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On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997)

After they are caught in the act, a by-the-book department store security guard is assigned as the custodian of a pickpocketing duo.

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James Frawley

Writer:

Brian Hohlfeld
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Stuart Masterson ... Trish
Mark Ruffalo ... Bert
Lauren Pratt Lauren Pratt ... Patsy (as Lauren Suzanne Pratt)
David Hewlett ... Mel
James Purcell James Purcell ... Bill
Lawrence Dane ... Mr. Limber
Howard Hesseman ... David
Arlene Meadows Arlene Meadows ... Mom
Ed Sahely Ed Sahely ... Mickey
Judah Katz ... Pruitt
Richard Blackburn Richard Blackburn ... Jerry
John Boylan John Boylan ... Man in Overcoat
Domenico Fiore Domenico Fiore ... Ed the Bartender (as Dom Fiore)
Patrick Patterson Patrick Patterson ... Uncle Don
Victoria Snow ... Mindy
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Storyline

Con-woman Trish and her niece/ward Patsy are caught trying to steal from a department store right before Christmas. With the holidays so near, Bert, a store employee, agrees to be responsible for the pair so that Patsy need not spend the holidays in social services. Romance ensues. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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Anyone can have a change of heart when it comes to Christmas...


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Am zweiten Weihnachtstag See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Trish: When did she leave you?
Bert: She did not leave me. We parted.
Trish: Is that why you're mad at the world?
Bert: I'm not mad a the world, just a very small part of it.
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Soundtracks

We Wish You a Merry Christmas
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Mark Ruffalo
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'On the 2nd Day of Christmas' doesn't perk up the courage of tenderness
28 November 2010 | by kill-the-boxtrollsSee all my reviews

This movie starts off as a spoof reference of 'Oliver Twist', it features a professional theft who releases a kid to steal things. Then, Bert comes in, right before Christmas, who agrees to spend time with the little girl to prevent her from the social services.

Now when I had my first experience with 'On the 2nd Day of Christmas', I wasn't astounded but impressed. It featured a lot of good moments, tenderness, happiness, and sometimes mischief but touching scenes. I remember this from 2002 when I was only a kid about nine.

I had to watch it again this year, and thought it was too harsh for kids to watch. There is too much stealing, whining, and attempts to run away and that's not fair. I know this is a family movie but please.

O.K. enough with the comments, but this movie was actually O.K. Nothing special, but I still like the old Santa Clause movie better.

6/10


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