A Hobo’s Christmas (1987)

A Hobo’s Christmas (1987)

Movie Summary

A hobo hops a freight train to Salt Lake City to be with his estranged son and grandchildren after realizing that he doesn’t have many Christmases left.

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2020 Dates, Times, and Channels

Not airing this week

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

Year Released


Cast Includes

Barnard Hughes (Chance Grovner), Gerald McRaney (Charlie), Wendy Crewson (Laurie), William Hickey (Cincinnati Harold), Jamie Sorrentini (Kathy Grovner), Lee Weaver (Biloxi Slim), Harley Cross (Bobby Grovner), Helen Stenborg (Mrs. Gladys Morgan), Michael Ruud (Omaha John Boswell), Logan Field (Lt. Nielson)

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  • Lyn says:

    I saw this movie a number of years ago. It was so touching that it brought tears to my eyes. A couple of years past, I started thinking about it. The couple of times I tried to look it up, I kept putting the wrong title. Tonight I finally found it. I hope they do air it this year a couple of times, & also in the years to come.

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