A Different Kind of Christmas (1996)

Movie Summary

Also known as Inheritance Up Christmas.

After her mother died, the father of Elizabeth Gates turns his home into a year-round Santa Claus castle. It becomes an embarrassment for her when, as city attorney, it falls on her to make him stop his “commercial” enterprise in an area zoned for private homes.

A Different Kind of Christmas was originally released in the USA on Lifetime December 9, 1996.

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When will A Different Kind of Christmas air on TV in 2023?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the AMC Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Shelley Long, Barry Bostwick, Nathan Lawrence, Nancy McLoughlin

Rate Movie:

4.5/5 - (2 votes)

A Different Kind of Christmas Movie Trailer

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