The Christmas Star (1986)

Movie Summary

An escaped convict hides out in a suburban neighborhood and is befriended by two neighborhood children who think he is the real Santa Claus.

The Christmas Star originally premiered on ABC December 14, 1986, as an episode of The Disney Sunday Movie.

Where can I watch The Christmas Star online?

The Christmas Star is available to stream from the following providers:

Stream on Amazon Stream on Disney+

Is The Christmas Star available to buy on DVD?


Buy on DVD

When will The Christmas Star air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

Year Released


Cast Includes

Edward Asner (Horace McNickle), Rene Auberjonois (Sumner), Jim Metzler (Stuart Jameson), Susan Tyrrell (Sara), Karen Landry (Clara Jameson), Alan North (Captain Whittaker), Philip Bruns (Lucky), Nicolas Van Burek (Billy Jameson), Vicki Wauchope (Trudy Jameson), Zachary Ansley (John)

Rate Movie:

5/5 - (3 votes)

The Christmas Star Movie Trailer

None available

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