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A Carol Christmas (2003)

An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio.

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Matthew Irmas

Writer:

Tom Amundsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tori Spelling ... Carol Cartman
Dinah Manoff ... Aunt Marla
William Shatner ... Dr. Bob / Ghost of Christmas Present
Gary Coleman ... Ghost of Christmas Past
Michael Landes ... Jimmy
Paula Trickey ... Beth
Nina Siemaszko ... Roberta
Jason Brooks ... John Joyce
Holmes Osborne ... Hal
Holliston Coleman ... Lily
David Atkinson ... Crew Member
David Chisum ... Frank
Ethan Sandler ... Jerry
Steffani Brass ... Lindsey
Kurt Doss ... Tyler
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Storyline

An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio.

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Genres:

Family | Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carol karácsonya See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

William Shatner appears as the ghost of Christmas present; when he "moves" Carol from one location to another, a Star Trek teleporter effect is used, in reference to Shatner's famous role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek (1966). See more »

Quotes

Carol: You know, it would be a shame to have to go home and tell your family that you lost your job on Christmas Eve, wouldn't it?
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Connections

Version of Story of the Christmas Carol (1955) See more »

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New Hallmark Original Movie
8 December 2003 | by heiglfanaticSee all my reviews

One thing that brings this movie down, is it being one of the thousand movie remake of A Christmas Carol.

Certaintly the best movie ever, best is one of my very few favorite Christmas movies. This one is number one on my fav list. Tori Spelling really showed her acting, finally someone wrote a script that would suit Spelling. Instead of her getting a script that always make her look like an awful actress.

Was like Bill Murray in Scrooged (1988), which this movie in someways a lot of like it. Tori Spelling character was like Bill's a Scrooge after the famous life in the media changed them. I actually watch half of the A Christmas Carol and liked it better than Scrooged. And I love watching Scrooged all the time. Spelling love interest is Jason Brooks (Of Baywatch Hawaii)who both star in the tv movie The Alibi which Spelling and Brooks had a storyline in it too.

Just didn't like William Shatner in the movie.

Nevertheless a great movie for the whole family to watch

I give it 5 stars


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