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Writer (WGA):
Charles Robert Carner (written by)
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Release Date:
1 December 2002 (USA) See more »
The Christmas rush has just begun.
In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dean Cain ... Lt. Cornelius Morgan

Erika Eleniak ... Catherine 'Cat' Morgan
Roman Podhora ... Rich Rajinsky

Richard Yearwood ... Kid Blast
Bernard Browne ... Wayne
Santino Buda ... Simulus

Aleks Paunovic ... Petrovich

Angelo Tsarouchas ... Joyner

Eric Roberts ... Jimmy Scalzetti

Jack Wallace ... Santa
Larry Mannell ... Eric Norman
Chris Benson ... Al Quigley

Rothaford Gray ... Rashid Buckley

Sarah Deakins ... Aurora's Mom
Jessica Smith ... Aurora

Brooke Palsson ... Melanie Morgan
Trevor Toffan ... Henry Morgan

Corinne Conley ... Gramma Pat
Vicki Marentette ... Jeanette Scalzetti (as Vici Marentette)

Tristan Field-Jones ... Anthony Scalzetti

Patricia Harras ... Dr. Vanderbosch
Ed Sutton ... Detective Shanahan
David Brown ... Moose
Ernesto Griffith ... Big Lasalle

Tommy Chang ... Phan Wu
Vince Crestejo ... Mr. Wong (as Vincent Crestejo)
Leah Pasuta Katz ... Smiling Woman (as Leah Pasuta)
Rob Kristjansson ... Indecisive Customer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Carlos Gallardo ... (archive footage)

Amy Tolsky ... (voice)
Cory Cassidy ... FBI Sniper (uncredited)
Warren Louis Wiltshire ... Cop (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Robert Carner 
Writing credits
Charles Robert Carner (written by)

