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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

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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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.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

In the scene where Harry Connick Jr is trying to take the large snowman upstairs, the snowman is smiling. When you see the head of the snowman being stuffed up the attic stairs, the top down shot shows the snowman frowning. May have been intentional to show the snowman's unhappiness. 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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Conjured more negative than positive emotions
10 December 2013 | by wisdombody7See all my reviews

I am a sucker for Christmas movies - even the sappy, corny ones. I was so excited to watch this when I read about it a few months ago as I interpreted it to be a feel good-little bit of sadness-overcome by fuzzy warmth at the end type of movie.

I was disappointed when it was over because I felt more sad and unsatisfied than anything. For some reason, the sad parts stood out to me more and weren't dominated by what should've been happy parts. I feel that they could've done a lot more with this story and the incredible actors.

If you love all things Christmas, please don't let my review deter you from watching and formulating your own opinion. You might love it! I just didn't.


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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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Color

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1.85 : 1
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