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All I Want for Christmas (1991)

A brother and sister attempt to bring their divorced parents back together for Christmas.

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Cast

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Catherine O'Fallon
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Michael O'Fallon
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Ethan O'Fallon (as Ethan Randall)
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Tony Boer
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Olivia
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Lillian Brooks
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Stephanie
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Sylvia
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Felicity LaFortune ...
Susan
Camille Saviola ...
Sonya
Michael Alaimo ...
Frankie
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Salesdervish #2
Alan Brooks ...
Mr. Chase
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"All I Want For Christmas" is a comedy about two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season. Ethan, a practical older brother, and adorable Hallie, who knows how to charm her way out of a difficult situation, are intent on spending Christmas with their parents, Catherine and Michael, and grandmother Lillian. As Ethan and Hallie embark on their adventure, almost nothing goes exactly as they planned. Complicating things is a smarmy businessman named Toney Boer, who has taken an interest in Catherine. Ethan, meanwhile, is preoccupied with not only his parents' romantic dilemma, but also his own - one brought about by his new friendship with Stephanie, his first teenage crush. What evolves is an elaborate scheme involving mice, telephone calls and an ice-cream truck, as Ethan and Hallie try to achieve their goal with the help of Stephanie. The duo's primary obstacle is their mother's fiance, Tony. The children finally succeed with a... Written by "Benjamin" <s4806615@np.ac.sg>

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How far would you go to make a wish come true?

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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8 November 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Todo lo que quiero para Navidad  »

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$14,812,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This grossed less in its entire run than Home Alone (1990) made in its first weekend. See more »

Goofs

When the kids go to the pet shop, Ethan only puts 3 mice in the box, but the clerk counts it as 8 and they later have 8 mice when they're being released. See more »

Quotes

Hallie O'Fallon: [singing] Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas.
Tony Boer: That's very pretty, Hallie. Do you want to know the rest?
Hallie O'Fallon: [shakes her head] Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas.
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Referenced in Clerks (1994) See more »

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Mall Medley
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Arranged by Don Nemitz
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22 December 2003 | by (Royal oak, mi) – See all my reviews

I greatly enjoyed this movie...yeah...not many have seen it, but its one of me and my bestfriends favorite movies..i recommend it. Its cheezy, but also such good times...i really dont remember where i first saw this movie. Since mice are one of my favorite animals it made it all the more better.


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