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      Prancer

      1989, Kids & family/Holiday, 1h 43m

      24 Reviews 5,000+ Ratings

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      Prancer's good-natured holiday cheer -- and a terrific performance from its young star -- are enough to make this yuletide adventure a moderately rewarding watch. Read critic reviews

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      Movie Info

      Refusing to give up her belief in Santa Claus, a child, Jessica Riggs (Rebecca Harrell), discovers a hurt reindeer in the woods, which she believes to be Prancer. With the help of a sympathetic veterinarian (Abe Vigoda), Jessica takes care of the wounded creature. It's supposed to be a secret, but eventually a store Santa Claus (Michael Constantine), the girl's dad (Sam Elliott) and the entire town find out about Prancer, leading to big problems for Jessica and her family.

      • Rating: G

      • Genre: Kids & family, Holiday, Fantasy

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: John D. Hancock

      • Producer: Raffaella De Laurentiis

      • Writer: Greg Taylor

      • Release Date (Theaters):  original

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      • Box Office (Gross USA): $18.1M

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      • Distributor: Orion Pictures

      • Production Co: Raffaella Productions, Nelson Entertainment, Cineplex-Odeon Films

      • Sound Mix: Dolby, Surround

      • Aspect Ratio: 35mm

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      • Dec 23, 2008

        Funny and charming, even if it is a typical Christmas film. Rebecca Harrell and Sam Elliott are wonderful.

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      • Oct 20, 2007

        Little girls will probably like this. I'm too old and cynical.

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      • Jul 28, 2007

        A touching family film. A good movie to watch on Christmas Eve! Not amazing, but worth seeing!

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      • May 03, 2007

        Old-fashioned christmas movie.

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