MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,669 this week

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 384 users  
Reviews: 9 user

A teacher puts on a Christmas pageant and puts the worst children in school as the stars.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: February

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in February.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 25 Feb 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 03 Jan 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 02 Dec 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 16 Apr 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 30 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (TV Movie 1983)

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (TV Movie 1983) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Worst Witch (TV Movie 1986)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young
Stars: Diana Rigg, Charlotte Rae, Tim Curry
Return to Oz (1985)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Director: Walter Murch
Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A counterfeiter finds the true meaning of the holidays.

Director: Alan Shapiro
Stars: Edward Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Jim Metzler
A Chipmunk Christmas (TV Movie 1981)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Swept up in a holiday mood, Alvin gives away his cherished harmonica to a sick little boy. Meanwhile, Dave has booked Alvin to perform a harmonica solo at Carnegie Hall! Alvin keeps the ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Monroe
Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, June Foray
Comedy | Family | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Director: Jon Stone
Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp
The Christmas Toy (TV Movie 1986)
Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till
Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen
Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Willow Creek, Alaska, is going through a depression because the local cannery has shut down putting many of the residents out of work. Ray and Pete are truck-driving brothers, different as ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lang
Stars: John Schneider, Tom Wopat, Kim Delaney
Best Christmas Party Ever (TV Movie 2014)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jennie Stanton (Torrey DeVitto) throws the best Christmas parties every year for her company, Petra's Parties. Things are a little different this year, as Petra is retiring and looks to the... See full summary »

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund, Linda Thorson
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Claudia Sloan
Stars: R. Dee, Vic McGraw, Ronee Walker
A Mom for Christmas (TV Movie 1990)
Fantasy | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young girl who wants a mom for the Christmas holidays gets her wish when a department store mannequin comes to life.

Director: George Miller
Stars: Olivia Newton-John, Juliet Sorci, Doug Sheehan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jackson Davies ...
Bob Bradley
Anthony Holland ...
Rev. Hopkins
David Alexander ...
Charlie Bradley
...
Beth Bradley
Ocean Hellman ...
Alice
Sally Durr ...
Helen Armstrong
Janet Wright ...
Helen Armstrong
Teri Dean ...
Gladys Herdman
Beau Heaton ...
Claude Herdman
Megan Hunt ...
Imogene Herdman
Jason Micus ...
Leroy Herdman
Shane Punt ...
Ollie Herdman
Glen Reid ...
Ralph Herdman
Lynne Gorman ...
Mrs. Clausing (as Lynn Gorman)
Edit

Storyline

A teacher puts on a Christmas pageant and puts the worst children in school as the stars.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Grace checks the sanctuary to see if people are filling it, Mrs. Clausing can be seen in the center of the shot in a brown blouse, waiting for the pageant to begin. A few shots after this she is greeted by the minister as she enters the sanctuary, with coat on, just ahead of Mrs. Herdman. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Bradley: I am not going to be a shepherd.
Grace Bradley: Oh, yes you are!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amazing
30 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow. This show is amazing. Just recently, I watched it in my theater arts class and I was astonished on how great it was. My friend and I even cried, it was that touching. My school is doing this play for Christmas and I've had such a great time working with them and doing this play. The characters seem so real, it's amazing. The show is so touching, with a slight hint of hilarious. It has so many funny lines in it. It's really one of my favorites now. It's such a funny show, you definitely have to see it if you haven't. It draws you in right away and you can't stop watching it. Once you watch it, you'll be glad you did. It will definitely make you remember the true meaning of Christmas.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
i AM TRYING TO FIND A COPY OF THIS MOVIE ALSO manzo1979
Porn surprise! mbafw-1
REQUEST MOVIE gardnerjameslind
Teri Dean guy-hutchinson
Discuss The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?