Jingle All The Way

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20th Century Fox Released 1996

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Director:
Brian Levant
Released:
1996
Rating:
PG

The pressure to please his son at Christmas is turning into a seemingly impossible task for Howard Langston. Howard is a workaholic mattress salesman who constantly makes promises he cannot keep to his young son, Jamie. After recently disappointing Jamie, Langston promises his son a Turbo Man doll for Christmas. Langston knows he cannot keep disappointing his son because of his work schedule. Unfortunately, it is Christmas Eve and all the Turbo Man dolls have been sold out for days. Now, Langston must scour his town in search of the elusive doll, or risk disappointing his son once again. The desperate dad also has the added pressure of competing with other desperate parents seeking the Turbo Man doll. To see if Langston will come through, or disappoint his son once again watch Jingle All the Way.

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      • Production Budget - $60,000,000
        Domestic Gross - $60,592,389 (22th)
        Worldwide Gross - $129,832,389 (24th)

        Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $111,862,872
        Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $239,690,564

      • Other Production Companies:
        1492 Pictures

      • An extended cut runs 5 minutes longer.

      • Filming locations:
        7th Place Mall, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Burbank, California
        Camp Snoopy, Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota
        Universal Studios, Universal City, California
        Edina, Minnesota
        Energy Park Studios, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Falcon Heights Elementary School, Falcon Heights, Minnesota
        Hamm Plaza, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Hennepin Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
        Kellogg Park, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Linden Hills, Minneapolis, Minnesota
        Los Angeles, California
        Mickey's Diner, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Nicollet Island, Minneapolis, Minnesota
        Rice Park, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Santa Clarita, California
        Warner Road, St. Paul, Minnesota
        Zumbro Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota

      • Tagline:
        Two Dads, One Toy, No Prisoners.

      • Music:
        Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
        Written by Johnny Marks
        Performed by Ronnie Spector and Darlene Love
        Run Rudolph Run
        Written by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie
        Performed by Chuck Berry
        Jingle Bells
        Produced by Phil Ramone
        Performed by The Brian Setzer Orchestra
        Sleigh Ride
        Written by Mitchell Parish and Leroy Anderson
        Performed by Darlene Love with The Brian Setzer Orchestra
        The Christmas Song
        Written by Mel Tormé and Robert Wells
        Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
        Christmas All Over Again
        Performed and Written by Tom Petty
        The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
        Written by Michael Carr, Tommie Connor, and James Leach
        Performed by James Belushi and Santa chorus
        The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
        Written by George Wyle and Eddie Pola
        Performed by Johnny Mathis
        Back Door Santa
        Written by Clarence Carter and Marcus Daniel
        Performed by Clarence Carter
        I'll Be Home for Christmas
        Written by Kim Gannon, Walter Kent, and Buck Ram
        Performed by Frank Sinatra
        Merry Christmas Baby
        Written by Johnny Moore and Lou Baxter
        Performed by Charles Brown
        Jingle Bell Rock
        Written by James Boothe and Joseph Beal
        Performed by Bobby Helms
        Turbo Man Theme
        Written by David Newman
        So They Say It's Christmas
        Written by Brian Setzer
        Performed by Lou Rawls with The Brian Setzer Orchestra
        Joy to the World
        (Traditional)
        We Wish You a Merry Christmas
        (Traditional)
        O Tannenbaum
        (Traditional)
        The Nutcracker - Dance of the Reed-Flutes
        Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
        The Nutcracker - Russian Dance
        Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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    Comedy, Drama

    Themes

    obvious comedic relief, holiday fun, ruined christmas, working retail, christmas