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Angels Sing (2013)

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As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the ... See full summary »

Director:

Tim McCanlies

Writers:

Lou Berney (screenplay by), Turk Pipkin (based on the novel by)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Connick Jr. ... Michael Walker
Connie Britton ... Susan Walker
Chandler Canterbury ... David Walker
Fionnula Flanagan ... Ma
Lyle Lovett ... Griffin
Willie Nelson ... Nick
Kris Kristofferson ... The Colonel
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson ... Maggie
Eloise DeJoria ... Laura
Dylan Summerall ... Young Uncle David
Brennan Barker Brennan Barker ... Young Michael
Deborah Cole Deborah Cole ... Theresa
Sara Hickman Sara Hickman ... Aunt Claire
Turk Pipkin Turk Pipkin ... Uncle Theo
Lidia Porto ... Rosalba
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Storyline

As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife and well-intentioned parents. But when his young son faces a tragedy, Michael needs to make amends with his past. A mysterious man named Nick gives Michael a gift and instills in him the courage to find the joy that he lost. Written by Anonymous

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Christmas comes but once a year, but the memories last a lifetime.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The picture of the young soldier shown at The Colonel's funeral was an actual photo of actor Kris Kristofferson during his Military career in which he was a helicopter pilot, attaining the rank of Captain before resigning his commission to pursue his singing career. See more »

Goofs

After Michael dodges the reindeer and dives off of his bicycle with his back to the camera, one shoulder of the actor's (or stunt double's) hoodie is covered in leaves and twigs, and his other shoulder is clean. However, when the camera angle changes, his previously clean shoulder is now covered in leaves. See more »

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References A Christmas Story (1983) See more »

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Wonderful!
11 December 2014 | by allansharon-183-243953See all my reviews

It was a dream of a movie, and I didn't want to wake up! The cast blended well, and wove a story that is refreshing and magical. The musical selections were on point, and never seemed forced. The themes were well balanced, and flowed together like an orchestra. It was a wonderful movie for the entire family to enjoy. This will remain on my play list. Now if I can only find out the name and singer to the song towards the end..... "I get totally wrapped up, wrapped up in Christmas. It's so amazing. I love the feeling." I highly recommend this for either family night, or a good solo movie. Hope to see more movies like this.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

When Angels Sing See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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1.85 : 1
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