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A Very Mary Christmas (2010)

Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, ... See full summary »

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Dan Gordon

Writer:

Dan Gordon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elliott Gould ... Horace Weitzel
Linda Gray ... Darnella
Lainie Kazan ... Lillian Littlefeather
Cloris Leachman ... Annie
Della Reese ... Doris Dorkus
Olesya Rulin ... Mary
Cybill Shepherd ... Meg
Gene Simmons ... Taylor
Fred Willard ... Jerry Zee
Duncan Bravo ... Phil Cutbarth
Kathy Lamkin ... Molly
Kinsey Packard Kinsey Packard ... Barbara
Matt Kaminsky ... Joe
Morgan Krantz ... Ryder
Teresa Ganzel ... Shar D'onnay
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Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family. Written by Dan Gordon

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Sometimes we make our own families...

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Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements involving teen pregnancy, and some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Christmas Movie See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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WonderStar Productions See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Released on a Holiday collection dvd as A Very Mary Christmas. See more »

Quotes

Darnella: Mary, lets go... I found a Jew!
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Overload on "Cheezy-ness", it had good intentions & for that I finished watching it
2 July 2014 | by caliqqqqSee all my reviews

Typical story of a pregnant teenage run away, ends up in a "Twilight Zone" small sleepy town. A older (cougar like) sweet woman who is stuck in a dead end job as a show girl in a old ghost town casino takes a liking to her and even more clingy when she herself has a history of making the same mistakes as this young woman. From there on, you kind of start to see where the movie is headed, not a bad thing, just seen it before, admit this was different and strange at the same time, but give it a chance if you like B movies & extra cheese on your story lines.

Had a great variety of old actors and the main character being in more recent movies. Loved Linda Gray, Cloris Leachman, Della Reese & even the lady who played the woman working at the airport. Gene Simmons was a hoot as well. Elliott Gould although memorable, short lived. I'm just shocked this was made in 2010, I didn't know old time movies were still possible to make in these modern, trendy times - Not my rule or standard.


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