The Christmas List (1997)

Movie Summary

Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won’t commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She decides to make a Christmas list. After it’s deposited in Santa’s mailbox at the store, she starts getting everything she wanted, but it doesn’t always turn out as she expected.

Is it available to purchase or rent?

No.

The Christmas List is one of the most requested movies each season, however it has not aired on TV since 2012. As far as we know, Disney/Buena Vista owns the rights to this movie. We encourage everyone to contact them directly. Perhaps if enough of us do, they will consider releasing it on DVD or at least airing it on one of their many networks.

2021 Dates, Times, and Channels

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the Freeform (formerly ABC Family). For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

Year Released

1997

Cast Includes

Mimi Rogers, Rob Stewart, Stella Stevens, Bill Switzer

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181 thoughts on “The Christmas List (1997)

    • October 25, 2020 at 8:28 PM
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      Your email to disney is invalid.
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      robert@disney.com
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      • July 3, 2021 at 10:25 PM
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        I also went to freeform.com Programming Feedback. / 25 days of Christmas / I’ve got a video or transcript request and pleaded with them to show this movie in 2021.

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      • July 3, 2021 at 10:29 PM
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        Everyone should also try contacting Freeform. I also went to freeform.com Programming Feedback. / 25 days of Christmas / I’ve got a video or transcript request and pleaded with them to show this movie in 2021.

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      • July 3, 2021 at 10:42 PM
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        Go to support.disney.com
        Maybe if we start early this year, we can convince them to show it

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    • December 25, 2020 at 8:48 AM
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      I love this movie so much, I watch it every year at Christmas. It is such a feel-good, inspiring movie, The Christmas List. Mimi Rogers portrays the role of Melody with such humility and kindness. I wish TV network execs realised how well-written and well-acted this movie actually is and show it more often. It has a really big following. You would be hard-pressed to come across such an engaging, dramatic and humorous Christmastime storyline. And hand on heart, I have never seen a more touching and more heartfelt acting than the little boy Danny. This year I’m actually writing a Christmas List myself. <3 <3 to all fans of The Christmas List (1997).

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  • October 25, 2020 at 6:55 PM
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    Everyone should bombard Disney’s Robert Iger with emails asking them to release this movie in 2020. Robert@disney.com

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    • July 3, 2021 at 10:31 PM
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      The Disney contact did not work last year, so I tried another avenue on their website and I also sent a message to Freeform Programming

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  • December 1, 2018 at 3:58 AM
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    I really love this movie. Wish it would be aired on tv again during the Christmas 🎄 holiday season.

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    • December 2, 2018 at 1:18 PM
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      not one any more…only can buy without CC on it. i want a factory copy. disney bought the right somehow to this movie.

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    • December 3, 2019 at 9:21 PM
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      Its a made for tv, it shld be free on tv. Its bullshit that its not

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    • December 21, 2019 at 12:53 AM
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      I found it on YouTube and threw it up to my TV through my phone just now – one of my favorites too

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  • November 11, 2018 at 12:20 PM
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    I love this movie. They need to bring it back for Christmas! I wish I could purchase this on DVD.

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  • October 23, 2018 at 6:08 PM
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    since Disney now owns the rights to this movie, it is time or them to make money off the dvd, by selling them. everyone is asking for this movie to made into a dvd. the dvd needs to have closed caption on it.

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  • December 9, 2017 at 7:18 PM
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    I really wish they would put this movie on t.v. at Christmas time. I love to watch it. It is a feel good movie.

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  • November 27, 2017 at 8:17 PM
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    I love The Christmas List and look for it every year. They need to bring it back to TV and sell the DVD.

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    • December 2, 2017 at 4:21 PM
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      I literally love this movie! My favorite part is the creme brulee scene! I look for it every year but to no avail and miss it terribly. I was also tricked by Hallmark when they used the movie title for one of their new movies. Please bring this movie back to TV or put it out on DVD! I will purchase!

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    • December 4, 2017 at 11:18 PM
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      I want to see “The Christmas List (1997)” movie in full so badly. It is one of my to fav xmas movies of all time. What I really wish for is to have it on DVD.

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  • November 23, 2017 at 11:16 PM
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    Everyone who wants to see Mimi Rogers “The Christmas List”, go to Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas webpage and scroll down to “contact” and send them a comment saying YOU WANT TO SEE IT! It’s too late for this year, but if we ALL tell them to bring it back, maybe they will air it next year.

