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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Jean Shepherd (based upon the novel written by: "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash")
Nat Mauldin (teleplay by)
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Release Date:
30 October 2012 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Peace, Love and Misunderstandings See more »
Plot:
The original 100% all-American Christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy, Mom, and The Old Man. Now Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow. | Add synopsis »
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1 nomination See more »
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Cast

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Daniel Stern ... The Old Man

Braeden Lemasters ... Ralph Parker

Stacey Travis ... Mother

Valin Shinyei ... Randy Parker

Gerard Plunkett ... Hank Catenhauser

David Michael Paul ... Schwartz (as David Buehrle)

David W. Thompson ... Flick (as David W Thompson)

Tiera Skovbye ... Drucilla Gootrad
Shawn Macdonald ... Assistant Manager (as Shawn MacDonald)

Garry Chalk ... Higbee's Santa

Alex Zahara ... Nazi Interrogator

Tony Alcantar ... Dr. Gunter Strassen

C. Ernst Harth ... Heating Guy

Katie Copeland ... Angry Customer

Karyn Halpin ... Angry Customer

Daniel Bacon ... Angry Customer

Paul Lazenby ... Burly Guy

Viv Leacock ... Butcher

Robert Sidley ... Construction Foreman

Darla Fay ... Hildred
Bob Frazer ... Homeless Father

France Perras ... Irritable Woman
Michael Ogbeiwi ... New Kid in Line

Dalila Bela ... Kid in Line #2

Aiden Longworth ... Homeless Little Boy
Nicolle Ilich ... Girl on Lap
Ross Douglas ... Franklin Roosevelt

Darcy Michael ... Charity Volunteer
Nick Mandryk ... Todd Chapin
Anthony Dodd ... Conductor

Xiomara Lopez ... Dental Receptionist
Jane Stanton ... Shoe Lady

Jessica Harmon ... Female Shopper

Dan Payne ... Ensign Payne
Nat Mauldin ... Narrator (voice)

Directed by
Brian Levant 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jean Shepherd (based upon the novel written by: "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash")

Nat Mauldin (teleplay by)

Produced by
Galen Fletcher .... associate producer
Chris Foss .... co-producer
Phillip B. Goldfine .... producer
Brian Levant .... producer
Benjamin Sacks .... executive producer (as Benjamin F. Sacks)
 
Original Music by
David Newman 
 
Cinematography by
Jan Kiesser (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Roger Bondelli 
 
Casting by
Nancy Nayor 
 
Production Design by
Brentan Harron 
 
Art Direction by
Tyler Bishop Harron  (as Tyler Harron)
 
