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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000)

A youth embarks on a journey to find his missing grandmother and prove that Santa Claus is real

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Phil Roman

Writers:

Fred A. Rappoport (story), Elmo Shropshire (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Elmo Shropshire Elmo Shropshire ... The Narrator / Grandpa (voice) (as Elmo Shropshire [a.k.a. 'Dr. Elmo'])
Michele Lee ... Cousin Mel (voice)
Susan Blu Susan Blu ... Grandma (voice) (as Sue Blu)
Alex Doduk Alex Doduk ... Jake (voice)
Jim Staahl ... Santa Claus (voice)
Kathleen Barr Kathleen Barr ... (voice)
Jim Fisher Jim Fisher ... (voice)
Cam Clarke ... Austin Bucks (voice) (as James Flinders)
Christopher Gaze Christopher Gaze ... (voice)
Philip Maurice Hayes ... (voice) (as Phil Hayes)
Scott McNeil ... (voice)
Pauline Newstone ... (voice)
Maggie Blue O'Hara ... Daphne Spankenheimer (voice)
Drew Reichelt Drew Reichelt ... (voice) (as Drew Rechelt)
Venus Terzo ... (voice)
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Storyline

As if young Jake Spankenheimer doesn't have enough problems on Christmas Eve, he has to help his mom and dad prevent mean-spirited cousin Mel from taking ownership of the family store. When his grandmother gets lost in the cold in the midst of the confusion, Jake is sent out to find her, only to discover that she's become the victim of a rather unusual hit-and-run accident, and that Santa is real but not quite the sort of guy he was expecting. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagyit elgázolta egy rénszarvas See more »

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Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When the elf comes around the corner of the cabin, he has bare hands. And in the next shot, he's wearing his green gloves. See more »

Quotes

Cousin Mel: In case you haven't noticed, Frank, your son suffers a dreaded affliction.
Frank Spankenheimer: What affliction?
Cousin Mel: The Santa-Claus-is-real syndrome. He shows all the signs. Making lists to Santa, checking them twice, good behavior, falling asleep before midnight, I figure he gets it from his grandmother.
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Santa Claus performed all of his own stunts. See more »


Soundtracks

Grandma's Killer Fruitcake
Music & Lyrics by Rita Abrams & Elmo Shropshire
Vocals Performed by Gary Chase
Arranged by Nathan Wang & Gary Chase
By permission of Elmo Publishing/Mill Valley Music (SESAC)
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Entertaining and amusing...
4 December 2000 | by srmccarthySee all my reviews

I really do not care for animated movies, but this one was pretty good. Normally, I would not even CONSIDER watching an animated movie, but this one interested me (as the title, is that of a song have heard for years). I took a chance and did not regret it. I won't say it's a masterpiece, but it is worthy of respect. It is pretty much the way the song goes. As each detail of the story is demonstrated, a clip of the song is played. Also, there are several new songs introduced that create originality. Grandma has a store, A business man wants to buy it, but she does not want to sell. Cousin Mel plans to steal the store from Grandma, but all things change because "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"!


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