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  • November 15, 2017 at 7:34 PM
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    What would it take to convince the company that owns The Christmas List to air it. This is a wonderful movie and I looked forward to it each year.

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    • November 17, 2017 at 4:33 PM
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      The Christmas List is a wonderful Christmas movie with Mimi Rogers, however, you continue to not air it.
      So many love it.
      Please air it this Christmas!

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  • November 12, 2017 at 9:10 PM
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    Please show this one during the Christmas season. One of my favorites!!

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  • November 2, 2017 at 10:08 PM
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    This is my favorite Christmas movie!! Please release it on your network and/or DVD.

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      • November 10, 2017 at 7:31 AM
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        The Ebay DVD is a bootleg pirated copy of a recording off Family channel. It doesn’t have the deleted scenes, the quality is poor.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 3:23 PM
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    WHERE CAN WE GET IT ACROSS TO THE POWERS THAT HOLD ON TO THIS – THAT IS WAS AND IS A GREAT MOVIE.
    PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE – RELEASE IT AGAIN AND SHOW IT!!!!
    or tell us – if you can – who is keeping it from being run again!!!!!!!!!!?????
    Pat

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    • November 2, 2017 at 12:04 AM
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      Hi Pat, so many others agree with you! As far as we know, ABC/Disney (the movie originally aired on The Family Channel – later ABC Family, now known as Freeform) still owns exclusive rights to air it. They simply choose not to. We updated the YouTube link above to show the full movie.

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      • November 5, 2017 at 4:15 PM
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        This link is not the full uncut movie. The original was so much better without all of the cuts taking it down to 1 hour and 26 minutes. I would pay anything to have that version myself!

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      • November 10, 2017 at 7:32 AM
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        The youtube video was removed by youtube due to it being a pirated copy off the air.

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  • October 31, 2017 at 10:24 AM
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    It would seem that whomever owns the rites to this movie would see the many replies to the fact that we want to see this movie again. It is one of the nicest Christmas movies that was made for TV and I urge the powers that be to show this movie again this season, 2017. I am 75 yrs. old and I just yearn for the Xmas movies to come on at this time of year. I am in a wheelchair and have many abnormalities and would hope and pray that these comments fall on the ears that matter in TV land. Please show this movie this year. Thank you.

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  • December 23, 2016 at 9:57 PM
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    Really hate when they use a title from a movie for a current movie. I was so excited to see it and it was a wrong movie! I looked it up on YouTube but they don’t play it now for some reason. You have to find some other site. As Tom Selleck said in Three men and a little Lady…what a crock!

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    • December 26, 2016 at 9:09 AM
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      This movie was and is very popular. I don’t know why some corporations think change for the sake of change and seemingly easy quick profits are always a good thing. We watched a little of the new Christmas List that Hallmark put out and it stinks by comparison. The original ranks up there with silver bells as one of their best. Why fix something when its not broken?

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    • October 30, 2017 at 6:38 PM
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      Hello my thoughts exactly I am searching for Christmas list on Google. Then you was the frist person. Who talk about how they feel about this movie. Your post was 2016. Hallmark is playing Christmas movies . 10/30 /17. I really miss this movie.

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  • November 30, 2016 at 7:21 PM
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    Well I guess I will get out my eye patch, because if the only way I can see it is to purchase off ebay so be it. No excuse for them not putting this out on DVD or showing it on tv. Their loss

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    • December 1, 2016 at 7:40 AM
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      Extremely disappointed!! Advertised the wrong movie all week long and then aired a new movie with a similar name. As you can read, many loyal fans were also disappointed. Please play The Christmas List with Mimi Rogers this holiday season so we can save it with our DVR’s.

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      • December 4, 2016 at 3:12 PM
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        I agree. I was so very upset this week. I was so happy to see it was being aired and then to have a new movie with similar title come on. I watched the new movie anyway and it was awful.

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  • November 30, 2016 at 7:14 AM
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    We go through this every year, and I have been sending emails to Disney about this movie yearly for 15 years. It is not going to change their minds and they do not give a $%^& about what we think. Venting here makes me and others feel like we are giving them feedback, but no one at that company is reading these comments. This year, I give up. They DO NOT CARE, and will never release this movie on DVD. I will be very surprised if it is ever shown on TV again either.

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    • November 30, 2016 at 2:50 PM
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      It’s showing tonight on Hallmark channel 6:00pm eastern time

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      • November 30, 2016 at 3:52 PM
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        No it isn’t. It is a different movie with the same name. Read a bit further and you will see other responses to this as well.