Set Decoration by
Shannon Gottlieb 
 
Costume Design by
Kerry Weinrauch 
 
Makeup Department
Ian C. Ballard .... hair stylist (as Ian Ballard)
Cindy Barlow .... key makeup artist
Heather Barreca .... assistant hair stylist
Susan Boyd .... hair stylist
Agnieszka Echallier .... special makeup effects producer
Nikita Pennock .... first assistant makeup artist
Marcine Peter .... contact lenses
Ladan Mojallal .... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Laura Moxon .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Debra Szteina .... contact lens technician (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Chris Foss .... unit production manager
Jan Kikumoto .... post-production supervisor
Kelley Smith-Wait .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Karin Behrenz .... third assistant director
Ryan Kosmynka .... second assistant director
Gary Blair Smith .... first assistant director
Dominik Walaszczyk .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Chris Atherton .... set dresser
Tony Beck .... leadman
James Robert Crockett .... illustrator (as James Crockett)
Jennifer Donaldson .... assistant art director (as Jenny Wilson)
Dylan Dowd .... greens
Simone Gore .... graphic designer
Zoe Jirik .... set buyer
Marlise McKee .... set buyer
Christopher Rodgers .... construction foreman (as Chris Rogers)
Robin Simmerly .... set buyer
Louis Solyom .... head painter
Rick Stranan .... construction coordinator (as Richard M. Strahan)
Nevin Swain .... property master
Files Wicken .... set buyer
Leah Wiebe .... set dresser
Mike August .... lead carpenter (uncredited)
Justin Bishop .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Jane Groves .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
Leonardo Lara .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Derek Pineo .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Elizabeth Solyom .... construction buyer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Kelly Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Andy D'Addario .... adr editor
Andy D'Addario .... dialogue editor
Andy D'Addario .... sound re-recording mixer
Murray Forward .... boom operator
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Chuck Hamilton .... mix technician
Ian Herzon .... sound effects editor
Ken Kobett .... sound re-recording mixer
Leobardo Ledon .... foley mixer
Deron Street .... first assistant sound editor
Matt Willoughby-Price .... sound mixer
Rick Owens .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Darcy Davis .... special effects coordinator
Joel Fisher .... special effects
Dale Shippam .... special effects foreman
Jonathan Martin .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
John Gajdecki .... visual effects supervisor
Carlos Guzman .... visual effects artist
Yale Kozinski .... compositor
Casey Leming .... electronic graphics
Rafi Pogosyan .... electronic graphics
Nicholas Boughen .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Richard Greenwood .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Gustavo Kasai .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Scott J. Ateah .... stunt coordinator (as Scott Ateah)
Noah Beggs .... stunts
Byron Briscoe .... stunts (as Byron Brisco)
Mike Crestejo .... stunts
Ryan Ennis .... stunts
Lani Gelera .... stunts
Lars Grant .... stunts
Anthony Moyer .... stunts
Dan Shea .... stunts
John Ulmer .... stunts
Paul Wu .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Araquel .... still photographer
Dave Askey .... key grip (as David Askey)
Luke T. Campbell .... digital imaging technician (as Luke Campbell)
Andrew Coppin .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Waylon Edwards .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Niall Fraser .... assistant chief lighting technician
Stuart Haggerty .... chief lighting technician
Ashton Harmon .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Karl Herrmann .... camera operator: "b" camera
Michael Iwan .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Kim MacNaughton .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Robert L. O'Hara .... dolly grip: "a" camera (as Robert O'Hara)
Andrew Pedley .... video assist
Vince Phillips .... best boy grip
Dana Powers .... lighting technician (as Dana Wutzke)
Aiken Weiss .... Steadicam operator
Aiken Weiss .... camera operator: "a" camera
Brian Whittred .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Brian Whitred)
Edith Cheng .... camera trainee (uncredited)
Paul Martins .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Sean Oxenbury .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Lee Washburn .... generator operator (uncredited)
Jason Weir .... lighting technician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sara Brown .... extras casting
Katie Copeland .... casting assistant: Canada
Jessica Harmon .... casting assistant: Canada
Andy Henry .... casting associate: US
Tiffany Mak .... casting: Canada
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christine Coutts .... costume coordinator
Soo MacLean .... costumer (as Soo Maclean)
Jamie Tedham .... costumer
Syreeta Wootton .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Scott A. Dow .... post-production assistant
Manny Dubon .... digital intermediate editor (as Manny Dubón)
Sue Gates .... digital intermediate colorist (as Sue Hatchimonji)
Steve Hernandez .... digital intermediate producer
Yale Kozinski .... assistant editor
Amber Taylor .... project manager
Reigh Casimir .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Daniel Hamuy .... arranger orchestrator: jazz big band
Tony Mandracchia .... musician
Billy Sullivan .... musician
 
