman | Stars: Bill Goldberg, Douglas Smith, Emilie de Ravin, Robert Culp

29. Full House (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.3
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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Richard L. Breen, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Walter Bullock | Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger

30. Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

89 min | Comedy

6.6
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Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his family. He keeps his cool as his quirky Midwestern-hearted ... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Williams | Director: Rob Williams | Stars: Keith Jordan, Adamo Ruggiero, Hallee Hirsh, Kelly Keaton

31. The Perfect Wedding (2012)

82 min | Comedy

6.2
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Home for the Christmas holiday, a gay man starts falling for his ex-boyfriend's lover, not knowing that the relationship is a mere pretense.

Writers: Ed Gaffney, Suzanne Brockmann, Jason T. Gaffney | Director: Scott Gabriel | Stars: Eric Aragon, James Rebhorn, Jason T. Gaffney, Apolonia Davalos

32. The Christmas Wish (1998 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

7.1
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Returning to his home town after the death of the grandfather who raised him, slick and cynical Wall Street trader Will Martin (Neil Patrick Harris) feels decidedly out of place... See full synopsis »

Writers: Richard Siddoway, Beth Polson, Greg Taylor | Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds, Naomi Watts, Alexandra Wilson

33. Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)

126 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.0
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In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. The hospital is under-resourced and Newman scrounges ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard L. Breen, Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, Leo Rosten | Director: David Miller | Stars: Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Eddie Albert

34. The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005)

G | 11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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The penguins of the Central Park Zoo have an adventure in the city on Christmas Eve.

Writer: Michael Lachance | Director: Gary Trousdale | Stars: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, John DiMaggio

35. Guys and Balls (2004)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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60 Metascore

After their most recent loss, a soccer team discovers its goalie is gay and casts him out. He retaliates by bringing back an all-gay team for a game to prove who's better.

Writer: Benedikt Gollhardt | Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Maximilian Brückner, Lisa Potthoff, Dietmar Bär, Eileen Eilender

36. Lucky Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Romance

5.5
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A terminally unlucky single mother wonders if she will ever be lucky as Christmas approaches.

Writers: Sheri Davenport, Harry Winer | Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Gray-Stanford, Mitchell Kummen, Mike Bell

37. The Fifteen Streets (1989 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent ... See full summary »

Writers: Rob Bettinson, Catherine Cookson | Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Owen Teale, Sean Bean, Anny Tobin, Leslie Schofield

38. It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.6
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A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

Writers: Everett Freeman, Vick Knight, Herbert Clyde Lewis, Frederick Stephani | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles, Victor Moore

39. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011 TV Short)

22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

Writers: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson | Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Sarah Chalke, Dave Foley, Emily Alyn Lind, Chris Parnell

40. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A psycho in a Santa suit gets to decide who's been naughty and who's been nice.

Writer: Lewis Jackson | Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

41. A Season for Miracles (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two wayward children and their protective aunt with the help of an angel.

Writers: Marilyn Pappano, Maria Nation | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Carla Gugino, Kathy Baker, David Conrad, Laura Dern

42. Alias Betty (2001)

103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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73 Metascore

Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap another child, Jose, to... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Miller, Ruth Rendell | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Nicole Garcia, Mathilde Seigner, Luck Mervil

43. Christmas Story (2007)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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The touching story of how Santa Claus came to be Santa.

Writers: Marko Leino, Aku Louhimies, Juha Wuolijoki | Director: Juha Wuolijoki | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Otto Gustavsson, Jonas Rinne, Kari Väänänen

44. Undercover Christmas (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.5
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Workaholic FBI agent Jake Cunningham fears his case against investment fraudster Scott Shift may not stick without the testimony of cocktail waitress Brandi O'Neill, who naively believed to... See full summary »

Writer: Darrah Cloud | Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Jami Gertz, Shawn Christian, Tyne Daly, Winston Rekert

45. Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)

Passed | 105 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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A Norwegian farmer lovingly raises his daughter in rural World War II-era Benson Junction, Wisconsin.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, George Victor Martin | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Margaret O'Brien, James Craig, Frances Gifford

46. Blast of Silence (1961)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.7
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A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.

Writers: Allen Baron, Waldo Salt | Director: Allen Baron | Stars: Molly McCarthy, Allen Baron, Larry Tucker, Peter Clune

47. Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.9
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Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Reubens | Directors: Wayne Orr, Paul Reubens | Stars: Paul Reubens, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Grace Jones

48. How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996)

93 min | Animation, Family

6.5
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When Santa's helper Granny Rose falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Mr. Grimm to help deliver all the toys. What no one but the toys knows is that Mr. Grimm plans to ... See full summary »

Writers: Enzo D'Alò, Umberto Marino, Gianni Rodari, Shelly Altman | Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall, Neil Shee, Walter Massey

49. The Christmas Consultant (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy

5.2
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The Lifetime Original Movie The Christmas Consultant stars David Hasselhoff as a sought-after consultant hired by a workaholic mother to get her family through the holidays.

Writers: Brian Sawyer, Gregg Rossen | Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Caroline Rhea, Barclay Hope, Eliza Faria

50. The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012 TV Short)

24 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
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A young boy whose dog has just died moves into the house in whose backyard the snowman was built. Finding a photograph of the snowman the boy rebuilds him,fashioning a snow dog out of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Raymond Briggs, Hilary Audus, Joanna Harrison | Director: Hilary Audus