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The Christmas Star (1986)

The Christmas Star (1986)

Two kids made a believer out of him.Dec. 14, 1986Canada94 Min.TV-G
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Synopsis

Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblence to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and heavyset features. McNickle hides out from the police in a nearby suburban neighborhood where he is befriended and helped by two local children who think he is the real Santa Claus. McNickle takes advantage of the kids naive ness to help him get his counterfeit money hidden somewhere in a local department store while he develops kind-hearted feelings for his two con victims that make him slowly understand the true nature of Christmas.

The Christmas Star (1986)
Original title The Christmas Star
IMDb Rating 6.5 293 votes
TMDb Rating 6.4 7 votes

Director

Alan Shapiro
Director

Cast

Ed Asner isHorace McNickle
Horace McNickle
Jim Metzler isStuart Jameson
Stuart Jameson
Alan North isCaptain Whittaker
Captain Whittaker
Frank C. Turner isSad Sack Santa
Sad Sack Santa

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