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Crazy for Christmas (2005)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Family  |  December 2005 (USA)
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On Christmas Eve, Shannon McManus (Andrea Roth) is stuck driving around a wealthy and eccentric client (Howard Hesseman) who is giving away large sums of money with the secret hope of ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Shannon McManus-Johnson
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Fred Nickells
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Peter Archer
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Janet
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Arthur Finnegan
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Mrs. Granger
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Herb Jasper
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Lauren
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Roger The Doorman / Roger the Doorman
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Frank
Eddie Max Huband ...
Little Boy
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Kenny (as Rick Howland)
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Hugo
Rolando Alvarez Giacoman ...
Barber #1
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On Christmas Eve, Shannon McManus (Andrea Roth) is stuck driving around a wealthy and eccentric client (Howard Hesseman) who is giving away large sums of money with the secret hope of reuniting with his long lost daughter, who turns out to be his driver. Written by Anonymous

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At 101 in, Fred is leading Shannon etc. through the front gates to the house there is a visible Private Property sign on the brick column. At 103 in, Peter and Shannon are leaving through the gate but the sign is now gone. See more »

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References A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) See more »

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Cute
29 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a cute, mostly lighthearted Christmas movie that premiered on Lifetime last night.

Andrea Roth stars as Shannon, a chauffeur and single mother, who has to leave her son with a babysitter on Christmas Eve, because she has to drive an older rich man around in a limo. Fred, the rich man (played by Howard Hesseman), is an eccentric who gives away money (literally throwing dollars in the air) wherever he goes. As the movie proceeds, conflict ensues after a reporter (played by Yannick Bisson) interviews Fred and we learn a secret he has kept for a long time.

I enjoyed this movie on the whole. It reminds me of so many other made-for-TV Christmas movies out there. It is a tale of forgiveness around the holidays, and also sort of a love story. I recommend it (if you like made-for-TV Christmas movies).


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