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A Mom for Christmas (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Fantasy | Comedy | Family  -  17 December 1990 (USA)
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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
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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
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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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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

Amy Miller: Wilkins is a joy. All he talks about is cars, cars, cars.
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Written by John Farrar
Performed by Olivia Newton-John
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You'll Want this Mom For The Holidays!!!!
4 July 2000 | by (Monroe,Michigan) – See all my reviews

I am A HUGE fan of Olivia Newton-John,so I might be Just a little prejudiced. But this sweet,Wonderful story about a lonely little girl's Christmas wish is classic holiday fare on par with It's a wonderful life! Jessica Slocum is an eleven year old girl who lost her mom when she was three. For the last couple of years,she would go to this department store to watch the other little girls shop with their moms,and wish that could be her. Well,through the help of some good ol'"magic" Jess get's her wish, and we get the best made for t.v. holiday movie ever!! There's also 2 new ON-j songs written especially for the movie!! This Xmas gift is funny, touching,and VERY moving!(


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