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Christmas in Connecticut (1992)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 13 April 1992
Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. Alexander, her manager, sees a heroic forest ranger named Jefferson on the television news, saying he has... See full summary »

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Aileen Hamilton (earlier story), Lionel Houser (earlier screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dyan Cannon ... Elizabeth Blane
Kris Kristofferson ... Jefferson Jones
Tony Curtis ... Alexander Yardley
Richard Roundtree ... Prescott
Kelly Cinnante Kelly Cinnante ... Josie
Gene Lythgow ... Tyler
Jimmy Workman ... Kevin / Anthony
Vivian Bonnell ... Norah
David Arnott ... Crazed Director
Toni Attell ... Food Stylist
Jenee Bandler Jenee Bandler ... Kevin's Mother
Bob Braun Bob Braun ... Sam Simon
Sonny Carl Davis ... Captain Marsh
Judy Forrester Judy Forrester ... Billy's Mother
Wendle Josepher ... A.D.
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Storyline

Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. Alexander, her manager, sees a heroic forest ranger named Jefferson on the television news, saying he has lost his cabin in a fire and wishes he could get a home-cooked Christmas dinner. Alexander arranges for Elizabeth to do a special live show on Christmas, where she will cook a Christmas dinner for Jefferson. In reality, Elizabeth can't cook and trying to keep Jefferson and the viewing public from finding out may be a little difficult, especially on a live show. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Christmas in Connecticut See more »

Filming Locations:

Altadena, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Turner Pictures (I) See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First (and as of 2016) and only film directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger. See more »

Goofs

(possibly intentional error) Near the beginning, when the Thanksgiving episode is being shot and Elizabeth pulls the freshly browned turkey out of the oven (after it had supposedly been cooking for 4 hours), she rests her right hand on the glass baking dish while she raises a wine glass to toast her TV audience with her left hand. Alex would surely have caught this mistake and made them all re-shoot the scene. See more »

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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

We Wish You a Merry Christmas
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Traditional
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I loved it...
20 December 2002 | by chem_bio_chickSee all my reviews

I know, I know. It probably sucked. And i really don't like Dyan Cannon; talk about a chick who's afraid to age.

But i LOVED this movie. It was a total 'feel good' production... no big downers, only delight.

try it, with an eye towards entertainment. i'm sure you'll like it!

(admittedly, this is no "Auntie Mame" :)


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