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Finding John Christmas (2003)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama, Family, Fantasy  |  30 November 2003 (USA)
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Max, the Christmas angel, returns in a new story as he attempts to reunite a fallen hero with his family and bring dreams back into the life of a nurse struggling to save her E.R. from being closed.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kathleen McAllister
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Hank McAllister
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Jennifer Pisana ...
Soccoro Greeley
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Marcy Bernard
Patricia Gage ...
Eleanor McAllister
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Max
David Calderisi ...
Dr. Merkatz
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Antonovitch
Michael Hirschbach ...
Dr. Flynn
Kenny Robinson ...
Pawn Broker
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Tribune Assistant
Justin Blackburn ...
Brian Heighton ...
Police Officer
Craig Wood ...
Fire Chief Vasquez
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Storyline

Divorced nurse Kathleen McAllister becomes depressed as her ER is about to be closed by budget cuts. Delightfully surprised to spot a newspaper picture of her brother hank, who left town 25 years ago, she approaches the photographer, who can't help her as it was a mer coincidence, but the editor smells a gimmick and posts a fat reward for whoever finds the man whom the public dubs 'John Christmas'. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »
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Hank's position relative to the check changes when the ER donation is announced at the end. See more »

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Follows A Town Without Christmas (2001) See more »

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User Reviews

Loved It!
30 November 2003 | by (Yukon, OK) – See all my reviews

Like its predecessor, I wish I had taped this wonderful film. An outstanding film that lets us realize there's more to us than ourselves, this film allows us to see that debts (& not just monetary) need to be paid, & that our actions affect others, even in the long run.

It's great to see Peter Falk continuing in the role of Max, the angel whose work is never done, & affects so many. His minutes onscreen aren't as many, but Oh! How he makes the most of them! No offense to any other cast members, but he's the reason for watching this fine film.

This is a film to watch again & again & again!

BRAVO!


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