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The Christmas Star

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6.3/10
Drama Family Rated: All (G)19861h 34mOn: Disney+ Tags: Holiday Christmas Country: America

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 featuring Edward Asner and René Auberjonois is streaming with subscription on Disney+, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a drama and family movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.3 (482 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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#44,248 Ranked Movie

#759 Ranked in Christmas Movies

#809 Ranked in Movies on Disney+

#4646 Ranked in Family Movies

The Christmas Star has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.3 (482 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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