Transportation Department
Bob Dennett .... transportation coordinator
Lorenzo Furlan .... transportation co-captain
Dave Kennedy .... transportation captain
Rick Rasmussen .... picture car coordinator
Red Murphy .... driver: cast (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ken Brooker .... location manager
Tal Fiala .... account executive
Shawn Flynn .... assistant location manager
Eddie Frierson .... adr loop group
Micah Gardener .... assistant: Mr. Goldfine & Mr. Sacks
Jackie Gonneau .... adr loop group
Kim Howes .... security
Nicolas R. Ismirnioglou .... set production assistant (as Nicolas Ismirnioglou)
Joyce Kurtz .... adr loop group
Lily Kurtz .... adr loop group
Hope Levy .... adr loop group
Lisa Mazzotta .... epk field producer
Mike McAree .... set production assistant
Barb Miller .... first assistant accountant
Donald Munro .... production office coordinator
Dylan Naber .... adr loop group
Thomas Newman .... assistant production office coordinator
Wendy O'Neill .... production accountant
Laura Obenaus .... assistant production office coordinator
Dana Olson .... set production assistant
Ralph Paredes .... post production executive
Elva Parsons .... assistant accountant
Lynne Redding .... adr loop group
Joshua Rush .... adr loop group
Mike Sandyke .... first aid
Clay Savage .... adr loop group
Natalie Zara Smith .... studio teacher
Shane Sweet .... adr loop group
Paul Tuerpe .... adr loop group (as Paul Tuerpé)
Gary Wardberg .... studio teacher
Mike Warren .... production assistant
Susan Williams .... script supervisor
Darcy Woodley .... animal wrangler
Steve Woodley .... animal wrangler
Brynn Kinnee .... background coordinator (uncredited)
James Rider .... stand-in (uncredited)
Mike Sandyke .... craft service (uncredited)
Dylan Staniforth .... key production assistant (uncredited)
Natalie Sutcliffe .... production assistant (uncredited)
Campbell Watson .... chef (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Anastasia Forde .... special thanks: Go Hero LLC
Steve Forde .... special thanks: Go Hero LLC
 

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Rated PG for language and some rude humor
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85 min
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Certification:
Singapore:PG | UK:PG | USA:PG (Approved #47723)

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Trivia:
Daniel Stern plays The Old Man. He was the narrator on The Wonder Years, which itself was inspired by the original A Christmas Story.See more »
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Anachronisms: Invoice in Higbee's is dated 1946 but one of the side stories features F.D.R who died in 1945.See more »
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Christmas Story 2 Doesn't Exist, 6 January 2013
Author: Fields201 from United States

There's never been a sequel to The Christmas Story. You may have seen a movie you THOUGHT was Christmas Story 2, but there never was a Christmas Story 2. Daniel Stern never tried to replace Darren McGavin. There's never been a Christmas Story sequel that shovels every memorable moment into the sequel just because. There's never been a Jean Shepard soundalike that would fit right at home with a video game version of the film.

I know the filmmakers were trying hard but let's be honest, was this film really necessary? I mean, I'm sure there was a love and devotion to the film because they were huge fans of the original but if that's the case, everyone should just make their own spin on Christmas Story 2. That's what it seems like anyway.

The film takes place with Ralphie in his teen years. I will say one good thing that they did pick a decent Ralphie. Heck, I even liked Flick and Schwartz in this. Ralphie wants a car for Christmas as opposed to the Red Rider BB Gun. There's a miss opportunity here where instead of "You'll shoot your eye out" it could be something like, "You can't drive, kid" or something to that effect. Then Ralphie ends up damaging the car and the car owner wants him to pay for it so he and his friends go get demeaning jobs.

The problem with this movie is that it's not nearly as fun as Christmas Story. It tries hard, but it doesn't succeed. Ralphie even has these imagination sequences that seem too juvenile for someone at his age. They refer to Christmas Story like it was last year when it's supposed to be years later. Wouldn't they be talking about a different Christmas by now? It's just not very good. Oh, and Daniel Stern (as good as an actor he is) just comes off as annoying and I can't see The Old Man anywhere in him.

I'll end this review on a good note though. The love interest is insanely hot. I see Ralphie has good tastes. Unfortunately how he talks to her at the end is shoehorned in and-- OK I'm trying to end on a good note here. The girl is gorgeous. That is all.

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