A Mom for Christmas is a 1990 fantasy/comedy television movie directed by George T. Miller and starring Olivia Newton-John. Based on the book A Mom by Magic by Barbara Dillon, the film originally aired on NBC on December 17, 1990. An historic home in Wyoming, Ohio (owned by Brandon and Judith Cordes) was used as the story's family setting.


The story revolves around 11-year-old Jessica (Juliet Sorcey), whose mother died when she was three years old. Her father, Jim (Doug Sheehan), is a workaholic with little time for his daughter. Just before Christmas, Jessica wins a free wish from a wishing well. Her wish for a mother for Christmas is granted by Philomena (Doris Roberts) and Amy (Olivia Newton-John), a department store mannequin that comes to life to be a mom for Jessica.


  • Olivia Newton-John as Amy Miller
  • Juliet Sorci as Jessica Slocum (credited as Juliet Sorcey)
  • Doug Sheehan as Jim Slocum
  • Doris Roberts as Philomena
  • Carmen Argenziano as Sergeant Morelli
  • Brett Harrelson as Kendall
  • Elliot Greenebaum as Chip Wright (credited as Elliot Moss Greenbaum)
  • Erica Mitchell as Stephanie Clark
  • Aubrey Morris as Nicholas
  • Jim Piddock as Wilkins
  • Gregory Procaccino as Detective Price
  • Steve Russell as Mr. Milliman
  • Jesse Vincent as Teddy O'Neill


AMomForChristmas DVD

On October 21, 2008, the film was released as a Disney Movie Club exclusive DVD, available only to club members for mail or online ordering.


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