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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
Shaye Hodgins ...
Clare Wilson
Julianne Christie ...
Jennifer Cameo
Jenna Levin ...
Jessica Wilson
Meg Savlov ...
Ruth Finkelstein
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Walt Wilson
Jack Fleischmann ...
Kyle Wilson
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Sol
Ashton Herrild ...
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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1 November 2012 (USA)  »

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All I Want Is Christmas  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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This movie gives us an example of how some Jewish Artists such as Irving Berlin wrote Christmas music when Santa from Christmas town told Ira the story about it. See more »

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This May be The Worst Movie Ever Made
16 December 2012 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Let alone the worst Christmas movie, it could be the worst movie ever made. We watched it because we have a cabin near Leavenworth, Washington, which is "Christmastown" in the movie. This movie has some of the worst adult acting ever seen. It is embarrassing watching Elliot Gould stoop this low. He must have need a paycheck. If I was Jewish I would be appalled. A few of the kids were OK but most were very amateurish. The scenes where Ira's dad is directing a movie are unbelievably bad. If you want to watch a movie that is as bad as "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" this is your movie, otherwise avoid like the plague.


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