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The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

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Mr. Lobel
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Felix
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Gracie
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Dr. Kinsky
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Rollerblader
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Storyline

Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... Stanley loves evicting people and he evicts Philip. Philip loves helping people and he is loved by Catherine. Catherine is loved by Louie who loves writing songs. Chris loves dancing to songs and loves to wear large dresses. Gracie also loves to wear large dresses because she's pregnant. She loves the baby's father, Felix, who loves to paint. That just leaves Mrs. Munchnik who hasn't been loved by anybody in a very long time. Written by Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>

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A Comedy On The Edge

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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21 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Night Before Xmas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,798,240 (USA)
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Trivia

Mrs. Munchnik reads an issue of "Distress Magazine". In Le père Noël est une ordure (1982), the suicide prevention hotline was called "SOS Distress". See more »

Quotes

Mr. Lobel: [knocks on the Lifesaver's staff's door] Dog-haters! That awful woman is stuck in the elevator!
Catherine O'Shaughnessy: Oh, we're coming, Mrs. Munchnik!
Mr. Lobel: [pointedly] *Stuck*! I hope forever!
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Connections

Remake of Le père Noël est une ordure (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

The Night Before Christmas
Written and Performed by Carly Simon
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Carly Simon appears courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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3 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a classic in my book. I watch it at least once every Christmas, along with a few times during the rest of the year. My best friend and I always watch it together and laugh and laugh. My favorite character in the film is "Arnold, Arnold, Arnold!" I just love "her." The "dog hater" and the re gifted fruit cake add to the joy of the movie. And I must add that I absolutely love the song that Adam Sandler wrote in the movie - "I love grape jelly." Cracks me up. Juliette Lewis does a great job in this film. Her statement, "I should have married a business man," while eating the Peanut Butter out of the jar with her fingers is just too much.


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