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All I Want for Christmas (1991)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Hallie O'Fallon
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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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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 &view=simple&sort=alpha" >"Benjamin" <s4806615@np.ac.sg>

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

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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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When Ethan pulls Hallie away from Santa, her fur muff disappears as they are running away and then reappears as they are talking. See more »

Quotes

Hallie O'Fallon: I want you to meet my friend Snowball.
Tony Boer: Oh, and I bet you're the only one who can see Snowball.
Hallie O'Fallon: Oh, no. You can see him, too.
[pulls out Snowball the mouse]
Hallie O'Fallon: Look!
Tony Boer: Hallie! Get that thing away!
Hallie O'Fallon: You hurt his feelings. Now he thinks you hate him.
Tony Boer: I don't hate him. I like him.
Hallie O'Fallon: You have to tell him.
Tony Boer: Snowball, I like you. I like you very much. Now put that thing away.
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Sweet and Simple
17 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This cheesy little Christmas movie is my favorite of all time. When my children were younger we never missed sitting and watching it together. Now we all own a copy on DVD and it has become our traditional Christmas movie along with the classics. The costumes in this movie, especially Santa's, are gorgeous. The relationships between parents and children, brother and sister, grandmother... are endearing. The performance of Baby It's Cold Outside is a definite highlight. The movie does a good job of giving off the New York feel of Christmas. I hate to admit it, but my children and I so love this movie, that I am Nana to my grandchild because of it.


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