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Once Upon a Christmas (2000)

TV Movie  |  G  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  10 December 2000 (USA)
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Santa is discouraged by a lack of Christmas spirit and wants to quit, but his daughter, Kristin, begs for one more chance to prove to him that there is hope for the world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bill Morgan
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Kristen Claus
Mary Donnelly-Haskell ...
Rudolfa Claus (as Mary Donnelly Haskell)
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Robin Avery ...
Penny Blake ...
Elf #1
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Harley Jones
Douglas Campbell ...
André Carthen ...
Principal Marsh
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Dunder
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Kyle Morgan
Grant Linneberg ...
Coach Zane
Elizabeth Prout ...
Mrs. Morgan
Jennifer Prout ...
Young Brittany
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Santa is discouraged by a lack of Christmas spirit and wants to quit, but his daughter, Kristin, begs for one more chance to prove to him that there is hope for the world.

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Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?


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10 December 2000 (USA)  »

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A Christmas Story  »

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Goofs

When Kristen has frozen time, the flames are completely immobile. However, the smoke continues to blow out of the windows. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Johnny: Kristen says every day should be like Christmas.
Harley Jones: Oh, what a lovely thought. But when would people work?
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Followed by Twice Upon a Christmas (2001) See more »

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It Must Have Been The Mistletoe
Performed by Mary Donnelly-Haskell & Marc Cory Lee
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Very disappointing movie.
1 August 2001 | by (Hackensack, NJ) – See all my reviews

With all the great Christmas movies out there's no need to suffer through this one. This movie has cheap production values / special effects. The formula script show what a severe lack of good writers there are in this industry. Winter storm on que, deserted house, gimmie a break! The John Dye character was married , blessed with two children and yet gets a second chance at happiness. His brother-in-law Uncle Johnny is a bum. We know this because the writers have made him chubby and he wears glasses. WHAT STEREOTYPING. He's not worthy of having Kathy Ireland's character fall for him. The script would have been much better if Kristin and Uncle Johnny are the couple. Finally the happy ending managed by Kristin is ripped off from an old Xena episode. Go rent Miracle on 34th St.


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