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        • November 30, 2016 at 7:27 PM
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          Hallmark really screwed up. The movie called “The Christmas List” showing to night is a different movie. This is a real bait & switch. Shame on Hallmark – not up to their usual standards.

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      • November 30, 2016 at 6:17 PM
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        It is not on…very unhappy!!

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      • November 30, 2016 at 6:18 PM
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        It is not on right now..even though it has been advertised all week..I am very angry..I look forward to this movie every year….Very unhappy!!

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      • November 30, 2016 at 6:33 PM
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        No it’s not. I got excited and turned it on because that’s what it says should be playing, but it’s the stupid new one from this year yet again!

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      • December 1, 2016 at 10:50 AM
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        I saw it listed on my DISH schedule, set it to record, and was SOOOOO EXCITED to watch it last night. When I selected/started my recording it was the new Christmas List…..imagine my disappointment!!!!!! :o(

        I’ve had ENOUGH of television and so called customer service, etc.

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      • December 1, 2016 at 9:37 PM
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        So it said, but it was the newer movie with a different plot. Broke my heart!

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    • November 30, 2016 at 7:09 PM
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      I fell for it too! Hallmark Channel said it was the 1997 version of The Christmas List for Nov. 30 @ 6pm and what a disappointment when they really were showing the new version. Why can’t they include the original with Mimi Rogers too????

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      • December 22, 2016 at 12:23 AM
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        Yes we were tricked also. Good going HALLMARK.

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        • December 25, 2016 at 7:01 AM
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          Such a disappointment to find that we pay so much for TV service and can’t get the ones we like and have liked for many years.
          Probably not PC because it praises the LORD in song

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  • November 29, 2016 at 8:48 PM
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    My family loved watching this movie! Please show it in 2016!

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  • November 28, 2016 at 9:36 PM
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    I LOVE THIS SHOW! I am not sure when so many love it they cannot make it available. It is one of the best shows shows ever.

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      • November 30, 2016 at 7:10 AM
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        Sorry, but the eBay offer is for a bootleg copy recorded off the Family Channel from years ago. It is illegal to sell these, but they do it anyway. Why are you promoting this? The Disney channel should release a clean copy, with all the original scenes restored.

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  • November 23, 2016 at 10:51 PM
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    It was a tradition for my daughter and me to watch this as well. We look at the listings every year now to no avail. C’mon bring it back!!

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    • November 26, 2016 at 9:50 PM
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      Check the Hallmark Channel. From what I can tell there’s a new movie called the Christmas list but they also might be showing the old one as well on 11/30.

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      • November 27, 2016 at 8:53 PM
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        The new movie on Hallmark called “Christmas List” is NOT the same movie as the 1997 “The Christmas List” with Mimi Rogers.

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      • November 29, 2016 at 2:16 PM
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        NOT THE SAME MOVIE – AT ALL!!!!!

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      • November 30, 2016 at 8:19 PM
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        Th ends Christmas List movies is terrible on Hallmark. Wish they would any original one.

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    • November 29, 2016 at 4:59 PM
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      The Christmas List, with Mimi Rogers, is airing Wed. 11/30 @6p.m. on the Hallmark Channel.

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      • November 29, 2016 at 10:08 PM
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        Fingers crossed this is correct. Our TV guide shows it is indeed the 1997 “The Christmas List” being aired, but Hallmark’s website shows it is “Christmas List” with Alicia Witt and Gabriel Hogan.

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        • November 30, 2016 at 7:08 AM
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          It is NOT the Mimi Rogers movie. Hallmark doesn’t own the rights to it, Disney does.

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    • November 29, 2016 at 9:54 PM
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      Hopefully this year they will air this movie “The Christmas List”. One of many movies to watch on my must watch list of Christmas movies..

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  • November 22, 2016 at 5:11 PM
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    Please air The Christmas List!

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  • November 12, 2016 at 9:53 PM
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    Please show “the Christmas list” this year and make available on DVD. This is a family favorite!!!!!

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    • November 21, 2016 at 10:18 PM
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      Please show the Christmas List this year it’s a family favorite!!!

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  • November 12, 2016 at 6:55 PM
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    Please show The Christmas List soon, such a great season favorite!!!

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  • November 4, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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    I love The Christmas List, it’s one of my all time favorites. Please bring it back to your Christmas line-up1

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  • November 4, 2016 at 12:30 AM
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    Its a shame you stopped showing this movie. It was an annual tradition for me. I watched it no matter what time it was aired and would even take a day off work to watch it! Please play at least once a year..pretty please.

