One Magic Christmas
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The "magic" in One Magic Christmas is often (and surprisingly) of the "black" variety. Like Jimmy Stewart before her, worn-out wife and mother Mary Steenburgen wishes that she'd never been born. And like Stewart, Steenburgen is visited by a guardian angel, in this case the western-garbed Harry Dean Stanton. Instead of granting Steenburgen's wish, Stanton shows her what life would be like without Christmas--and that vision is as grim as anything you're ever likely to see in any Holiday film. Throughout the horrendous tragedies heaped upon Steenburgen, we are… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'80s Christmas movie has depressing, intense scenes."
‑ Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
"A gloomy holiday tale that fails to enchant."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"This is a treasure trove of sick laughs -- and it's from Disney!"
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"Fantasy holiday fare has some good moments with Harry Dean Stanton."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
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