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A Mom for Christmas (1990)

A young girl who wants a mom for the Christmas holidays gets her wish when a department store mannequin comes to life.

Director:

George Miller

Writers:

Barbara Dillon (novel), Gerald Di Pego (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Newton-John ... Amy Miller
Juliet Sorci Juliet Sorci ... Jessica Slocum (as Juliet Sorcey)
Doug Sheehan ... Jim Slocum
Carmen Argenziano ... Sergeant Morelli
Aubrey Morris ... Nicholas
Jim Piddock ... Wilkins
Doris Roberts ... Philomena
Elliot Moss Greenbaum Elliot Moss Greenbaum ... Chip Wright
Erica Mitchell Erica Mitchell ... Stephanie Clark
Jesse Vincent Jesse Vincent ... Teddy O'Neill
Brett Harrelson ... Kendall
Steve Russell Steve Russell ... Mr. Milliman
Greg Procaccino Greg Procaccino ... Detective Price (as Gregory Procaccino)
Ronald M. Lautore Ronald M. Lautore ... Fire Captain (as Ron Lautore)
Helen Whitelow Helen Whitelow
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Storyline

Jessie is a young girl who's mother died when she was just three. When she wins a free wish in a department store she wishes for a mom to be with and to shop with over the holidays. Her wish brings Amy, a mannequin, to life and into her life as her Mom for Christmas. Written by Les MacDonald at {mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca}

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Taglines:

A tale of Christmas magic.

Genres:

Fantasy | Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Wunsch geht in Erfüllung See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chloe Lattanzi, the daughter of Olivia Newton-John, was present on the set throughout filming and made friends with Juliet Sorci. See more »

Quotes

Teddy O'Neill: [looking under a mannequin's skirt] Baby, maybe we can go out sometime!
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Soundtracks

So Strange
Written by John Farrar
Performed by Olivia Newton-John
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Juliet Sorcey is amazing!
15 December 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Juliet Sorcey was just 10 when this was made, and she was fantastic! She played her part perfectly. You could really see a little girl who just wanted to have a mother to get her through the holidays.

One would never believe that Olivia Newton-John (Grease) is two years older than I am. At 42, she was the picture of perfection in this film and you really could believe that she was 28. How in the world does she do it? This was a neat fantasy about making Christmas for a little girl and it really came to life.

With two songs sung by Olivia Newton-John, it was a real pleasure. I'll be watching it again and again.


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