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  • October 26, 2016 at 5:57 PM
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    Please show the christmas list this year I love this show

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  • October 26, 2016 at 5:49 PM
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    I love this show please show this move this year

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  • October 22, 2016 at 2:19 PM
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    I really love this move. My Mother and I always watched this movie every year since 1997.
    Now my Mother has been gone for six years, and I miss this move as much as I miss her.

    I wish they would show this movie again.

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  • December 23, 2015 at 10:12 AM
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    If it can be posted on the internet for streaming, it could be released on DVD. The ones you can buy on eBay and elsewhere are illegal bootleg copies with poor quality video, and may not have the deleted scenes restored. The only way to get a good copy of the entire original is for the owner of the rights to release it. I too have begged in emails for years for this movie to be shown again. Since Disney owns ABC Family, they can certainly show it if they choose.

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  • December 10, 2015 at 1:11 AM
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    Who oh why do you not show this movie every year? I’m so sick.of seeing the same Christmas movies 5 times in one week and 50 times in a month. If you don’t want to show it, at least put it on DVD so we can buy it and watch it!

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    • December 13, 2015 at 9:29 AM
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      Erica,

      Walt Disney owns the rights to the Christmas List that’s why they don’t air it on T.V. Anymore. You can buy this movie its a Transfer from the Family Channel from DVD.BIZ.. For about $13.00

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  • December 1, 2015 at 9:54 PM
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    I would like to report I just received my copy of the Christmas List from RAREDVDS.BIZ And even though it was a transfer from the Family Channel. it’s a Great Copy!! EBAY Maybe selling it but it comes from the United Kingdom. and the cost is nearly $30.00 I paid a little over $13.00 and its shipped from California. I ordered it on 11/26/15. and received it on 12/1/15. This is the way to go if you really want this movie. you wont find it on T.V. Or in the stores. Since Walt Disney owns the rights to it.. it arrived in a sleeve. and there are no commercials. even though it was transferred from the family channel.. I give this 5 Stars. I am very PLEASED with my PURCHASE..

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  • November 27, 2015 at 7:36 PM
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    Your video says Private. Why isn’t this movie on TV this week?

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  • November 26, 2015 at 8:50 AM
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    Just like many of you out there I adore the Christmas list. I had it recorded on my DVR. But erased it thinking I could find this movie on DVD. How disappointed I was when I found out its nearly impossible!! I wasn’t giving up. the closest I came to was RareDVDS.Biz it’s a transfer of the movie. They do have a clip and it was pretty clear. I will post again after receiving it and let you know how it goes.. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

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    • November 27, 2015 at 10:42 PM
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      The Christmas List is for sale NOW on EBAY!!!!

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      • December 23, 2015 at 5:50 PM
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        Kim and Erica,
        It is not a legal copy for sale on eBay, it is pirated off air, recorded and then sold. Why are you promoting the illegal sale? The quality will be poor! We are trying to get a LEGAL, CRISP, CLEAN copy of the movie with all the scenes intact! Don’t promote the illegal sale of pirated merchandise.

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        • November 29, 2016 at 10:29 PM
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          I understand your point, but….life is short and I have no intention of growing too old to remember how to work a DVD player before I get to watch it again. Please don’t judge 🙂

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    • November 28, 2015 at 12:41 PM
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      You can buy The Christmas List on EBAY.

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  • November 23, 2015 at 12:37 PM
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    Why do they put the same movies on repeatedly in the same year and ignore this awesome movie??!!!! BRING IT BACK!!!!!

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  • November 14, 2015 at 10:54 AM
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    Its almost christmas 2015 and again we beg to see The Christmas List, and again our pleas are ignored.

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    • November 13, 2017 at 4:49 PM
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      And now it’s almost Christmas 2017 and they still won’t show it in TV or sell a DVD except for a transferred pirated copy. What is the matter with ABC/Disney that they won’t release this wonderful movie. I put my name out on Amazon to have them send a request but never got a response.

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  • November 4, 2015 at 4:21 PM
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    If you (“abc Family”) own the rights to “The Christmas List” movie, I really wish that you would let out a DVD of it. The offerings of it on Amazon and Ebay all seem to be pirated from the tv, and I don’t want to get involved in that. I’d much rather pay you for a good DVD that is legal. If you aren’t going to do anything with it yourself, perhaps you’d consider selling it to another company that would put it on tv or sell a dvd of it. Please consider this. Thanks! 🙂

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      • November 13, 2015 at 1:58 PM
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        I would love a copy of Christmas list also if abc family is not going to show it any more.

