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Crazy for Christmas (2005)

On Christmas Eve, Shannon McManus (Andrea Roth) is stuck driving around a wealthy and eccentric client (Howard Hesseman) who is giving away large sums of money with the secret hope of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrea Roth ... Shannon McManus-Johnson
Howard Hesseman ... Fred Nickells
Jason Spevack ... Trevor McManus-Johnson
Yannick Bisson ... Peter Archer
Karen LeBlanc ... Janet
Daniel Fathers ... Arthur Finnegan
Joyce Gordon ... Mrs. Granger
Mark Wilson ... Herb Jasper
Carla Collins ... Lauren
Joe Flaherty ... Roger the Doorman
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Frank
Eddie Max Huband Eddie Max Huband ... Little Boy
Rick Howland ... Kenny
Joe Pingue ... Hugo
Rolando Alvarez Giacoman Rolando Alvarez Giacoman ... Barber #1
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On Christmas Eve, Shannon McManus (Andrea Roth) is stuck driving around a wealthy and eccentric client (Howard Hesseman) who is giving away large sums of money with the secret hope of reuniting with his long lost daughter. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

25 December 2005 (USA) See more »

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Secret Santa See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The TV channel is WXMS, or W Xmas. See more »

Goofs

In addition to the missing 'Private Property' sign, the wreath on the gate has vanished, and the gate now hinges on the right rather than the left side. See more »

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References Indecent Proposal (1993) See more »

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Ho-hum
29 November 2005 | by draxan_phlippSee all my reviews

I'm a sucker for a good Christmas movie; I really wish I'd seen one last night.

Even the prospect of an attractive female lead didn't save this movie from becoming increasingly annoying as it progressed. Howard Hessman's character was at first lovably eccentric, but then excessively weird. The token cute little moppet (the son) wasn't so cute. There was little to no chemistry between the two leads - instead of romance, I felt more like they were about to establish a limited liability partnership for tax shelter purposes (after all, she's studying for the CPA exam!). And, the heart-tugging revelations at the end just didn't tug my heart.

Move along, people. There's nothing to see here.


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