The Christmas Star (1986)
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The Christmas Star (1986)

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Ed Asner plays Horace McNickle, a counterfeiter who escapes prison through his extraordinary likeness to St. Nick. The police are closing in, but Christmas is near so there are redsuited ones everywhere. McNickle is desperate to recover loot from an earli… View More
Genres Family
Director Alan Shapiro
Starring Ed Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Fred Gwynne, Anthony Holland View More
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Movie Summary

Ed Asner plays Horace McNickle, a counterfeiter who escapes prison through his extraordinary likeness to St. Nick. The police are closing in, but Christmas is near so there are redsuited ones everywhere. McNickle is desperate to recover loot from an earlier caper, and can't make a move until he takes advantage of two neighborhood kids who really believe he is Santa. After the kids come through, it dawns on him that he has always missed the true meaning of the holidays.
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Movie Details

Genres Family
Director Alan Shapiro
Starring Ed Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Fred Gwynne, Anthony Holland, Karen Landry, David Longworth, Jim Metzler, Alan North, Susan Tyrrell
Studio Name Walt Disney Studios
Release Date 1986
VUDU Release Date 12/23/2013
Rating TV-G About Ratings
Running Time 93 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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