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  • September 3, 2015 at 1:42 AM
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    I agree with everyone…..I love The Christmas List with Mimi Rogers. I look forward to watching it every year and have been disappointed that it hasn’t been on the last couple of years. Why did you stop airing it? Why is it not available on DVD, when it’s obvious that many people would buy it? Here’s to hoping it will get much-deserved air time in the 2015 holiday season. Please don’t disappoint me this year.

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    • September 8, 2015 at 3:43 PM
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      Maybe it promotes prayer. I know they would like to think that GOD is dead – but HE is very much alive
      that’s why some things work out in live and some things do not. It depends if we put GOD first, others second,
      and self last.

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  • December 22, 2014 at 12:10 AM
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    The Christmas List was a family favorite!! My mother and I used to watch it with my Grandmother every year before she passed away! Now, mom and I try to still watch it together in memory of her. However, we can’t seem to find it on! PLEASE someone play The Christmas List!!!!

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  • December 18, 2014 at 10:43 PM
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    I too LOVE The Christmas List and don’t understand why it isn’t aired. Someone told me it is supposed to be on at 5 or 6 a.m. on Dec. 23rd this year, but I haven’t been able to verify that. Hope it is true! Hoping for DVD at some point as well!

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  • December 18, 2014 at 2:35 PM
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    PLEASE show Christmas List this year! Even if it has to be at an off-time. It is a favorite!!

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  • December 14, 2014 at 1:14 AM
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    Same here! Please play this movie. It’s not too late for this 2014 season. There are so many who really miss seeing it. Please!

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  • December 13, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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    i agree with Everyone! And what really bits is that I had this movie saved to my FAVoRITES folder on YouTube. But now YouTube took it off…its marked as PRIVATE VIDEO on a gray screen. I came across an old video tape I made of this movie a loooong time ago but I’ll have to find our old Video player first! I’d be pleased if this movie came out on a DVD or better yet, restore it and put it out on blu-ray. I’d pay $20 for a blu-ray version!

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  • December 12, 2014 at 9:28 PM
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    I agree with MG. They repeat all kinds of holiday movies and they haven’t played “The Christmas List” once this year yet. Please play this movie it’s one of my mom and I favorite and she’s so disappointed that it hasn’t been played. She’s 70 years old and loves this movie so much. So could you give her a Very Merry Christmas for her and me.

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  • December 9, 2014 at 5:33 AM
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    I THINK IT’S HORRIBLE THAT MOST CHANNELS REPEAT THE SAME MOVIES, BUT WE CAN’T GET THE CHRISTMAS LIST W/MIMI ROGERS TO PLAY AT LEAST ONCE, COME ON FOLKS GET WITH IT

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  • December 7, 2014 at 8:54 AM
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    It’s not the same for my family to not be able to watch this great movie. It is Christmas tradition for us. Please play it this year.

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  • November 28, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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    One of my absolute favorite Christmas movies. I look forward to it every year. Wish it was in dvd because they rarely give it now. They use to have it on youtube but its no longer there. Needs to be on dvd like three days, picking up and dropping off.

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  • November 28, 2014 at 10:50 AM
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    So glad I’m not the only one who feels this way. Can’t believe they are not going to show it AGAIN this year AND that you still can’t buy a clean copy on DVD. Buying a bootleg makes me a little nervous.
    Is it still available to view on UTube? I did a search yesterday but couldn’t find it. Although they did have The Man in the Santa Clause Suit with Fred Astaire, which I also recommend.

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  • November 24, 2014 at 6:01 PM
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    oh yes it came on last year but it was 6:00 am when they put it on

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    • November 25, 2014 at 10:29 AM
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      You must have a different cable provider than I do, because I literally did a universal search for it every day in order to record it, but it never came on. I’ve been doing the same this year, and so far, nothing. But they’ll put some other Christmas movies on that few people want to watch anymore. Like, how many times are they going to put that 30-year-old John Denver Christmas movie on? I can understand putting old CLASSICS on, but enough with some of those old movies that don’t come close to being classics. And most of the new ones are even worse. Just rehashes of other movies. At least the Christmas List is a whole different story!

