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A Mom for Christmas (1990)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Amy Miller
Juliet Sorci ...
Jessica Slocum (as Juliet Sorcey)
Doug Sheehan ...
Jim Slocum
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Sergeant Morelli
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Nicholas
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Wilkins
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Philomena
Elliot Moss Greenbaum ...
Chip Wright
Erica Mitchell ...
Stephanie Clark
Jesse Vincent ...
Teddy O'Neill
Brett Harrelson ...
Kendall
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Mr. Milliman
Greg Procaccino ...
Detective Price (as Gregory Procaccino)
Ronald M. Lautore ...
Fire Captain (as Ron Lautore)
Helen Whitelow
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Storyline

Jessie is a young girl who's mother died when she was just three. When she wins a free wish in a department store she wishes for a mom to be with and to shop with over the holidays. Her wish brings Amy, a mannequin, to life and into her life as her Mom for Christmas. Written by Les MacDonald at {mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca}

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A tale of Christmas magic.

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Fantasy | Comedy | Family

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17 December 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Wunsch geht in Erf├╝llung  »

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The entire film was shot in one month, premiering on TV two months later. See more »

Quotes

Amy Miller: [pops a piece of popcorn in her mouth] Got an idea!
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What If
Written by John Farrar
Performed by Olivia Newton-John
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Juliet Sorcey is amazing!
15 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Juliet Sorcey was just 10 when this was made, and she was fantastic! She played her part perfectly. You could really see a little girl who just wanted to have a mother to get her through the holidays.

One would never believe that Olivia Newton-John (Grease) is two years older than I am. At 42, she was the picture of perfection in this film and you really could believe that she was 28. How in the world does she do it? This was a neat fantasy about making Christmas for a little girl and it really came to life.

With two songs sung by Olivia Newton-John, it was a real pleasure. I'll be watching it again and again.


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