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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

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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)  »

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Ein Wunsch geht in Erfüllung  »

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Trivia

The film crew was mostly Australian, much to the delight of fellow Aussie Olivia Newton-John. Both Vegemite (a popular Australian spread), as well as newspapers from the country, were frequently available on the set. See more »

Quotes

Wilkins: Purrs like a cat. Drives like a dream.
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So Strange
Written by John Farrar
Performed by Olivia Newton-John
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A love story & a little girls wish for a mum for the holidays
12 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful film for all the family. Its about an 11 year old girl called Jessica that spends a lot of time walking around a large department store watching other girls shopping with their Mums, Jessicas Mum died when Jessica was only 3 years old. Jessica gets a free gift from the stores wishing well & she wishes for a Mom for the holidays. Olivia plays a manikin in the store & comes to life at midnight to be Jessicas Mum till midnight Christmas Eve. My 4 children and I watch it every year and we love it. I first saw it in 1995 and I recorded it off the television. I would love to own this film on Video or DVD. Olivia plays an excellent leading role in this film. The film is packed with Christmas magic as well as being a love story. I have another Christmas film with Olivia playing the starring role, A Holiday Romance, which is another Christmas love story which we all enjoy.


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