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      • December 18, 2014 at 9:00 PM
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        Yes I searched daily also and it didn’t pop up but I do think I missed couple days searching cuz when I googled it it showed it came on and I missed I was angry I don’t know why they don’t play it. Lifetime usually plays it but isn’t this year and it’s one of the best yet

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        • November 30, 2016 at 6:44 PM
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          I am pissed that this movie isn’t the one that is actually playing on Hallmark tonight! I got so excited just to be let down when I tuned in and set record!!!!! What a let down and a rip off!

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  • November 23, 2014 at 3:59 PM
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    The above link works. The poll is to the left of the list that airing list.

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  • November 23, 2014 at 2:55 PM
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    Why can’t this movie be shown or sold on dvd? This is my mom’s (87) and my favorite Christmas movie!

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    • November 22, 2014 at 11:11 PM
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      I clicked on the link, but all I see is a list of the movies (saaaame old stuff) that ABC Family is airing – no poll. And, of course, once again, the Christmas List AINT on it. EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTING. I am totally in the dark about why they refuse to air it.

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  • November 22, 2014 at 7:58 PM
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    PLEASE show The Christmas List with Mimi Rogers in the 2014 Christmas lineup!! It didn’t air last year and I’d really love to see it this year. Thank you!

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  • November 22, 2014 at 1:46 PM
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    I like this movie too and would love to see it on TV again

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  • November 22, 2014 at 8:44 AM
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    Well, yet again Family Channel is NOT showing the Christmas List and they haven’t aired it in years. Why don’t they release it back to Lifetime Channel (or however that works) because at least when Lifetime owned the rights to it, they actually SHOWED it. I don’t know what Family Channel’s problem is, but if they don’t want to air it, give it to someone who does or release it on DVD. What is the problem? With all the technology these days, I just don’t understand why it is not available on DVD and I don’t understand why Family Channel refuses to air it, again this year. Disappointed again!

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    • November 22, 2014 at 10:56 PM
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      We agree 100% with you Dina (and everyone else who has posted)… If networks refuse to air older movies they hold rights to then please, release them on DVD. Unfortunately, legal/money issues are usually the reason behind some movies going off air and/or not making it to DVD. Such a shame 🙁

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  • November 19, 2014 at 11:13 AM
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    You can NOT buy this on ebay or amazon. Please make this available to watch again!

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  • November 18, 2014 at 6:02 PM
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    WHY IS THIS NOT AIRING!?!!?! I’ve watched it every year since I was very young!! Watching this movie with my mom and sisters is one of my favorite christmas traditions. Please put it on air or make a DVD. PLEASE!!!!!!

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    • November 18, 2014 at 8:32 PM
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      I think you can buy this on DVD on ebay and/or amazon. Doesn’t look like anyone’s airing it this year, yet again.

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  • November 18, 2014 at 4:19 AM
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    Please put the Christmas List on TV this year. My daughters and I always enjoy watching it. Wouldn’t it be better to watch a large variety of movies instead of the same movie over and over? When that happens, I switch channels!

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    • November 18, 2014 at 2:01 PM
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      There are certain traditions that never grow old for each family. Our young people need something that happens regularly, that gives them security. No wonder they go out to tried something new each day – they wind up coming home with the silly thoughts of the people that think love can be switched on and off depending on how a person looks or whether they’ve had their coffee in the morning. The people in this love story had principles – as the young boy had memories of a loving mother. Please give us back some solid stories that stand by the stuff. I love the old – “Miracle on 54th Street” – The old “Christmas Carol” – and the “The Christmas list” worked right in there too. By the way – You can bring back “The Cowboy and the Movie Star”. That too was a good one.

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  • November 16, 2014 at 7:22 AM
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    Bring this back, please!!!!
    It’s our favorite of all the Christmas movies!

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  • November 15, 2014 at 9:10 PM
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    I love this movie and I so wish I could get it on DVD. It has not been on in many years but I still love it. Every year I look to see if someone is going to have it on TV but I am always so disappointed.

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  • November 14, 2014 at 10:15 AM
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    LOVE this movie. Can anyone tell me when this movie views this year?

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    • November 14, 2014 at 3:48 PM
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      Hi Cynthia, as of right now it is not scheduled to air this year (2014). A HUGE disappointment for many. Still hoping it gets put in the rotation during December.

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      • November 14, 2014 at 4:21 PM
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        I’m so disappointed in the recently made movies. 1 out of 10 turns out to be silly- same old nonsense. Once in a while there is one that makes you wish things were really that way, but most of the time: Boy meets girl, major disappointment on either end, disappointment is dissolved, they get back together. Normally the star role is played by someone that overacts. Makes it really unbelievable. Give me someone who has more character, less superstar status. THE CHRISTMAS LIST!!!!!

