One Magic Christmas (1985)

Movie Summary

A young mother who rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny’s very own guardian angel.

One Magic Christmas was originally released in theaters November 22, 1985.

Where can I watch One Magic Christmas online?

One Magic Christmas is available to stream from the following providers:

Stream on Amazon Stream on Disney+

Is One Magic Christmas available to buy on DVD?


Buy on DVD

When will One Magic Christmas air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on AMC. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the AMC Best Christmas Ever schedule.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Mary Steenburgen (Ginny Grainger), Gary Basaraba (Jack Grainger), Michelle Meyrink (Betty), Harry Dean Stanton (Gideon), Arthur Hill (Caleb Grainger), Elisabeth Harnois (Abbie Grainger), Wayne Robson (Harry Dickens), Jan Rubes (Santa Claus), Elias Koteas (Eddie), Sarah Polley (Molly Monaghan)

Rate Movie:

3.5/5 - (19 votes)

One Magic Christmas Movie Trailer

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9 thoughts on “One Magic Christmas (1985)

  • November 4, 2022 at 5:15 PM

    Please show this movie. I love One Magic Christmas an it is the best Christmas movie!

  • November 23, 2018 at 3:14 PM

    Please play this movie this year it’s never on and it’s the best christmas show ever hands down.

  • December 7, 2016 at 8:36 PM

    why is this movie hardly shown. the best Christmas movie yet. get rid of all of the other copy cats

    • December 14, 2016 at 5:34 PM

      I agree…I look for it every year

  • December 15, 2014 at 1:34 PM

    Love this movie and would love to see it on the Christmas lineup! Please! Better than playing the Christmas Story over and over.

  • December 7, 2014 at 11:51 PM

    Why isn’t the movie on tv this season?

    • December 9, 2018 at 1:08 PM

      Because of the war om Chrismass and God.

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