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All I Want for Christmas (1991)

Hallie and Ethans divorced mother is about to remarry. When Hallie goes to visit Santa Claus, she asks for an unusual gift - she wants her parents back together again.

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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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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 Micheal, 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)  »

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Todo lo que quiero para Navidad  »

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$14,812,000 (USA)
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At the beginning of the movie when Dad comes to pick up the kids, he is talking to Mum whilst she sits at the dressing table getting ready to go out with Tony. On the mantelpiece is a photo of her mother, played by Lauren Bacall - the photo is a real black and white photo of Ms. Bacall from her younger days. See more »

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Snowball, the mouse, is sometimes a boy but is mostly a girl. See more »

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Catherine O'Fallon: [beginning to suspect something] There are all these pieces, and they don't fit together, but they do fit together.
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References Miracle on 34th Street (1947) See more »

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Silver Bells
Written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
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Ho-Ho-Horrible
21 October 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Leslie Nielsen took a break from his usual latter day lowbrow comedy to portray a department store Santa Claus who just might be the real thing in this 1991 Paramount release. Shades of "Miracle On 34th Street." The story here is not exactly feel good material since it has to do with a couple who are planning to separate and then divorce so close to the Christmas holiday. This really upsets their kids (Thora Birch and Ethan Embry) so they decide to ask the aforementioned Santa to help them in their efforts to bring their parents back together in time for the holidays. Almost everything in the film is overacted and used to a rather poor effect. All I want for Christmas is to know that I'll never have to see this one again.


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