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The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)

G | | Family | 1 November 2005 (USA)
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A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.

Director:

Kieth Merrill

Writers:

Emma Kragen (book), Steven Paul Leiva (screen treatment) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jordan-Claire Green ... Emma O'Conner
Tom Kemp ... Douglas O'Conner
Susan Wood ... Cathy Stevens
Adam Hicks ... Mike Stevens
Jim Jackman Jim Jackman ... Melvin
Richard Riehle ... Mayor Nobel Doyle
Roland Pelletier Roland Pelletier ... Clerk-Sherriff
John Billingsley ... Dogcatcher Doyle
Cathy Worthington ... Woman in Furs
Bonita Friedericy ... Aunt Delores
Dorothy Brodesser Dorothy Brodesser ... Mabel
Michael Howard Michael Howard ... Old Jake Charles
Mindy Sterling ... Mrs. Walsh
Kapri Merrill Kapri Merrill ... Mrs. Clancy
Eric Lutes ... Coach Cullimore
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A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.

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Family

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

12 chiens de Noël See more »

Filming Locations:

Bethel, Maine, USA See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Even though it was filmed during May in Maine, most of the snow had to be trucked in from the local ski resort and entire yards had snow shoveled onto them. See more »

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No animals were harmed in the making of this film... only producers. See more »

Connections

Followed by 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue (2012) See more »

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Written by Shaun Johnson and Greg Banworth
Performed by Tonic Sol-Fa
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Great Family Film
20 November 2008 | by Pass-The-Popcorn-PleaseSee all my reviews

I loved the movie. It's great sometimes to be able to sit back and watch a good family squeaky-clean enjoyable film. Granted, the plot line is not very deep and the movie could be watched and understood by a five year old, but that's one of the things I enjoyed about it. A make-believe situation where dogs are not allowed in the town gave the movie an interesting and unique plot. I thought it was even more remarkable when I found out that the plot was written by a young child. Remarkable! The dog-catcher's bike was also very unique, reminded me of something out of Mad-Max. I also thought they did a good job with giving the movie a "vintage" feel/quality that matched the time period. Overall two thumbs up!


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