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The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)

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Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He ... See full summary »

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Martha Coolidge

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Jean Abounader (story), J.B. White (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Weber ... Calvin Carter
Stefanie von Pfetten ... Rhianna
Mark Krysko ... Doorman
Teryl Rothery ... Marilyn Carter
Kade Phillips Kade Phillips ... Eric Carter
Vincent Gale ... Drew Quinn
Kate Ryan Kate Ryan ... Tara Quinn
Jared Scheideman Jared Scheideman ... Morgan Quinn
Jordan Scheideman Jordan Scheideman ... Nathan Quinn
Pamela Parker ... Stacy
Patricia Velasquez ... Isobel Frias
Chad Willett ... Jesse Carter
Sonia Donaldson Sonia Donaldson ... Sarah Carter
Benjamin Wheelwright ... Jesse's Son (as Ben Wheelwright)
Cross Dodocicz Cross Dodocicz ... Jesse's Daughter
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Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon lets him know he has 12 days (12 chances) to get his act together and achieve the "perfect" Christmas Eve. If he doesn't, there will be dire consequences. Written by DragonEyez

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He's got twelve chances to get Christmas right.

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, brief language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

7 December 2004 (USA) See more »

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The 12 Days of Christmas Eve See more »

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Teryl Rothery's second (first one in a decade) of nine (as of 2018) Christmas TV movie roles. See more »

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In the first scene with Calvin on the escalator, the up escalator is on the left. In the next escalator scene, the up escalator is on the right See more »

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Not bad, but nothing original
8 December 2004 | by myrealanaSee all my reviews

12 Days of Christmas Eve - think "Scrooge" meets "Groundhog Day".

This Christmas special is nothing special. Steven Weber plays Calvin Carter, a wealthy businessman who took a failing family store and turned it into a thriving national chain. Of course, along the way, he left a lonely son, a bitter younger brother, an angry ex-wife and various other casualties.

After living "the best Christmas Eve" of his life, Calvin finds himself waking again that same morning with 12 chances to "get it right."

What follows is cute, but completely predictable.

I give it 6/10 - for having its heart in the right place.


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