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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000)

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As if young Jake Spankenheimer doesn't have enough problems on Christmas Eve, he has to help his mom and dad prevent mean-spirited cousin Mel from taking ownership of the family store. When... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Elmo Shropshire ...
The Narrator / Grandpa (voice) (as Elmo Shropshire [a.k.a. 'Dr. Elmo'])
...
Cousin Mel (voice)
Susan Blu ...
Grandma (voice) (as Sue Blu)
Alex Doduk ...
Jake (voice)
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Santa Claus (voice)
Kathleen Barr ...
(voice)
Jim Fisher ...
(voice)
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Austin Bucks (voice) (as James Flinders)
Christopher Gaze ...
(voice)
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(voice) (as Phil Hayes)
Scott McNeil ...
(voice)
Pauline Newstone ...
(voice)
Maggie Blue O'Hara ...
Daphne Spankenheimer (voice)
Drew Reichelt ...
(voice) (as Drew Rechelt)
Venus Terzo ...
(voice)
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As if young Jake Spankenheimer doesn't have enough problems on Christmas Eve, he has to help his mom and dad prevent mean-spirited cousin Mel from taking ownership of the family store. When his grandmother gets lost in the cold in the midst of the confusion, Jake is sent out to find her, only to discover that she's become the victim of a rather unusual hit-and-run accident, and that Santa is real but not quite the sort of guy he was expecting. Written by Anonymous

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31 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A nagyit elgázolta egy rénszarvas  »

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Goofs

In one multiple shots grandmas is face down in the snow after being run over. When Santa stops to attend to her, she's on her back instead, arms still out. None of the snow is disturbed, so she clearly didn't roll over. And the note is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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Frank Spankenheimer: Here it is, the last of Grandma's fruitcakes.
Jake's Mother: Is it still good? Did she use preservatives?
Frank Spankenheimer: Preservatives? It's a fruitcake.
[bounces the fruitcake]
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Crazy Credits

The portrayal of fruitcake represented in this story is not necessarily the opinion of the producers. See more »

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Referenced in Jarhead (2005) See more »

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Grandpa's Gonna Sue the Pants Off Santa
Music & Lyrics by Rita Abrams, Elmo Shropshire & Jon Gauger
Vocals Performed by Michele Lee
Arranged by Nathan Wang & Gary Chase
By permission of Elmo Publishing/Mill Valley Music (SESAC)
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Simply, hilariously bad
25 November 2011 | by (US) – See all my reviews

This movie is really bad, but really funny because of it. Yes the plot is rather stupid but most Christmas films are not exactly plausible or in this case, "clausible". HA HA. The songs are also lame, but still funny. They also seem to have added extra ones that branch of ideas from the original. The jokes are not that hard to get, there isn't really any violence or foul language...just fine for the kids. The animations are fine, doesn't have to be CGI to be considered good. Don't know why this movie is being trashed so badly, it's not by far the worst holiday one out there. We look forward to seeing this every year and hope they keep airing it. If you haven't watched it out yet, definitely look for a copy on Amazon or YouTube.


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