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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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Juliet Sorci ...
Jessica Slocum (as Juliet Sorcey)
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Jim Slocum
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Sergeant Morelli
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Philomena
Elliot Moss Greenbaum ...
Chip Wright
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Kendall
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Mr. Milliman
Greg Procaccino ...
Detective Price (as Gregory Procaccino)
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Helen Whitelow
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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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Olivia Newton-John did her crying scene in one take. See more »

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Amy Miller: Wilkins is a joy. All he talks about is cars, cars, cars.
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Nice Film
12 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 400 (C H R I S T M A S ) MOVIES AND SPECIALS.

BEWARE OF BOGUS REVIEWS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE NO AGENDA! I AM HONEST! I REVIEW MOVIES & SPECIALS AS A WAY TO KEEP TRACK OF WHAT I HAVE SEEN!

"A Mom For Christmas" is a 1990 television film produced by Disney. In this film a motherless girl is granted a "Christmas Wish". Her wish comes true when she gets a "Mom" for Christmas who in reality is a department store mannequin come to life.

The story revolves around 11-year-old Jessica (Juliet Sorcey), whose mother died when she was three years old. Her father, Jim (Doug Sheehan), is a workaholic with little time for his daughter and hasn't been able to spend time with her since her mother's death 8 years prior and still seems to be mourning her.

The film is well worth watching. If you have never seen it you should. It is very charming. Doris Robert co-stars!

This film is a winner. If you love Christmas movies this is a must.


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