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Switchmas (2012)

Ira Finkelstein's Christmas (original title)
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A Christmas obsessed Jewish boy on his way to sunny Florida figures out how to get the Christmas of his dreams by trading airline tickets and places with another boy on his way to snowy Christmastown, WA.

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Sam Finkelstein
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Max Finkelstein
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Mikey Amato (as Justin Howell)
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Libby Wilson
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Rosie Finkelstein
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Clare Wilson
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Jennifer Cameo
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Jessica Wilson
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Ruth Finkelstein
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Walt Wilson
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Kyle Wilson
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Sol
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Jack The Jerk
Tracy Hyland ...
Julie Amato
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Ira J. Finkelstein is obsessed with Christmas. He's seen every Christmas movie ever made and his dreams are filled with reindeer, sleigh rides and SNOW. The problem? Ira's Jewish - and at 11 years old, Christmas is passing him by. When Ira's hopes for a holiday vacation in Aspen are dashed, he hatches a plan to finally get the Christmas of his dreams. Flying unaccompanied to visit his grandparents in Florida, he swaps tickets with Mikey, another 11-year-old on his way to Christmastown, WA . Ira gets more than he bargained for when he experiences his first "White Christmas". Written by Anonymous

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Jingle All the Oy Vey

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1 November 2012 (USA)  »

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All I Want Is Christmas  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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During the first Hanukkah night, Ira's Grandparents that Mikey visited them, they sing it in Yiddish language as opposed to Hebrew language. See more »

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Ira Finkelstein Rocks!
4 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sue Cochran has done it again! "IRA" is one of the absolute funniest, family friendly films I've seen in years! Finally an entertaining movie I can take my grandchildren to without blood, guts, aliens or violence. This movie displays humor, family values, adventure and understanding without gratuitous violence, slick tricks or overwhelming special effects. A poignant storyline, well portrayed by all. The actors were stellar, from the Hollywood veterans to the local talent. Wonderful to see DeLuise and Gould working together. A shout out to Ira's mother,played by Seattle theater star, Angela DiMarco. Awesome to see her on the big screen with her impeccable comedic timing. This film is well rafted. This film is well written. Thank you Von Piglet, well done!


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