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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

Director:

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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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagyit elgázolta egy rénszarvas See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Goofs

In one multiple shots grandmas is face down in the snow after being run over. When Santa stops to attend to her, she's on her back instead, arms still out. None of the snow is disturbed, so she clearly didn't roll over. And the note is nowhere to be seen. See more »

Quotes

Grandma Spankenheimer: We make enough money.
Cousin Mel: Enough? Enough is never enough.
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Crazy Credits

No reindeer were harmed during the production of this motion picture. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Grey's Anatomy: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
Arranged by Nathan Wang
Phil Roman/The Fred Rappoport Company Music Publishing (BMI)
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Director should have been run over by reindeer
16 December 2002 | by hdavis4444See all my reviews

Lame, ridiculous and absurd. My 6 year old son talked us into watching this rubbish. Tripe stereotypes and themes not appropriate for children. The antithesis of the commercialism of Christmas is not socialism it's Jesus.


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