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Jingle All The Way (1996)

Updated: Dec 23, 2023

PG | 1h 29min | 5/10 | #Comedy #Family

Parental Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested, Some material may not be suitable for children.)


STORYLINE:

"Jingle All the Way" is a family comedy set during the Christmas season. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as Howard Langston, a workaholic father who has promised his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, he forgets to buy it and must embark on a frantic quest to find the sold-out toy, facing various comedic obstacles and a rival father. The film humorously highlights the commercialism of Christmas and the lengths parents will go to make their children happy.


STAFF REVIEW:

"Jingle All the Way" is a humorous take on the holiday shopping frenzy, with Arnold Schwarzenegger bringing a unique comedic charm to the role. The film combines slapstick comedy with heartwarming moments, making it a festive family favorite that captures the chaos and spirit of the holiday season.


CREDITS:

Director: Brian Levant

Writer:

- Randy Kornfield

Starring:

- Arnold Schwarzenegger as Howard Langston

- Sinbad as Myron Larabee

- Phil Hartman as Ted Maltin

- Rita Wilson as Liz Langston

- Jake Lloyd as Jamie Langston

Produced by:

- Chris Columbus

- Mark Radcliffe

- Michael Barnathan

Production Companies:

- 1492 Pictures

- 20th Century Fox

Cinematography: Victor J. Kemper

Edited by:

- Kent Beyda

Music by: David Newman

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Release date: November 22, 1996

Run Time: 1 hr 29 min

Country:

- United States

Languages:

- English

Budget: $60 million

Box office: $129.8 million


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TRIVIA

"Jingle All the Way" was inspired by the real-life shopping frenzy over popular toys during the Christmas season, like the Cabbage Patch Kids and Tickle Me Elmo crazes.


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