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        • November 19, 2014 at 12:55 PM
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          Have to agree with the newly made Christmas movies being nonsense. Seriously, how many more TV Christmas movies are they going to make based on Family Man, Groundhog Day, blah blah blah. Same old garbage recycled with a different script and different actors.

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  • November 13, 2014 at 8:21 PM
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    love to see The Christmas List too!! fingers crossed it runs this year!

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  • November 13, 2014 at 7:06 PM
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    Love this movie would love a DVD

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  • November 6, 2014 at 5:59 PM
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    Please fit The Christmas List into your 2014 line up. It’s such a cute feel-good movie. Putting it on DVD would be great too, the original uncut version they played on air in 1997. Thanks!!

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  • November 6, 2014 at 5:51 PM
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    Can you please play the Christmas List this year? Obviously, I am not the only one asking.

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  • October 23, 2014 at 5:40 PM
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    Christmas List is my favorite move my Mom and Me watched it every year since 1997 when it came out. My Mother passed away 4 years ago, and last year was the first year I did not see it and I very sad.

    If Disney does not want to show they should release it on DVD
    so we could still watch it. I use a public computer so I can’t watch it on the computer.

    Please add The Christmas List to the 25 days of Christmas List.

    Thank you.

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  • October 5, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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    When will The Christmas List finally come to DVD?

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  • September 4, 2014 at 12:13 PM
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    Pleeeeeeaaaase put this movie on DVD. ONE of my FAVORITES!

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  • July 20, 2014 at 10:18 PM
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    Loved this movie. Have been hoping for years that I could purchase it.

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  • June 28, 2014 at 6:53 PM
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    I LOVE this movie. Like all of you I am so disappointed it wasn’t on TV last year. According to a couple websites I searched in December of 2013, Disney purchased the rights to this movie. I sent an email to Disney Support.com and received the following response: “Thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately we cannot assist you with your inquiry. We suggest contacting Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment directly at the following URL: http://www.disneystudioshelp.com/Contact_Us.html Your may also contact them by phone: 800-723-4763. Regards, Jermaine, Disney Online, http://disney.go.com” I haven’t heard anything more from them.

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  • June 19, 2014 at 10:40 AM
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    Please add “The Christmas List” (1997) to the list. One of my favorite Christmas movies and it has been omitted the past 2 years.

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  • December 26, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    I really wanted to see this one this year, I look forward to it every year and didn’t see that it was on any time, I was disappointed. Wish it comes to DVD soon.

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  • December 23, 2013 at 1:21 PM
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    This movie and many more good Christmas movies are on Amazon

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    • December 23, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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      The Christmas List is NOT on Amazon or even made on DVD other than those on ebay, etc… That were filmed off the TV. You CAN, however, sign up on Amazon to be notified when (if) it’s ever put on DVD. I suggest everyone do that so the producers/studio know there is a big demand!

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      • December 23, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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        Is THAT why I see only DVDs of a movie that was made in 1997?! I’ve been on Amazon for a year to be notified, but I guess I’ll have to get one of those DVDs from eBay. Filmed off the TV doesn’t bother me. I am still very disappointed, though, that no one had it on TV this year. Seems they could have taken one of those other movies and shown it only 99 times instead of a hundred and put the Christmas List on once! Sheesh.

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        • December 23, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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          I’m with you, Kacki! The new movies this year are all pretty bad, and the older ones they’re showing are not the best either! In fact, I’d say each year gets worse—-On ALL channels! Bad year. Anyway, I found my copy on eBay and its great. There’s another website too I believe I referenced the link earlier in this post. Look back through the thread or Google it!

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      • November 19, 2014 at 12:54 PM
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        I’ve been on that waiting list for years. It never happens.

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  • December 21, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    I am so disappointed! I keep looking for this movie this year and… nothing… 🙁

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    • December 21, 2013 at 9:34 PM
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      CHECK EBAY…keep checking!!!

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  • December 12, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    I cannot believe NO ONE is showing the Christmas List this year!! NOOOOO WAAAAAAY!!!! Come on, people, show this movie this year! So many people love it! Dangit!

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  • December 10, 2013 at 9:02 AM
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    I would also like to see this movie this Christmas on TV. It seems to me, that every time a movie is made for Christmas or any other time or season; if that movie is one that many people enjoy then it is given a title like a classic, and the TV industry stops showing it. They take advantage of the movie, and hold it back from viewing until the timing is right, and then they charge you a lot to buy it on DVD. There are so many new so called Christmas movies out there. But the classics (which they call them)are the best made.

