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Pete's Christmas (2013)

A put-upon teen finds himself reliving the same miserable Christmas day over and over again.


Nisha Ganatra


Peter McKay (story), Peter McKay (teleplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast overview:
Zachary Gordon ... Pete Kidder
Molly Parker ... Dr. Pamela Kidder
Rick Roberts ... Ronald Kidder
Wesley Morgan ... Jake Kidder
Peter DaCunha ... Kenny Kidder
Marshall Williams ... Mike Bronski
Jacob Kraemer ... Ted Bronski
Bailee Madison ... Katie
Bruce Dern ... Grandpa
Victoria Fodor Victoria Fodor ... Katie's Mom
Vince Groulx ... Neighbor Referee
Lynne Deragon Lynne Deragon ... Josephine
Racine Bebamikawe ... Kiran - Hipster #1


An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the holidays a makeover and his family a Christmas they will never forget. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

100 volte Natale See more »


Box Office


CAD 3,300,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs



Color | Color (HD)
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Did You Know?


The film takes place from December 24 to December 26, 2013. See more »


During the football scenes, Pete is seen wearing a t-shirt under his jersey in some of the shots and a sweatshirt under his jersey in other shots of the same game. See more »


[the boys must double up during Grandpa's visit]
Pete Kidder: He's not sleeping with me. He wets the bed.
Dr. Pamela Kidder: Nonsense. He's fine as long as he doesn't drink anything.
Kenny Kidder: [sipping a drink as he walks past] Hey, bunkmate.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.29 (2013) See more »


Written and performed by Jordan Richardson and Adam Lasus
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This generation's Scrooged
14 December 2015 | by JaynaBSee all my reviews

Family safe - no bad language or encouragement to lie, cheat, steal, or mock This is one Christmas movie that doesn't need fake snow (although there's enough of that too). Partly filmed in Ontario, Canada, on the shores of the Great Lakes, it's got plenty of the seasonal white stuff around in all the outdoor shots. The actors don't look too hot in their heavy winter clothing, and their breath sometimes frosts quite naturally. It's refreshing.

Zachary (Wimpy Kid) Gordon doesn't quite have the comedy chops of Bill Murray, but he's believable and sweet as a teen caught up in his own family's version of the day that keeps repeating until he gets it right. He's supported by some strong Canadian talent - Molly Parker as his overworked mom and Peter DaCunha as his too-perfect little brother - as well as Americans recognizable from a good range of decent television. Bruce Dern gives a solid performance as grouchy Grandpa.

Some slapstick and pratfalls but a lot of the humour is sweet rather than mocking. This is a series of small stories framed by, rather than tightly focusing on, Pete gaining maturity enough to see what he truly does want most for Christmas.

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