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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000)

A youth embarks on a journey to find his missing grandmother and prove that Santa Claus is real

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Cast overview:
Elmo Shropshire ...
The Narrator / Grandpa (voice) (as Elmo Shropshire [a.k.a. 'Dr. Elmo'])
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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)
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(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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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 »

Quotes

Grandma Spankenheimer: We make enough money.
Cousin Mel: Enough? Enough is never enough.
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The portrayal of fruitcake represented in this story is not necessarily the opinion of the producers. See more »


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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Music & Lyrics by Randy Brooks
Vocals Performed by Gary Chase
Arranged by Nathan Wang & Gary Chase
By permission of Elmo Publishing/Kris Publishing (SESAC)
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A Timeless Classic
25 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to lie to you. It's not for everyone. What really got me into the movie where all the fun songs sprinkled throughout the movie. Is it cheesy? Yes. Is it poorly made with terrible voice acting and animation? Yes. Is it a movie with a great message? You bet. If you enjoy Christmas and the spirit behind it this movie is for you. If you don't you might get a good chuckle and the cheepins of the whole experience.

I started watching this back in 2000 and I was delighted when Cartoon Network started showing it during the Holidays round clock. Can't you see. We'll finally be. Jesus Christ superstar lock your car we're in Harlem baby I'm a loser.


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