The Christmas Gift is the 1986 made for TV Christmas movie starring John Denver, Jane Kaczmarek, Edward Winter, Gennie James, Pat Corley, Mary Wickes, James T. Callahan, Kurtwood Smith and William Eric Bookland. The Christmas Gift was directed by Michael Pressman and composed by Allyn Ferguson. George Billings (John Denver) is a widowed New York City architect who takes his daughter Alex (Gennie James) on a Christmas vacation to the small and charming town of Georgetown, Colorado, where all of the townspeople believe in Santa Claus.
What happens when you put the most unruly kids in town into the Christmas Pageant directed by someone who has never directed a pageant before. You get pure chaos followed by pure unforgettable magic. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is the story of the six delinquent Herdman children and how they took over the Sunday School Christmas Pageant. This made for TV movie is based on Barbara Robinson’s 1971 book. The 1983 television movie starred Loretta Swit, Jackson Davies, Anthony Holland, David Alexander, and Fairuza Balk, directed by George Schaefer and composed by John Elialde.
Jingle All the Way is the 1996 Christmas movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson and Jim Belushi, directed by Brian Levant, written by Randy Kornfield and composed by David Newman. Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and Myron Larabee (Sinbad) are two fathers who are trying to find their sons the hottest toy of the season, the Turbo Man action figure, on Christmas Eve day. Each father has been spending too much time at work and not enough time at home with their families.