Up On the Rooftop (2004)

Genres - Children's/Family  |   Sub-Genres - Holiday Film  |   Run Time - 23 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A certified Scrooge finds learns to be careful what he wishes for when his father and brother cancel their holiday festivities in this animated holiday comedy from Jerry Reynolds and Russ Harris. Curtis Calhoun can't stand Christmas and he wants the world to know just how deep his hate for the holiday runs. A man who does all of his holiday shopping at the last minute and never sends any cards, Curtis dampens the holiday spirit of a television news reporter by announcing on live television that he can't stand the holidays. Stuck at home alone when his family inadvertently grants his wish to be left alone on Christmas Eve and frustrated by his bad reception, Curtis climbs to the rooftop to adjust his antennae only to have his entire perception of Christmas altered when he discovers Santa Claus stuck in his chimney.

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Christmas, grouch, holiday, reindeer, Santa-Claus