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A Mom for Christmas (1990)

A young girl who wants a mom for the Christmas holidays gets her wish when a department store mannequin comes to life.

Director:

George Miller

Writers:

Barbara Dillon (novel), Gerald Di Pego (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Newton-John ... Amy Miller
Juliet Sorci Juliet Sorci ... Jessica Slocum (as Juliet Sorcey)
Doug Sheehan ... Jim Slocum
Carmen Argenziano ... Sergeant Morelli
Aubrey Morris ... Nicholas
Jim Piddock ... Wilkins
Doris Roberts ... Philomena
Elliot Moss Greenbaum Elliot Moss Greenbaum ... Chip Wright
Erica Mitchell Erica Mitchell ... Stephanie Clark
Jesse Vincent Jesse Vincent ... Teddy O'Neill
Brett Harrelson ... Kendall
Steve Russell Steve Russell ... Mr. Milliman
Greg Procaccino Greg Procaccino ... Detective Price (as Gregory Procaccino)
Ronald M. Lautore Ronald M. Lautore ... Fire Captain (as Ron Lautore)
Helen Whitelow Helen Whitelow
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Storyline

Jessie is a young girl who's mother died when she was just three. When she wins a free wish in a department store she wishes for a mom to be with and to shop with over the holidays. Her wish brings Amy, a mannequin, to life and into her life as her Mom for Christmas. Written by Les MacDonald at {mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca}

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A tale of Christmas magic.

Genres:

Fantasy | Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

John Travolta and Michael Beck were both offered the part of Jim Slocum. But both turned it down. See more »

Quotes

Amy Miller: Wilkins is a joy. All he talks about is cars, cars, cars.
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Connections

Edited from The Magical World of Disney: A Mom for Christmas (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

What If
Written by John Farrar
Performed by Olivia Newton-John
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You'll Want this Mom For The Holidays!!!!
4 July 2000 | by thespian01See all my reviews

I am A HUGE fan of Olivia Newton-John,so I might be Just a little prejudiced. But this sweet,Wonderful story about a lonely little girl's Christmas wish is classic holiday fare on par with It's a wonderful life! Jessica Slocum is an eleven year old girl who lost her mom when she was three. For the last couple of years,she would go to this department store to watch the other little girls shop with their moms,and wish that could be her. Well,through the help of some good ol'"magic" Jess get's her wish, and we get the best made for t.v. holiday movie ever!! There's also 2 new ON-j songs written especially for the movie!! This Xmas gift is funny, touching,and VERY moving!(


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mom for Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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