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A Christmas Story 2 -- The original, 100%, All-American Christmas continues 5 years later withRalphie, Randy, mom and the Old Man. Now, Ralphie has his eyes fixed ona car. But trouble is sure to follow.
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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 »
Peace, Love and Misunderstandings See more »
Five years later, Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow. | Full synopsis »
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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
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
Susan Boyd .... hair stylist
Agnieszka Echallier .... special makeup effects producer
Nikita Pennock .... first assistant makeup artist
Marcine Peter .... contact lenses
Heather Tillson .... assistant hair stylist (as Heather Barreca)
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
Ralph Paredes .... post-production executive
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
Martin Ostrom .... construction crew
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)
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)
Ann Wraith .... lighting technician
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)
Location Management
Ken Brooker .... location manager
Shawn Flynn .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Elin Carlson .... chorus
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
Tiffany Ainsworth .... production assistant
Tal Fiala .... account executive
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
Charley More .... hand double (as Charlene Robson)
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
Elva Parsons .... assistant accountant
Korey Petrie .... production assistant
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
Ainsworth Tiffany .... production assistant
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 coordinator
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)
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
85 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Singapore:PG | UK:PG | USA:PG (Approved #47723)

Did You Know?

Daniel Stern plays The Old Man. He was the narrator on "The Wonder Years" (1988), which itself was inspired by A Christmas Story (1983).See more »
Errors in geography: A New York City subway entrance, complete with a modern graffiti tag, can be seen as Ralphie walks down the streets of Hohman, Indiana.See more »
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25 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Well... it could have been worse, 8 November 2012
Author: Wizard-8 from Victoria, BC

When I saw the Blu-ray for this movie at my local video rental store, my first reaction was, "Whaaaa?!?!?" I mean, they had years earlier tried another sequel to the classic "A Christmas Story", which was titled "It Runs In The Family" (a.k.a. "My Summer Story") And that movie was pretty bad despite bringing back the original director and writers. And looking at the credit list for "A Christmas Story 2", it was clear NO ONE from the original movie was returning! My hopes weren't that high, but my curiosity won out and I rented the movie and brought it home.

To be fair, this sequel does try to a degree to be different, moving up several years and having the main character of Ralphie to now being a teenager - which does bring up some new situations for him that couldn't have been done in the original movie. And there are some comic and/or tender moments here and there that did make me smile a little, moments that at times do come close to capturing the warm and hilarious feeling that came from the original movie.

However, for the most part the movie is a disappointment. Most of the gags aren't that funny, not just for the fact that many of them are simply recycled from the original movie. The main problem is that despite everyone involved in this sequel (in front of and behind the camera) is working VERY hard, the movie always seems to feel like a low rent imitation instead of the real thing.

Still, as I indicated in my summary line above, the movie could have been worse than it presently is. But I do hope they won't make "A Christmas Story 3".

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