Tiny Town, the place where all nursery rhymes happened, is in BIG trouble in the here and now. They have all the communication devices but no one can communicate. They need a super-hero. ... See full summary »
Jackie Foster (Suvari), is a dynamic Assistant District Attorney and single mom. But when Jackie's estranged dad, Jack (Brolin), a gruff retired police officer, unexpectedly shows up at her door, they will be forced to confront old wounds.
A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about himself and the true meaning of the holiday.Written by
When Jake is running from the van, the guard rail beside him seems to end, but in the next shot it appears to be continuous and unbroken. See more »
Well, son, she's yours.
[offers Jake the porsche keys]
But, Dad, I didn't make make it home on time.
Don't be silly. You were just a few seconds late. Here.
No, a deal's a deal. Besides, she isn't ready yet.
What do you mean?
Well, we're not really finished fixing her up yet, are we? I mean, I'm sure it's going to take a bunch more Christmases together to get all the work done. Don't you think?
Yeah. Thirty or forty at least.
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Well, I'd give this a 6 out of 10 because I love Christmas, but really the plot was fairly thin and wasn't this same idea run through in John Hughes "Dutch (aka Driving Me Crazy) - kid doesn't want to go home (for Thanksgiving in that movie), but then he has all sorts of adventures on the road on his way home and learns his lesson, etc, etc.
The only problem with this movie is that, unlike "Dutch", I honestly didn't feel that JTT had learned his lesson at all, he was still a scam artist at the end. Disney should really learn some lessons from John Hughes / Chris Columbus, they really know how to make a kids live-action movie!
I was so disappointed because it sounded like a really fun idea, but turned into the plot of a so-so TV movie.
It's worth seeing, but go on cheap Tuesday, or with free tickets, you'll feel less ripped off!!
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