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The Christmas List (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  1 December 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Melody Parris
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Dr. David Skyler
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Natalie Parris
Bill Switzer ...
Danny Skyler
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Naomi
Jano Frandsen ...
George
Madison Graie ...
April May
Andrew Johnston ...
Mr. Garnett
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Faith
Tony Griffin ...
Eric Katz
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Daumier
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Suzie (as Tanja Reichart)
Anne Farquhar ...
Caroline
Paul Raskin ...
Ted
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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. Written by Anonymous

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Ted goes into the TV room (towards the end of the movie) and eats a carrot. A few seconds later, when he is seen leaving the room, he still has the carrot in his hand. 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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Excellent
6 November 2004 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

What a fun and delightful movie... Just wish it was available on DVD. Family Fun... Already a Christmas Classic. Mimi is once again at her best. There is great emotional displays from Happy, sad, love, concern, twists and turns. It is creative and a joy to watch over and over. The characters are normal, wacky and arrogant.... a wide variance.

The plot is smooth and fine for any age in my opinion.

Humor, drama and a love story. This Movie seems to have increased in showing frequency since it first aired. I continue to check DVD sources to see if it is released. Will buy when it is as I can't say enough about the film.


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