A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about ... See full summary »
Jonathan Taylor Thomas,
Spencer and his little sister, Katherine, are flying to Pennsylvania for Christmas with their dad. While changing planes, a blizzard moves in and cancels all flights out of Hoover Airport: they must stay in a basement room with the other unaccompanied minors. Spencer and four others - a chubby boy, a non-stop-talker, a surly girl, and a rich kid - go AWOL and get in trouble with Mr. Porter, the Christmas-hating airport supervisor. The five misfits spend the night evading and enduring Porter's punishments, discovering all sorts of things in back rooms, making sure Katherine gets her visit from Santa, and finding among themselves a new kind of family. Written by
Character Grace Conrad says that her family spends Christmas in Utah - the same location as the picture was filmed in. See more »
When Spencer hangs up the phone at the airport, then it goes to his mom, the woman sitting next to Spencer's mom pushes her headband up. in the next part, it is back down again. See more »
If you guys get me sent back to that room, your dead!
What are you gonna do, rich girl. Have your daddy hire a hit man?
Maybe I'll just have him break your dad out of jail.
[hiding his face behind his hand]
[Grace smirks at Donna, who reacts by attacking Grace and starting a fight]
Girl fight! Girl fight! Oh, my gosh, it's a girl fight!
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Everything's Gonna Be Cool This Christmas (Electric Version)
Written by Mark Everett
Performed by The Eels (as Eels) with Butch Norton
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
i just saw this movie.and as Christmas is one week ahead ,this movie made me glad and had all the good feelings together with clever stylish adventure and kids being intelligent.made me want to be in their group.no one is really bad in this movie,it did not have any "bad" characters or scenes unlike some other family movies.it was a very warm and entertaining movie.the acting was pretty good.the rhythm was proper ,not very fast ,but neither boring,keeping you happy and curious.it makes you see an airport through a child's eyes.i did not see much difference between this movie and the mega-classic home alone,except the star quality of macaulay culkin.but guess what.these kids are very likable without really trying to be,which is a great approach.all together i recommend this movie especially during the Christmas period for everyone young or old who can still feel like a little kid trying to have fun.
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