Produced by
Charles Robert Carner .... executive producer
Thomas Carter .... executive producer
Tim Christenson .... associate producer
Peter Lhotka .... producer
Richard M. Rothstein .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Louis Febre 
Cinematography by
Michael Goi 
Film Editing by
Marc Leif 
Casting by
Donna Rosenstein 
Production Design by
David M. Davis  (as David Davis)
Art Direction by
Gordon Wilding 
Set Decoration by
Robin J. Swiderski  (as Robin Swiderski)
Costume Design by
Joanne Hansen 
Makeup Department
Pamela M. Athayde .... key makeup artist (as Pamela Athayde)
Lori Caputi .... hair stylist
Frances Hans .... assistant makeup artist
Janet MacDonald .... key hair stylist (as Janet McDonald)
Jennifer Machnee .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Tom Benz .... production manager
Demetra Diamantopoulos .... unit production manager: Chicago second unit
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Demetra Diamantopoulos .... first assistant director: Chicago second unit
Richard Duffy .... first assistant director: Winnipeg
Ehud Ellman .... first assistant director
Matt Maloney .... second assistant director
Rick Skene .... second unit director: Winnipeg
Art Department
Gary Barringer .... graphic video artist
Lloyd Brandson .... key scenic artist
Olaf Dux .... construction coordinator
Mark Fry .... graphic artist
Alexis Labra .... set dresser
Jay Robertson .... property master
Roger Roscoe .... assistant property master
Mark Shields .... storyboard artist
Bill Sinosich .... head carpenter
Remi Verfaillie .... set dresser
Jason Wilkins .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Shane Connelly .... production sound mixer
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
David C. Eichhorn .... sound supervisor (as Dave Eichhorn)
William Freesh .... sound re-recording mixer
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Tim Philben .... sound re-recording mixer
Nello Torri .... sound re-recording mixer
Thor Andersen .... boom operator (uncredited)
Anita Lubosch .... production sound mixer trainee (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Rory Cutler .... special effects coordinator
Mark Gebel .... special effects technician
Ryan 'Big Show' Bobert .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Tim Harding .... second assistant special effects (uncredited)
Jeff Sanca .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Eric Vrba .... special effects foreman (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Mark Spatny .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Robert Borges .... stunt performer
Tommy Chang .... action coordinator
Tommy Chang .... fight coordinator
Wanda Ferraton .... stunt double: Cat
Allen Keng .... stunt performer
Matt Kippen .... stunt double
Terrance Leigh .... stunt double: Morgan
Dan McLean .... stunt actor
Seun Olagunju .... stunt double: kid blast
Chuck Robinson .... stunt driver
Craig Skene .... additional stunts
Rick Skene .... stunt coordinator
Rick Skene .... stunt driver
Richard Thomas .... stunt double: Scalzetti
Glen Thompson .... stunt double
Glen Thompson .... stunt double: Simulus
Ofield Williams .... stunt double: Wayne Uglesich (as Kevin Williams)
Joe Eigo .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
François Balcaen .... key grip
John Durica .... lighting technician
Gregg Gannett .... second assistant camera: Chicago second unit (as Greg Gannett)
Schane Godon .... assistant camera
Tony Guerin .... camera operator
Joao Holowka .... best boy electric
Charles Konowal .... director of photography: Winnipeg second unit
David Morenz .... first assistant camera: Chicago second unit (as Dave Morenz)
Steve Morrison .... gaffer
Chooch Paglaro .... video playback operator
Clint Silzer .... dolly grip
Jan Thijs .... still photographer
Keith Eidse .... additional camera trainee (uncredited)
Casting Department
Sara Getzkin .... casting: USA
Jim Heber .... casting: Winnipeg
Juli-Ann Kay .... casting: Canada
Patricia Kress .... extras casting assistant
Sid Potma .... casting assistant: Canada
Lori Stefaniuk .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Michael Stahlberg .... assistant editor
Michael Hatzer .... color timer (uncredited)
Music Department
John Debney .... composer: theme music
Chris McGeary .... music editor
Peter Rotter .... music production supervisor
Transportation Department
John Bekavac .... driver captain
Jim Campbell .... set driver
Donny Haldane .... picture vehicle coordinator
Brian 'Shaky' Johnson .... driver
Glen Kerr .... driver: honeywagon
Ralph McCoy .... picture vehicle coordinator
Dave Perich .... transportation coordinator
Scott Quantrell .... unit driver
Other crew
Lindsay Affleck .... production assistant
Santino Barile .... armorer
Dale Ross Braun .... assistant production accountant
Jennifer Buchwald .... production assistant
Lisa Byrne .... production coordinator
Tommy Chang .... fight coordinator
Michael Chirsky .... production assistant
Dianne Domaratzki .... assistant production coordinator
Jordan Fines .... animal trainer (as Jordan Heppner)
Eileen Gano .... craft service first aid
Jill Heather .... assistant production coordinator
Rob Kristjansson .... production assistant
Dean Lange .... production accountant
Carmen Lethbridge .... location manager
Susan Marucci .... script supervisor
David Porter .... chef
Bill Sorochan .... location manager
Elaine Yarish .... script supervisor
Dave Brown .... firearms trainer (uncredited)
Shane Clements .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
C. Bryce Fuller .... story development assistant (uncredited)
Rowan Harland .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Julian Saray .... production assistant (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Breakaway" - USA (video title)
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Rated R for violence
100 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Lt. Cornelius Morgan:There's an easy way, and there's a hard way. Do the right thing.
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Movie Connections:
References The One (2001)See more »


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Wild Christmas Story, 2 July 2008
Author: whpratt1 from United States

This film takes place in Chicago, Illinois around Christmas time with people doing their last minute shopping on Christmas Eve and a Lt. Cornelius Morgan, (Dean Cain) has been put on suspension and his badge and weapon have been taken from him and he was wished a Merry Christmas from his chief of police. Cornelius is married to a very pretty blonde petite wife named Catherine, (Cat) Morgan, (Erika Eleniak) and they are both trying to handle this bad news at Christmas time. Cat is a religious woman and she tries to give her husbands support but there is a fight right at Christmas Eve and Cornelius decides to make up with her and bring her flowers at her place of business in a very large mall. While he is in the mall he notices that there is a robbery going on and he starts to investigates and gets himself into a war zone with plenty of bullets flying and lots of bombs and you name it, everything is used. This robbery involves 12 million dollars and Cornelius recognizes the leader of the gang and things go from bad to worse. Eric Roberts, (Jimmy Scalzetti) gave a great supporting role to this wild Christmas story and this film will hold your interest right to the very end. Enjoy

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