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Chasing Christmas (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  4 December 2005 (USA)
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In a world where the holidays are run by the efficient Bureau of Yuletide Affairs, a bitter and burned-out Ghost of Christmas Past decides to go AWOL while on a "mission" and leave his "target" stranded in 1965.

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In a world where the holidays are run by the efficient Bureau of Yuletide Affairs, a bitter and burned-out Ghost of Christmas Past decides to go AWOL while on a "mission" and leave his "target" stranded in 1965.

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Rated PG for some language, sensuality, thematic elements, and violence | See all certifications »
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The Spiritual Guilt Trip  »

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When Jack pours himself a drink when his daughter is just about to go out it has no ice. Later on in the same scene when he finishes the drink it has ice cubes in the glass See more »

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References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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My Real Christmas List
(uncredited)
Written by Joe Lervold & Lisa Aschmann
Performed by The Joel Evans Quartet with Frank Jackson, vocal
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari /MasterSource
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not a Christmas carol
7 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Chasing Christmas is an interesting turn on A Christmas Carol. Arnold is a single dad that decided not to observe xmas because his wife left him around that time. The ghosts of xmas past and present try and get Arnold to relent, but they screw up their jobs and send themselves on a wild ride through time showing up at various times in Arnold's past. As they try and rectify the timeline and get back to the real present, they change some things. I think they successfully pull off the updated story because of the comic relief and the talent of the actors. There are quite a few lame parts, but overall a good watch. I'd give this film an A- for content and execution.


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