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  • December 9, 2013 at 7:35 PM
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    This has been one of my favorite Christmas movies since I first saw it. I still cry every single time Danny grabs Melody’s hand to smell the perfume a bit longer. I recorded the movie years ago on VHS, but – alas – I no longer have a VCR. Guess I’ll be hitting up the Goodwill store and/or garage sales. Such a shame to not have it on tv this holiday season.

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  • December 8, 2013 at 4:52 PM
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    Please play this movie.. It one of my favorites.. I look for it every year…

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  • December 5, 2013 at 1:32 PM
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    I sure do wish someone out there in TV land would be willing to air this year 2013. This is my favorite Christmas Show. I am so disappointed that it is not on any TV listing yet. It makes me mad that they are showing some movies 5 to 6 times during 1 week or even more for the month.

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  • December 1, 2013 at 11:57 AM
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    I love the Christmas list movie. Please sell the dvd in stores

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  • November 25, 2013 at 11:23 AM
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    I just bought this from eBay. However, I suspect it is a pirate as an advert for the next tv programme came up at the bottom of the screen.

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  • November 25, 2013 at 1:29 AM
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    I love The Christmas List. Please find a time to play it for us in 2013! I’m going to check out eBay and directmediadvd.com for a DVD of this film. I like to watch it every year, it is such a feel good movie!

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  • November 23, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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    This is one of many favorite Christmas movies I watch. Does anyone know when it will be playing on TV for the year 2013? I haven’t been able to find it on VHS DVD or on TV. I’m having withdrawal… I need my Christmas List fix!!!!! Lol.

    P.S. I believe that this is the only movie not on DVD … To whom do we need to go to haunt them with the spirits of Christmas? LOL

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    • November 23, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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      CHECK EBAY PEOPLE!!! Seriously! Check every few days, I can almost guarantee you’ll find it :-))

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    • November 23, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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      ALSO CHECK DIRECTMEDIADVD.COM

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  • November 19, 2013 at 7:58 AM
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    This is one of our favorite Christmas movies. I can’t find where it is going to be shown on TV this year. Sooooo disappointed! If anyone finds that it’s going to be televised, please post it on here.

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    • November 19, 2013 at 1:43 PM
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      I just saw The Christmas List on DVD for sale on ebay!

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  • November 15, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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    Please release “The Christmas List” On DVD! Thank You

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  • November 10, 2013 at 5:35 PM
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    Please, please, pretty please release “The Christmas List” on DVD! Especially since, despite overwhelming support on multiple sites, you have not included it in this year’s line-up on any Network. I love this film and every year. If you aren’t going to run it, at least let me own it. please.

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  • November 9, 2013 at 6:02 PM
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    Would LOVE to see The Christmas List every year. It is warm, funny, and inspirational. It has a great message of believing in yourself and the power of positive thinking in your life. It doesn’t hurt that there is great romance and love of family in this movie. If you follow the comments on several websites, there is a HUGE following of this movie. Please someone, somewhere in T.V. Land consider showing this lovely film as it is not available to us on DVD. Thank you

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    • November 10, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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      This movie is fabulous! You can watch it on YouTube. Hopefully ABC Family will show it again this year.

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  • November 7, 2013 at 12:44 PM
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    I wish they would bring this out on DVD. There are so many people that would love to have it. It use to be on tv almost every year but it’s becoming less and less frequent. This was a great movie. I hate to see if phased out.

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  • November 5, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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    Pleeeeease release on DVD or at least play during the holiday season!!!!

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  • November 5, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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    Will The Christmas list be coming on DVD, if so when. Is it going to be shown on Hallmark this year?

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  • October 5, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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    I like this movie too and would to have the dvd.

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  • November 30, 2012 at 9:22 AM
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    I really like this movie, too, and wish is would be put on a DVD soon.

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    • July 23, 2015 at 10:32 AM
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      I love this movie. It is a heartwarming Christmas story and should be back on tv for viewers to enjoy. Should also be on DVD. I would definitely buy it!

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      • July 25, 2015 at 1:14 PM
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        I want this to be shown on TV instead of Good or bad witches or other garbage !! Come on folks, let’s get back to real life.

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        • November 28, 2015 at 12:43 PM
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          You can buy The Christmas List on EBAY.

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  • November 5, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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    I really like this movie. I wish it would come to DVD.

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