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Christmas in Connecticut (1992)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 13 April 1992
Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. Alexander, her manager, sees a heroic forest ranger named Jefferson on the television news, saying he has... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jefferson Jones
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Alexander Yardley
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Prescott
Kelly Cinnante ...
Josie
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Tyler
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Kevin / Anthony
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Norah
David Arnott ...
Crazed Director
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Food Stylist
Jenee Bandler ...
Kevin's Mother
Bob Braun ...
Sam Simon
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Captain Marsh
Judy Forrester ...
Billy's Mother
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Storyline

Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. Alexander, her manager, sees a heroic forest ranger named Jefferson on the television news, saying he has lost his cabin in a fire and wishes he could get a home-cooked Christmas dinner. Alexander arranges for Elizabeth to do a special live show on Christmas, where she will cook a Christmas dinner for Jefferson. In reality, Elizabeth can't cook and trying to keep Jefferson and the viewing public from finding out may be a little difficult, especially on a live show. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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13 April 1992 (USA)  »

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Um Natal em Connecticut  »

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Trivia

Arnold Schwarzenegger: About one hour and sixteen minutes into the movie, Schwarzenegger is shown outside sitting at a table and speaking into a cell phone in front of the network's satellite uplink truck. See more »

Goofs

(possibly intentional error) Near the beginning, when the Thanksgiving episode is being shot and Elizabeth pulls the freshly browned turkey out of the oven (after it had supposedly been cooking for 4 hours), she rests her right hand on the glass baking dish while she raises a wine glass to toast her TV audience with her left hand. Alex would surely have caught this mistake and made them all re-shoot the scene. See more »

Connections

Remake of Christmas in Connecticut (1945) See more »

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Deck the Halls
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Traditional tune, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant
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Unbearably Bad
9 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

The original was a gem; beautifully written, charmingly acted,

well directed. Why remake it? There is nothing about this

version that works. The premise does not work in the 1990s, the

stars are flat; the direction insipid.

Save two hours of your life. Skip this and rent the original


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