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Crazy for Christmas (2005)

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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Shannon McManus-Johnson
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Janet
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Kenny
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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. Written by Anonymous

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Secret Santa  »

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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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Ho-hum
29 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a sucker for a good Christmas movie; I really wish I'd seen one last night.

Even the prospect of an attractive female lead didn't save this movie from becoming increasingly annoying as it progressed. Howard Hessman's character was at first lovably eccentric, but then excessively weird. The token cute little moppet (the son) wasn't so cute. There was little to no chemistry between the two leads - instead of romance, I felt more like they were about to establish a limited liability partnership for tax shelter purposes (after all, she's studying for the CPA exam!). And, the heart-tugging revelations at the end just didn't tug my heart.

Move along, people. There's nothing to see here.


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