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The Christmas List (1997)

Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She ... See full summary »

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Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She decides to make a Christmas list. After it's deposited in Santa's mailbox at the store, she starts getting everything she wanted, but it doesn't always turn out as she expected.

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Carta a Papá Noel  »

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In the movie they infer that Bellevue Washington is north of Seattle and that it is in the country. Bellevue actually is just across Lake Washington from Seattle and the second largest city in King County. See more »

Quotes

Meloday Paris: I'm sorry, I totally forgot about dinner.
Mother Parris: This chicken has been in the oven for three hours!
Meloday Paris: [feels pot] Not to mention the two hours of roast-and-broast, at least we know that we wont be getting salmonella.
Mother Parris: What makes you think this is Take-Out?
Meloday Paris: [grabs packet] Well you left the salsa in, besides, you don't cook.
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O Holy Night
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English words by John Sullivan Dwight, French lyrics by Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure and music by Adolphe Adam
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Great Christmas film!
9 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Definitely a great lighthearted, family film. Makes you feel warm and cozy. Perfect film for the holidays. It is right up there with all the classics, IMO!

I won't describe the plot since others did such a good job. I will say that Mimi does a wonderful job playing the pushover who hasn't come into her own yet. I think Mimi made the movie, I honestly can't think of anyone else in this role.

A must see!


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