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12 Days of Giving (2017)

After winning a $50,000 prize, a man decides to pay things forward by buying Christmas gifts for strangers under the pseudonym, Lucky the Elf.


Christine Conradt




Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Jones ... Pamela
David Blue ... Baxter
Jax Connolly Jax Connolly ... Westin
Preston James Hillier ... Toby
Melanie Recker ... Audrey
Paul Boesing Paul Boesing ... Marvin
Scott Crouse Scott Crouse ... Darryl
Linda Cutts Linda Cutts ... Mrs. Foster
Mary Douglass Mary Douglass ... Judy
Tricia Nangkal ... Amanda Shen
Meagan Flynn ... Lydia
Walter Coppage ... Mr. Garrett
Heidi Melcher Heidi Melcher ... Mrs. Wilson
Delaney Driscoll ... Waitress
Madeline Peters ... Bartender


A man who wins a small fortune decides to share his winnings by acting as a Secret Santa to people in a small town. One of the characters chosen is a boy whose father is deceased. The man grows fond of the Boys mother and begins to fall in love with her....

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Drama | Romance


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Filming began in Fremont, Nebraska on February 2, 2017. See more »


Baxter may have received a check for $50,000, but he will owe income taxes on winnings, so he will not get to keep the whole amount. See more »


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Written by James Pierpoint
Performed by David Labovitch
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Loved the premise, but ended up as expected
23 December 2018 | by taylorjan-63962See all my reviews

Loved the story of a lottery winner ($50,000) suddenly deciding to help pay off a stranger's store card balance - we'd do the same in similar circumstances. This snowballed into further anonymous charitable acts. Unfortunately it veered off to a predictable love story.

The girlfriend who appeared to be a little nasty, and an older woman whose son he befriends.

Unfortunately the son, I think, has a disability (similar to Jimmy Clitheroe - growth issues). I thought he was little different, especially to have braces on his teeth at such a seemingly young age. But the story does progress with the hullabaloo of the anonymous acts of kindness and this gives the film the warm, feelgood factor

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Release Date:

3 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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12 Dias de Presentes See more »

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Fremont, Nebraska, USA See more »

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